Nigerian producer and impresario Odion Iruoje will go down as one of the men who brought Fela Kuti to a wider audience, but his sole album, from 1983, is a blend of Western and African styles that sounds unlike anything that came before it–or anything that came after, for that matter.
Taken from the forthcoming Ace Records release A Dose Of Soul: The Sylvia Funk Recordings 1972-1975.
Kleeer was a prolific New York disco/funk/R&B band, releasing seven albums over five years. This anthology collects the best of the best, and makes a case for their role in the history of the music of the era.
And now…the exciting conclusion to “Rainy Day, Dream Away!”
A stunning document of an excellent R&B group located behind prison bars. Eyes Of Love is one of the most essential reissues of 2015.
No words, simply one of Miles Davis’ finest albums, presented in its entirety, for your listening enjoyment.
Of course we would feature this song today.
Boscoe was an obscure Chicago-based collective of black radical musicians. Their sole album should be a relic from the era; instead, it’s a painful, unintentionally contemporary reminder of how little has change.
A funky take on a classic hippie anthem from one of the queens of modern soul. Enjoy!
Though they only released three EPs and forty-three minutes of music, New York’s Liquid Liquid certainly has earned the influential title they often receive.