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Monday, September 30, 2013

The Grits

5-headed band from Brighton, UK - "The Grits play raw, rare, psychedelic funk music and make raw, rare psychedelic funk records" (from facebook)

Listen from soundcloud and from bandcamp, check their website





Sunday, September 29, 2013

RLS - Restless Leg Syndrome

RLS - Restless Leg Syndrome from Vienna, Austria - DJ and producer d.b.h and the two turntable wizards Chrisfader and Testa -  the concept behind their joint-venture is quite simple: take an (old) genre of music, sample and flip it into dancefloor-ready beats, getting some wild moves started worldwide...

Dabkeh musically explores the Arab world, in Swapping Swingers the focus is on the Swinging 1920s (unbelievable!)...

FREE (nameyourprice) DOWNLOAD of 9-track album "Dabkeh"

FREE (nameyourprice) DOWNLOAD of 6-track album "Swapping Swingers"








Saturday, September 28, 2013

Loopa Scava

Ilias Mimilidis a.k.a. "Loopa Scava" from Thessaloniki, Greece - great combination of different groovy styles: dubby bass-lines fitting strong with the trip-hop beats, the saxophone blows abstract jazzy tunes giving oxygen to the piano and the rhodes while in many cases the sound from the vintage classic guitar are driving your thoughts very far...(from beatport)

Listen from myspace, grab dl from soundcloud






Friday, September 27, 2013

Slabofmisuse

Slabofmisuse is a beatmaker and remixer from Cape Town, South Africa - dealing with Electronica,Downtempo,Dub and Breaks, collaborating with GRAMATIK on Street Bangers 2 & 5 - classic Hip Hop, Funk, Soul and  unique arrangements, instruments and analog crackles...

Check his website with discography and
FREE DOWNLOAD of 5-track release "Slapofmisuse EP"
Listen and get free downloads from soundcloud
Listen to and get the 25-track album "The Wheels On The Bus"





Thursday, September 26, 2013

Cayetano ft. NEK

Downtempo, dub and funk master Giorgos Bratanis aka Cayetano from Athens, Greece -

Listen from bandcamp, see other "Cayetano"-posts with dl-links here and here
 
FREE DOWNLOAD  of "Feel-Teddy Killerz remix"









Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Sonic Funk Foundry

 Sonic Funk Foundry is composer, remixer and DJ TomFunk from Vienna, Austria - African, Brazilian and Funk vibes that chug along into cool groovy dancefloor rhythms...

Listen and grab a lot of downloads from soundcloud

Listen to and get releases from bandcamp





http://sonicfunkfoundry.bandcamp.com/
https://soundcloud.com/dj-tomfunk

Monday, September 23, 2013

TarzanBros

TarzanBros are Grigoris & Theofilos Tantanozis, based in Leeds, Britain (UK) - Funk and Latin and HipHop and Reggae sounds mixed up .... funky latin swing breaks

Listen and find a lot of FREE DOWNLOADS from soundcloud,

FREE DOWNLOAD of 2 cool tracks here and here,  5-track album Chess with your life available from bandcamp






Saturday, September 21, 2013

Gendroid

Hennady Prikhodko, coming from the Ukraine, is the beatwizard behind GENDROID - funky drum beats and bass lines, jazz inspired flutes, infectious rhythms, cinematic strings and percussion...pure funk release

Listen and grab a lot of downloads from soundcloud
Listen and get his full-length album "Funky Weapon"




Friday, September 20, 2013

Hard Proof

Hard Proof is a 10-headed collective from Austin, Texas - Sub-Saharan sounds fused with afro'beat-down with brass bounce, jazz and deep funk

Listen to their full length self-titeled debut album "Hard Proof" and  their latest 45 "Dragon b​/​w Tere"




Thursday, September 19, 2013

FunkFerret

FunkFerret from Auckland, New Zealand - a very talented Kiwi that describes himself as a soul bustin', jazz spankin', funk slangin' breaks monkey...

Check his website, listen and grab a lot of free downloads from soundcloud





Wednesday, September 18, 2013

CMC & Silenta

CMC & Silenta are funky breakbeat duo from Freiburg, Germany - hip hop influences combined with electronic music, funk, soul and breaks leads into dance floor busting tunes and remixes for Bands like "The Dub Pistols" and "The Baker Brothers"....

