As the holidays approach I find myself listening to songs from my youth. “Marmendy Mill” by Flo and Eddie is a song that instantly takes me back to age 15, Atlanta, GA, listening to records with my headphones on.
D’Angelo’s Black Messiah is one of the few important albums released in recent memory that lives up to the highest standard of what an album should be. Check out this great track off of the new album, called “Back To The Future (Part I).”
On Sunday, D’Angelo’s new LP, Black Messiah appeared. Check out this first taste, a track called “Sugah Daddy.”
“i” by Kendrick Lamar uses a backing track built around a re-recorded sample from the Isley Brothers 1973 hit “That Lady”, which equals some serious funk.
New Zealand’s ‘4th Most Popular Folk Parody Duo’ Flight of the Conchords’ Wednesday night lovemakin’ funk track, “It’s Business Time,” gets a bouncing ghetto funk rework from WBBL and Father Funk. Aw, yeah.
“Without A Clue” is from The 1978ers recent full-length release People Of Today, a mandatory acquisition for fans of traditional hip-hop.
Museum of Love is a New York band featuring former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany. Their sound is described as Indie Dance/Nu Disco/Punk Funk, and this featured song is their second single, Monotronic
Jules Born drops this nice little number called “Ask Someone” on his Soundcloud page. I really like the chilled out vibes and tripped out guitar.
“The Way We Do It” is a real hip-hop song which doesn’t stray far from the Golden Era charm that we’ve come to love from Jurassic 5.
Mark Murphy, originally from Syracuse has been recording since 1955 and is still active today. He can sing a song you’ve heard a million versions of and totally make it his own. Here’s his swinging twist on a holiday classic, “My Favorite Things.”