Rare and unreleased Richmond, Virginia funk (1976-1980). There`s a particularly unpretentious & laid back pocket in their brand of unexpurgated Southern fried funk. F/alternate versions of `Dancing & Singing`, `Super Sensuous Woman`, & `Get Up Everybody`
Over the past 10 years, Michael Leonhart has performed and/or recorded w/ some of the best names in music. `Seahorse and The Storyteller`, is the first time the world will be exposed to the psychedelic, reverb drenched & highly intimate music.
The new Danish sound of unique soul productions w/cosmic freak-outs, street smarts, electronic pop, & crossover ballistics packed. Think Moody Man meets Steely Dan meets J Dilla meets Jorge Ben meets Spacek.
Each city`s funk has a very distinctive feel; York is no different. From the jazzy funk of the Pazant brothers, to the hard soul on the cusp of funk by the Ghetto Records posse, this captures the brilliant (if crazy) sounds of the Big Apple.
Irvine plays acoustic piano Fender Rhodes mini moog Hammond organ & synthesizer on this CD version of his two previous DJ oriented vinyl Tuff City releases. Famous for his work w/Nina Simone & drummer Billy Cobham Irvine has also been sampled.
Definitive collection of music from the one and only Sammy Campbell. Culled from master tapes that survived a house fire then shelved in Mr. Campbell`s home studio for 35 years. Fat & funky soul! Includes a 16-page booklet.
81 track, 6LP+4CD box (both formats included) are re-mastered versions of singles from the Twinight, Federal, Cha-Cha, Tmp-Ting, Special Agent, & Zachron labels. Also "Dresses Too Short" "Is It Because I'm Black" LPs & previously unreleased tracks.
Brotherman was a blaxploitation film that wqas cancelled before it was shot, but after the soundtrack was recorded by fledgling vocal group from Chicagoﾒs West side. Draws deeply from Curtis Mayfieldﾒs OST work. Fine cover by Burlesque.