Monday, December 27, 2010
01 Isolee’ “Celeste”
02 Ofak “On Our Way”
04 Frankie Valentine “Zumbi (Isoul8 Remix)
05 Future Licks “Never Never” (Christo Remix)
06 Smallpeople “Meadows”
07 Zac Cimi “Jaguar Sun”
08 John Roberts “Hesitate”
09 Brandy “Ritual” (Atjazz Deep Order Re-Edit)
10 Marcelus “Utopia”
11 Stimming “Change”
12 No Regular Play “Serious Heat”
13 Ron Trent “Open Road”
Mixed By Osunlade @ The House Of Mila, Berlin
Monday, December 13, 2010
Minneapolis based DJ King Otto takes viewers on a tour of his home, record collection, and instruments while discussing his love of 45’s and the progression of his career.
For a special Holy Roller exclusive broadcast on Spine Radio, IG Culture readopts his Son of Scientist alias to meet one of his key inspirations, dub architect Scientist.
Recorded at the Red Bull Music Academy studios, Spine TV headed down to capture the moment on film for the third episode of Loose Joints.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Now-Again Records and What Matters Most present a short film duo entitled “The Model,” inspired by the recently released Seu Jorge and Almaz album by Brazilian singer and actor Seu Jorge. In case you missed part one click here
Mix provided by Jazz Refreshed
The Vibrations – Shake It Up
Deniece Williams – How’d I Know That Love Would Slip Away
Heatwave – Ain’t No Half Steppin’
Minnie Ripperton – Adventures In Paradise
Al Jarreau – You Don’t See Me
Marvin Gaye – Soon I’ll Be Loving You Again
Weldon Irvine – I Love You
Sylvers – We Can Make It If We Try
The Main Ingredient – Work To Do
LA Boppers – You Did It Good
Sylvers – What’s It All About
Marlena Shaw – Look At Me Look At You
Brenda Russell – In The Thick of It
Harvey Mason – Til You Take My Love
Don Blackman – Heart’s Desire
Free Life – Keep My Light in My Window
Bobby Caldwell – Open Your Eyes
Gwen McRae – 90% of Me is You
Steely Dan – The Caves of Altamira
Side Effects – I Can’t Play
Arnold Blair – Trying to Get Next to You
Gary Bartz – Music is MySanctuary
Patrice Rushen – Music of the Earth
Leon Ware – Why I Came to California
Weldon Irvine – We Getting’ Down
Chapter 8 – Let’s Get Together
Webster Lewis – Give Me Some Emotion
Betty Wright – Make Me Love The Rain
Average White Band – Love The Rain
Bill Withers – Better Off Dead
Sergio Mendes – Midnight Lovers
Side Effects – Midnight Lover
Side Effects – S.O.S.
Roy Ayers – If You Love Me
Minnie Ripperton – Every Time He Comes Around
Clifford Coulter – Love’s Too Hot To Hide
Monday, November 29, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Iceberg Slim “Reflections” (1976) ALA Records. Producer: David Drozen; Executive producer: Louis Drozen; Photography: Robert Wotherspoon. Former Chicago pimp and convict, Slim (Robert Beck) reformed and became a published and celebrated author with his first autobiography, PIMP, The Story of My Life in 1969. Slim passed away in 1992 at the age of 73. Rappers Ice Cube and Ice T, both cite Slim as the inspiration for their names.
With his polished delivery and smooth, almost soothing voice, Iceberg Slim could have been one of any number of beatnik poets, delivering elaborate monologues over smooth background music on 1976’s Reflections. The difference is Iceberg Slim (neé Robert Beck) was a pimp, and his stories are scathingly explicit, and, more often than not, extraordinarily compelling. The language can get graphic; this is not an album for the squeamish. For those who aren’t easily offended, though, this album will be spellbinding. Slim’s skills as a storyteller cannot be overstated; even at his crudest, he still spins riveting yarns. “The Fall” is virtually autobiographical, depicting his last days as a pimp and what sent him on a downfall to prison, leavened with scabrous humor.
