Tagged: funk


Stream: Phony Ppl, “Baby, Meet My Lover”

FADER PREMIERE Phony Ppl, the six-man Brooklyn funk group, ask a main girl and side chick to get a along on new fireside jam “Baby, Meet My Lover.” It’s their contribution to DJ Kitty Cash’s … read more »

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Vinyl Archeology: Cosmo Baker’s Selections of Power and Positvity

Today, America votes to elect the president who’ll serve for the next four years. In 2009′s FADER #59, Philly-born and Brooklyn-based DJ Cosmo Baker selected this group of old songs to celebrate the beginning of … read more »

POSTED November 6, 2012 3:06PM IN REHEATERS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: The Child of Lov, “Heal”

Enigmatic The Child of Lov emerged earlier this summer with a funky, soulful demo for “Heal.” Here’s the official video for the track, shot in Atlanta by Focus Creeps, which sheds a bit more light … read more »

POSTED October 8, 2012 10:49AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Daily Inspiration: Don Cornelius

This morning, Don Cornelius, creator and host of the beloved dance show Soul Train, was found dead in his Los Angeles home. Politically and musically conservative, Cornelius nevertheless extended the olive branch to hip hop … read more »

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GEN F: Woolfy

Simon James is called Woolfy both because he “ended up in a loony bin one time” and also because he has hairy legs. On the other end of the phone, before he says hello, James … read more »

POSTED October 13, 2011 1:00PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

Stream: Endgames, “Ecstacy (Jam City Refix)”

If you’ve ever been to a block party where the DJ is playing nothing but late 70s/early 80s funk and thought to yourself, hey this is incredible especially because there are a bunch of old … read more »

POSTED August 16, 2010 4:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Master Blazter, Blazt Off Mixtape

Master Blazter is the live-band incarnation of Dam-Funk‘s vertiginous synth Narnia merging super-shiny territories with his LA pals, keyboard man Computer Jay and drummer-producer J1. This mixtape, mixed by DJ Kutmah, shows from what corners … read more »

POSTED May 20, 2010 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

The Let Out: Chico Mann

Tonight on the Let Out, our weekly radio show on East Village Radio, we will be dropping an assortment of new gems accompanied by our usual barrage of hilarious banter. Then we will welcome special … read more »

POSTED May 14, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Video: Bootsy Collins Hosts Centric's "Funk 101" Documentary Series

Foul-mouthed teachers always seem the coolest. Having the high school teach drop “F” bombs just seems to put them on your kid’s level, but if they’re any more hip like Bootsy Collins, they switch up … read more »

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Video: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings "I Learned the Hard Way"

R&B buddy flicks, go with us on this one. Judging by the on-screen chemistry between Sharon Jones and Lee Fields in the visual to “I Learned the Hard Way,” the elder-stateswoman (and man) of throwback … read more »

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