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Los Angeles production duo Starkiller team up with English vocalist Harleighblu for new single, album

Los Angeles natives C. E. Garcia and Alfredo E. Fratti—core members of Adrian Younge’s Venice Dawn who have laid down ill bass lines and keyboards,…

September 21st, 2016 | | Tracks
Lafayette Afro Rock Band / Ice

The Lafayette Afro Rock Band and its sister group Ice compiled on new release

“We did the first record in early ’73 under the name of Ice, Each Man Makes His Own Destiny, which didn’t sell at all,” says…

September 16th, 2016 | | New Releases/Tracks
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Grasso Brothers know how to boogie, and show it on new compilation

A pair of siblings for whom crate digging has grown from a shared obsession to a family business, Gino and Federico Grasso hail from Bologna,…

September 14th, 2016 | | Articles
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2016 End of Summer soul and jazz mixtape

Who says soul music is dead? As an ode to some great soul and jazz music that’s been made since the clock rolled over to…

September 13th, 2016 | | Mixtape
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Austin Boogie Crew’s Starship Connection drops a cover of Zapp’s “Heartbreaker”

  The Austin Boogie Crew has been busy lately, dropping a couple new gems, including this 45 from San Francisco crew Starship Connection, which includes the…

September 13th, 2016 | | Contests/Tracks
Suriname Disco Mix

Suriname disco-funk mix and new compilation from Rush Hour

  Suriname, a former colony of the Netherlands, is on the Caribbean coast of South America, and borders on French Guiana, Guyana, and Brazil. In…

September 12th, 2016 | | Mixtape/New Releases
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Austin band Money Chicha put a cumbia spin on Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy”

  Adrian Quesada is a man of many talents. As a guitarist and songwriter, he’s been part of many bands and projects, including Grupo Fantasma, Brownout,…

September 9th, 2016 | | Tracks
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Never Grow Old: Toots returns to performing with Chicago appearance

When a drunk fan hurled an empty glass vodka bottle at Frederick “Toots” Hibbert at a Richmond, Virginia music festival in 2013, striking him in…

September 8th, 2016 | | Guest Blog
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