“Broadway Sam” is a mean, hilarious story of another pimp who has the tables turned on him in prison. The second half of the record, though, is more poignant, as Slim remembers a lost love on “Durealla” and comes to terms with his relationship with his late mother on “Mama Debt.” Throughout the record, Slim is backed by jazzy music courtesy of the Red Holloway Quartet, which enhances the stories without overshadowing them. Many years later, of course, Slim would serve as the inspiration for gangsta rappers like Ice-T (who named himself after Slim) and Schoolly D. Too many of Slim’s followers, though, lack the mixture of street smarts and the intellectual and emotional depth shown here. For anyone interested in the roots of modern urban culture, Reflections is a must-hear. – Victor W. Valdivia, All Music Guide
Harlem River Drive Eddie Palmieri Roulette Records With Charlie Palmieri on Organ and Jimmy Norman, Vocals. (1971) Seminal early mix of latin, salsa, soul, funk and jazz. Have a listen to The
New single off Damu The Fudgemunk’s upcoming album “Supply For Demand” out today on wax and more. This is the only album worth buying this month considering it comes with the instrumentals too. Who still does that. Bless!
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Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Just when you thought you were safe in your crates, DJ Cam Jus steps into another realm of sonics sure to capture the listeners from the Bay area and beyond, to carve out a new voice in the musical landscape. Keep the music immortalized!
More Bounce by Cam Jus
1.Zapp & Roger - So Ruff, So Tuff
2.Ronnie Hudson - West Coast Poplock
3.Zapp & Roger - More Bounce to the Ounce
4.Vaughn Mason & Crew - Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
5.One Way - Cutie Pie
6.Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love
7.Mtume - Hips
8.Dam Funk ft. MC Eight - Hood Pass Intact
9.Red - I Should Tell Ya Momma On You
10. Red - I Should Tell Ya Momma On You(Chops remix)
11.Bootsy Collins - Telephone Bill
12.Rick James - Ghetto Life
13.Rick James Cold Blooded
14.The Time - 777-9311
15.Prince - Controversy
16.The Time - Ice Cream Castles
17.One Way - Push
18.Slave - Watching You
19.Zapp & Roger - Computer Love
20.Parliament - Flash Light
21.Parliament - Not Just Knee Deep
22.Arcade Funk - Tilt
Henry Dagg is a sound sculptor and musician. Spine TV were lucky enough to be invited to the Biscuit House in Faversham, the studio where he builds astounding instruments that take your breath away.
We take an up close look at The Sharpsichord, a beautiful, hand-built tin barrel organ that took four years to complete.
Album, released in 1966, Nougaro decides to release French music out of its boundaries, far from commonly tread ground, above and beyond habitually visited places. For the word crazy Toulousain singer, his inspiration comes from a mix of other landscapes.
Brazil offers him bossa nova, sensuality and the standard Berimbau that he completely makes his own to create Bidonville, magnificently orchestrated by Baden Powell.
Next up he turns to Africa for the first time and its complex rhythms which he uses brilliantly on the tribal and bewitching L'Amour Sorcier.The Afro-Brazilian influence creates interesting avenues, but jazz remains Nougaro's main passion, the musical current he blends with best and through which his poetry is fully satisfied.
With covers (A Bout De Souffle borrowed from Dave Brudbeck) and compositions (Sing Sing Song) Nougaro's voice is a perfect match for the swing and syncopations of this demanding music.
Bidonville is a great jazz classic, with brilliantly composed songs of omnipresent inventiveness, and insolent youth.
"Guarded Things" is the newest single off of the album.
Directed, shot and edited by Hilton Carter
Andrea Choe: Costume and Production Design
Maia Wagle: Hair and Make-Up
Starring: Grace Ockiya, Fallon Mann, and Andrea Choe
Special thanks to Mike Cruz, Kara Marks, Melinda Fey, Nate Harvey, Nick Cope and Matt Gerbasi.