Some funky 7″ magic from those cats at Social Beats comes to us at the end of this month in the form of Steam (b/w Man Of Your Word) by Laura Vane & The Vipertones. A project involving both Dutch and British artists, Laura Vane & The Vipertones consist of Phil Martin, Ton van der Kolk, Diesler and of course songstress Laura Vane, as well as a handful of other talented musicians to back them up.
The A-side, Steam, rides … [read more]
This is something a bit special. New 7″ from Timmion Records of Finland right here. It’s by Myron and E with The Soul Investigators – the A-side is the track Cold Game and the B-side is called I Can’t Let You Get Away.
First things first: in the contemporary soul circles, this thing is going off big style. Initially 300 were pressed towards the end of last year, with more slowly trickling out into the new year. Every soul loving vinyl urchin is trying … [read more]
I’m pleased to be able to share with you an exclusive track from Traveller Records of Finland, it’s by DJ Hen Boogie (of The Derelix fame) and features Kissey Asplund on vocals – the track is called Adore. Out now through Traveller Records on 7″, the B-side contains the track Summertime, featuring vocals from Jeni Fujita, whom you may recognise from her work with the Fugees.
A guest podcast today for you lucky, lucky people, direct from groove-weaver extraordinaire Orsi and also with words from groove-weaver extraordinaire Orsi…
January is the first month of the year, and consequently also a month when people don’t have a lot of money (after having spent most of it during the holidays). And if that wasn’t enough to turn the milk sour, it is also a very cold and gloomy month for us living in the northern hemisphere, not leaving much to smile about. … [read more]
Volume 29 has arrived! First off, thanks to both Micro Matic and Medley Megamix for holding the podcast-fort recently. Alas, 29 is here and it’s chock full of goodness. This hour long baby includes bangers from the likes of; Bullion, Funkshone, Kinny and AFTA-1.
Volume 29 tracklisting:
01. Bullion – I’m Waiting For The Day
02. The Avalanches – Run DNA
03. Funkshone – Stop The Bus
04. Kings Go Forth – One Day
05. Kinny – Idle Forest Of Chit … [read more]
Illa J is the younger Brother of one James Yancey, AKA J Dilla, who sadly passed in February 2006. J Dilla was a legendary beatsmith, perhaps revered more posthumously, yet that cant mask the creativity and sheer talent he possessed. His parting gift for younger Brother, Illa J, was some beats. So here is Illa J, emceeing over said beats, for his debut LP on Delicious Vinyl. The LP is called Yancey Boys and it’s available now.
Rich and soulful, Yancey Boys spans … [read more]