Posts Tagged ‘James Brown’

Song of the Day: Psychotropic “Only For The Headstrong”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Oct 21, 2014
Nick Nicely

Atmospheric and with a barebones simple structure this song has a huge sound almost tailor made for the cavernous warehouse parties it was intended for.

Song of the Day: Rappin’ Hood “Sou Negrão”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Mar 20, 2014
Rappin' Hood

“Sou Negrão” by Rappin’ Hood is an irresistible Brazilian samba song in praise of positivity, in the tradition of James Brown and Public Enemy.

Song of the Day: The JB’s “The Grunt (Copycat’s Heavy Hitting Remix)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jan 31, 2014

“Copycat’s Heavy Hitting Remix” of The JB’s draws admitted inspiration from Public Enemy’s Bomb Squad, but with enough filter and tweaks to let you know this is 2014, not 1989. Get at it.

Song of the Day: Fred and the New J.B.’s “Breakin’ Bread”

Posted by: Neville C.
Dec 18, 2013

Fred Wesley and the New J.B.’s “Breakin’ Bread” is perhaps my favorite holiday/family-related funk jam. This song is all about family and food and James Brown’s rhythm section just does not let up the groove.

Song of the Day: James Brown “Dooley’s Junkyard Dawgs”

Posted by: Neville C.
Sep 25, 2013

Augusta, GA is also known for two things: The Masters and The Godfather of Soul James Brown. Here’s how he wrote the Georgia Bulldogs fight song.

Song of the Day: James Brown “Sunny” (Regrooved by Featurecast)

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jun 17, 2013

Featurecast adds his production magic and regrooves James Brown’s jazzy version of Bobby Hebb’s “Sunny” into a drum’n’bass masterpiece!

On The Good Foot: Happy 80th to James Brown

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Apr 29, 2013
On The Good Foot

A James Brown dance party on the eve of what would have been his 80th birthday. With DJs Daz-I-Kue, Applejac, and DJ Stylus

Song of the Day: Sly, Slick & Wicked “Sho’ Nuff”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Apr 03, 2013
Sly, Slick & Wicked

The Cleveland, Ohio soul trio Sly, Slick & Wicked landed on James Brown’s People imprint, and eventually Motown, after a handful of successful singles released upon the group’s 1970 formation.

Marva Whitney (1944-2012)

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 24, 2012

We bid farewell to Soul Sister #1 Marva Whitney, the funkiest of the funky divas.

Song Of The Day: James Brown “Funky President (People It’s Bad)”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Nov 06, 2012

It’s Election Day 2012! In recognition of this day, I’ve chosen James Brown’s “Funky President (People It’s Bad)” as my song of the day.