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VARIOUS ARTISTS – 5 Years Of Modern Funk

April 23, 2020

Austin Boogie Crew 2020 Lassoing the groove in anniversary style, Texan record label presents a tasty slice of their finger-popping roster. Funk’s never been the same since its chunks began dissolving in a disco bouillabaisse to get smoothed on the … Continue reading

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VITESSE – Live At Rockpalast 1979

April 4, 2020

MiG 2020 Riding a Trans-European express, pop-rock juggernaut rolls into TV station to stun the punters and have fun. Formed in Holland, named in French and popular in Germany, this team seemed destined for international success but, alas, impressive as … Continue reading

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RED56 – Eminence Funk

January 31, 2020

Red56 2019 Soul-soothing and bone-shattering groove from experienced scenesters who flesh out their simpatico numbers with lushly orchestrated tension. Here’s a case of title saying it all yet withholding its gist. Bass and voice are basically the only things this … Continue reading

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CHRIS HASKETT – Insufficient Necessities

December 6, 2019

Den City 2019 Stepping out of Rollins and Bowie shadows, globe-trotting guitarist forgets about his worries and his strife. Not a household name, Chris Haskett has long been kept in high esteem by his peers and heroes yet, even quarter-century … Continue reading

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SHOB – Solide

May 15, 2019

Shob 2019 French master of bottom-end groove finds his finest hour and gets away with it Third albums usually belong to the “make it or break it” category, yet this record boldly embraces both parts of such equilibrium, establishing Shob … Continue reading

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