A fine day to listen to some funky tunes! I had a grand time by myself in the studio dropping records on ya all. Mixing some classics with some brand spanking new promotional items of worth and I'd say the party was a good one.Catch Radio Clandestino with Andujar every Monday 230-430pm (ET) at WMUA.
Ray Barretto..."Pastime Paradise"...v/a-World's Funkiest Covers...(Cultures of Soul)
Fantastic latin-funk version of Stevie's classic. Also found on Barretto's La Cuna LP.
Curtis Mayfield..."Move On Up"...Curtis...(Curtom)
One of my favorite songs by one of America's greatest ever composers.
Chicago Gangsters..."Gangster Boogie"...Gangster Boogie...(Gold Plate)
Sampled by the likes of Mantronix, Geto Boys, Schooly D and others.
Melvin Jackson..."Cold Duck Time"...Funky Skull...(Limelight)
Eddie Harris' tune as performed by his bass player and group.
Lou Donaldson..."If There's A Hell Below"...Cosmos...(Blue Note)
Killer line-up on this LP from Lou's soul-jazz period!
Roy Porter..."Hip City"...v/a-Hip City...(Luv N' Haight)
Charles Kynard..."Rock Steady"...Woga...(Mainstream)
Nice cover of Aretha's tune.
Akashic Record..."3 AM Run"...Theosophy...(self released)
Beau Sasser & Brian Thomas and one of the premier funk bands in New England. Catch Beau this Wed nite at Bishop's Lounge as part of the Alan Evans trio.
Shaolin Afronauts..."Amhara"...Quest Under Capricorn...(Freestyle)
Shaolin Afronauts..."Kilimanjaro (live)"...12"...(Freestyle)
A couple of joints from recent releases by Australia's mighty Shaolin Afronauts!
Antibalas..."The Rat Catcher"...Antibalas...(Daptone)
One of the great bands of our generation are back with a superb and necessary album. And check the cover art!
Shokazoba..."Script Reader"...Congress For Sale...(self released)
Our local funksters Shokazoba play a free show in Greenfield's Energy Park this Saturday. The music starts at noon, Shok hit at 1:45.
Above: The southeast entrance to the Energy Park. Below: A crowd gathered for live music in the Park. One of Downtown Greenfield's nicest spots!
The Bamboos w/ Tim Rogers..."I Got Burned"...Medicine Man...(Tru Thoughts)
Here is the official video for this great tune!
Atman..."Third Stone From The Sun"...Tradition...(Drunken Fish)
One of my all time favorite Jimi covers.
Debo Band..."Ney Ney Weleba"...Debo Band...(Next Ambience/Sub Pop)
Congrats to the two lucky listeners who won free copies of the new CD by Debo Band.
Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra..."Harissa"...Last Odyssey...(Ubiquity)
Awesome new project with members of Nostalgia 77 getting together some all stars from Ghana.
Lord Shorty & Vibrations International..."Vibrations Groove"...v/a-Sofrito: International Soundclash...(Strut)
The original soca maestro and a hot new collection of tropical nuggets from the Sofrito crew.
Yambú..."Sunny" (Whiskey Barons rmx)...12" (forthcoming)...(Vampisoul)
A forthcoming project with Spanish label Vampi and DJ Bongohead. Boston's Whiskey Barons have been making a lot of noise and will continue to do so with joints like this.
Kendra Morris..."Shine On You Crazy Diamond"...promo...(Wax Poetics)
Nice cover of the Pink Floyd classic. Cop it here.
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