Listen and grab some downloads from soundcloud and from GhettoFunk
listen to their highly acclaimed full-length album "Get it i on now"



Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Alpman

Instrumental "spychedelic" funk from Turkey...

Get the 45' here, and the digital download and some more infos from bandcamp




Sunday, September 15, 2013

Z-Funkster

Z-Funkster - DJ, remixer and beatmaker from London, Britain (UK)

Grab downloads from soundcloud and you gotta listen necessarily to the cookin and groovin  





Saturday, September 14, 2013

Ghetto Funk - The Icons Vol. 1-3

Ghetto Funk presents Icons time again - "35 of the best artists in our chosen scene to remix a classic Icon of music. The result 2 hours of huge party tracks FREE for you to download."
 
FREE DOWNLOAD of Volume 3 from soundcloud 

FREE DOWNLOAD of  Volume 1 and 2 - still available directly from Ghetto Funk as member (register with any name and a working email-address)

Je-Ka-Lo

INI presents us 6 re-edits with a focus on African flavours. Nigerian highlife, funk from Ghana, Mali music, Carribbean heat, it’s all in the blender. Combining modern production with feel and groove of the originals...

FREE DOWNLOAD of compilation  Je - Ka - Lo! by Umoja

AM & Shawn Lee

London based groove master Shawn Lee in a pop-funk-psychodelic inspired collaboration with LA-based singer-songwriter AM

FREE DOWNLOAD of 6-track album to celebrate their Psychedelic Soul Soiree Fall Tour 2013 



 

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Wax Triptych

Wax Triptych is a trip-hop trio featuring Mononome, Jenova 7 and Mr. Moods from Dusted Wax Kingdom -  a dark, dusty, down-tempo journey into the cool, aged grooves and sounds of the past.

FREE DOWNLOAD of "A Tale of 3 Heads"


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Quasamodo

News from beatmaker Quasamodo (see other post here) from Greece:  a compilation with songs that never found their way into an album - from Mash-Ups to Disco and from Dub to Balkan

FREE DOWNLOAD of 8-track album "Looking Back Facing Forward"

and 2 more albums:

FREE DOWNLOAD of  "Truth Be Told (Double album)"
FREE DOWNLOAD of "Movin' On"








Monday, September 9, 2013

Soul Makossa & Jestofunk - Karim Edits

DJ, beatmaker and remixer Karim from Barcelona, Spain with 2 new edits for free - see other post here for more dl-links




Sunday, September 8, 2013

Super Spanish Combo REMIXED

SSC from Barcelona, Spain- remixes of the cool album LLego el Combo (check other post with dl-links here) by Basement Freaks, Quincy Jointz, All Good Funk Alliance, Calagad 13 and SSC itself...

FREE DOWNLOAD of 8-track album Super Spanish Combo Remixed




Friday, September 6, 2013

DUB FX | THEORY OF HARMONY

DubFX (see post with dl-links and best vids so far here) is finishing his New Album ‘Theory Of Harmony’, making Next Level Video Clips for every track and then launching it street level all over the world - reaching out for everyone to be a part of this journey, in return he has created many “exclusive to pledge only” incentives...

Check out pledgemusic and his website for more





Thursday, September 5, 2013

Jean Claude Gavri returns

Jean Claude Gavri (see first post here) returns with a 4 track smasher (Zenith Distribution) - dirty,
frainy, percussive with a phat bumpy kick ....



Loop Maffia

Polish producer and beatsmith LoopMaffia, currently based in Wexford, Ireland, is part of Cold Busted - hot soulful beats mixed with nu-school flavors

Visit his website,  listen and find downloads from soundcloud,
check bandcamp for a lot of free releases

FREE DOWNLOAD 4-track Living Dead EP vol.1



 New album FunkISH to be released 11. September-  preview here





Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Nicolas Jaar

Born in NY, raised in Santiago de Chile, now based in NY again  Jaar is also the owner and founder of his own record label and art house Clown & Sunset.which will be replaced 9/13 by the launch of his new label Other People(new release available)

FREE DOWNLOAD of Essential Mix of the Year 2012 crowned by Radio 1 (BBC)

Listen from soundcloud, check him on facebook

FREE DOWNLOAD of  "Nico Edits LP"




--> great Youtube playlist!