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Africa Gone Funkee

The process that it takes in discovering rare gems, unearthing a quality source, doing the necessary homework on the artists and then presenting a top notch product is not an easy one, especially when originates from the motherland of Africa. … Continue reading

The Real Thing “Give It Up Turnit Loose”

There are record labels of all sorts pressing music to satisfy every type of vinyl lover out there. But very few have a distinct focus of seeking out quality and unreleased tracks from years past and delivering it with great … Continue reading

Skeme Richards at Soul City

On Friday January 30th Skeme Richards will be special guest DJ at Soul City in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Soul City is an all vinyl dance party that focuses on Disco and dance classics of old and new, playing everything from … Continue reading

Funky Drummer (Make Me Sweat) Jorun Bombay Edit

Oh man, Jorun Bombay is back on the boards and delivering a one two punch with the latest double sider from Soundweight Records. We’re not fond of people reworking, remixing or editing anything tune from the Soul Brother #1’s catalog … Continue reading

The Lost James Brown / Bootsy Collins Album

We just got word from the folks over at Now-Again Records that they are set to release what sounds to be a rarity of rare if we’ve ever seen one before! The Lost James Brown / Bootsy Collins Album, “These … Continue reading

The Night James Brown Saved Boston

This Wednesday night, New York will be treated to a very special screening of The Night James Brown Saved Boston. The screening will take place at St. Nicholas Park at 8:45pm and is a free event but before doing so, … Continue reading

Osaka Monaurail “Riptide” LP

There are very few if any bands that capture the essence and funk left behind by James Brown and The J.B.’s, but Japan’s Osaka Monaurail exudes that same energy that made Soul Brother #1 e 8th Wonder of the world. … Continue reading

The Worlds Greatest JB Tribute Mix

There have been plenty of James Brown tribute mixes to come out since his passing and all covering important works from his catalog of hits. But don’t think we’ve ever heard one of this magnitude and clocking in at just … Continue reading

James Brown “love power peace”

James Brown is the greatest to ever do it, that’s it, that’s all nothing more needs to be said. But just when we thought we’ve seen and heard it all from Soul Brother #1, we recently got word that the … Continue reading

Covering Funky James

We’ve been trying to play catch up here at the office and going through the stacks of 45’s that we’ve received from various sources so that we can finally do reviews. One 7” which we came across (which has completely … Continue reading