Freestyle dig out another rarity in the form of a DIY brit-funk 7″ from Highway Motion aka David Humphrey. Tinged with raw post-punk edge and 70s library music-style synth leads, this 45 is quite simply massive amounts of fun.
Two of the finest tracks from Lance Ferguson’s Rare Groove Spectrum Vol. 1, the stellar takes on EW&F’s Brazilian Rhyme and James Mason’s Sweet Power Your Embrace, have been picked up for this limited Japanese 7″ edition courtesy of Jet Set Records – and a ridiculously strong pairing it is too.
A new project by Mato with exclusive Dub versions of some of the most famous Jazz-Funk, Soul-Jazz, Funk & Fusion tracks: Herbie Hancock, Kool & The Gang, WAR, Eddie Henderson, Weather Report, Deodato, Barry White, Lonnie Liston Smith and more.
NY DJ, producer and multi-instrumentalist Toribio baptizes Real Feel Records with the Brown Cocoa Skin EP. The record is chock full of lush, swingy tracks built for the dancefloor. The legendary DJ Spinna contributes the finishing touches with a monster remix.
Essential 7” only mixes from funk legends Pleasure featuring two exclusive versions taken from the original session recordings available here for the first time. The previously unreleased 45 Mix of their 1975 classic jazz dance rare groove spin ’Straight Ahead’ coupled with their 1977 b-boy anthem ‘Can’t Turn You Loose’. This single covers all the angles for soul-funk fans and b-boys alike.
A complete album masterpiece in every sense of the word, considered by many people to be one of the greatest ever made, regardless of genre. Celebrating 50 years since its release, Mr Bongo release a special version on black/gold vinyl with booklet and photo cards from the original recording sessions.