Posts Tagged: Funk

RJD2’s Future is Enticing with “Dame Fortune”


RJD2‘s new album Dame Fortune is the sound of the future. Out today via RJ’s Electrical Connections, the veteran producer’s latest production showcases an eclectic sound you don’t want to miss. With a career spanning over 20 years, RJD2 successfully fuses genres such as soul, funk and electronic music all at the same time. Each track off Dame Fortune transports… Read more »

The Mysterious Melodic Musings of William Onyeabor


Who is William Onyeabor? No, really… Who is this guy? What’s his story? Go ‘head; try to find some info on his background. His Wikipedia page is short and not exactly what I would consider reliable, filled with “claims” and suppositions. Turns out, William Onyeabor’s genius talent has largely been contained in his homeland of… Read more »

The Coolin’ System’s debut LP makes Nashville Scene’s 2011 Critics Poll


Soul/Jazz ensemble The Coolin’ System‘s eponymously-titled LP, released in March 2011 by the Nashville-based G.E.D. Soul Records made the Nashville Scene‘s 2011 Critics Poll as one of the best local LPs of 2011. The Coolin’ System is in great company, as others on the list included Pistol Annies, The Features, JEFF The Brotherhood, Gillian Welch,… Read more »

Daptone 7” Singles Collection, Vol.2


Various Artists 7” Singles Collection, Vol.2 / Daptone / Buy The current resurgence in funk and soul music can be largely attributed to rare and often forgotten gems being saved from dusty record crates (usually found in moldy basements, estate sales, flea markets, and other undesirable locations), cleaned up, digitized and shared with music enthusiasts… Read more »