Tag: jam

August 10, 2017 /

When it comes to ’80s funk, Zapp are heavyweights. Coming straight out of Ohio (that great funk state) the Troutman brothers, Larry, Roger, Lester, and Terry, came to prominence with the help of musical gawds Bootsy Collins and George Clinton (king of the P-Funk), and a magical little device called a talkbox, and changed popular music forever.

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October 22, 2015 /

Time for a little soul.

On the first listen, you might think that the Bay Area group Monophonics is some fabled lost group from the 1960s, their record an ultra-rare groove found in the collection of only the most knowledgeable and hip crate-digger.

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September 25, 2012 /

Now this is a track to vibe to.

All day I’ve been listening to this one, a track from Chequered Thoughts, the debut album of the R&B/Neo-soul/Dat good old smoothchilljams outfit known as Funkommunity, the pairing of singer Rachel Frasier and producer Isaac Aesili.

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