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Nickee B – Shy Young Lady / Midnight Promenade (2017) 7″

Nickee B – Shy Young Lady / Midnight Promenade vinyl record is 2nd physical release of the up-and-coming European label, Cadencé Records created in 2015 by Boogie80 members Fanateek One and Albin Filet Mignon, the label specializing in Modern disco grooves with obvious 80’s Synth Funk influences.

This is a type of perfect 7″ record with two amazing tracks that ya’ll disco/funk/boogie heads would definitely not like to miss in your collection. It shall also please your ears with its audiophile grade mastered sound which you should definitely appreciate if you have a decent equipment at your place.

Records come inside a premium 170 gram glossy paper artwork and a plastic sleeve to protect your instant classic modern funk record!

This is the edition limited to 500 copies so you’d better hurry up (the pre-orders have already started and it’s been selling real fast!) & place your order @ Cadence Records page!

 

Saskia – We Found Love/Secret Lover (2017) 12″

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Dd Lahouve Production is back again with another wonderful 12″ 45Rpm Maxi vinylSaskia – We Found Love/Secret Lover to be released on February 6th 2017. Saskia is a female singer from Germany. All in all, this release was a collaborative effort of a few real good professionals: music was produced by Magoo (France), Saskia vocals recorded by Sergio Doc Barone (Germany) at PurpleRoom Studio, artwork designed by DJ Ness D of The Touch Funk (France) and mastering was done by Wadz (France).

Tracklist:
Pure 80’s funk style:
A1. We Found Love ( Extended Version ) 7.22
A2. We Found Love ( Main Version ) 5.11

Mid Tempo 80’s:
B. Secret Lover ( Vocal ) 4.53

Make sure to check & buy this beautifully crafted vinyl with was obviously made with love (and it’s about love too) at DIGGY DOWN OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Hurry up with your order, this vinyl is limited to only 200 copies!!

 

 

Modogsta CD Album (10.10.2016)

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More Bounce Records is back again and this time they released some real heavy hitter: “MODOGSTA” self-titled first album of the group. MODOGSTA is the alliance of three producers DJ Mofak, Dogg Master & Busta Brown.

15442332_552408511616964_579468597624664551_nIf you like Funk, P.Funk, instrumental music flavored with some real nice talkbox & vocoder, or you’re already a fan of any of these 3 artists, then you’re definitely gonna feel this dope album.

You can buy the CD hardcopy @ MODOGSTA Website or cop a digital copy @ BANDCAMP

Diamond Ortiz – Loveline (2016)

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Today is the big day for all the funkateers out there – MOFUNK RECORDS releases the highly-anticiapated album by Diamond Ortiz, called “Loveline” in both in Vinyl and CD formats.

Representing the Bay Area branch of MoFunk’s ever-growing tree, Diamond Ortiz finally brings this first full-length with the label. Fueled by the success of the Zooted 7″ single and subsequent Boomerang 12″ EP,  Diamond continues to expand on his heavy-bottomed, pulsating brand of funk, underscored by deep synth bass lines and skull-shattering hand claps, contrasted perfectly with beautiful melody and joyful sentiments, as exemplified by song titles such as “She Chose Me,” “We Clicked,” and “Natural Fun.”

Weaving interchangeably between the human and electronic incarnations of his voice, it’s easy to draw comparisons between his talkbox technique and those of his more iconic predecessors. Yet, while he makes reference with reverence, he does it in his own way, having distilled the blueprints of many into the sound of one – and it’s ready to be heard in full on “Loveline”.

Make sure to listen & buy your copy @ MOFUNK OFFICIAL BANDCAMP – this is one of those releases that’s not to be missed.

Bybo – Dream On (2016)

0007876932_10Early September, Germany-based label dropped their 3rd release – Dream On EP by a Karlsruhe native, Bybo – a producer from Germany. First Touch lent a hand here with some mixing/post production and put their glossy stamp on most of the cuts.

This 6 track EP travels with ease through the spectrums of Modern Funk, Boogie, New Jack Swing & G-Funk and is definitely must have for the fans of all the above genres: “you get a mixture of fat synth bass, jazzy chords and mellow strings. The end result is a mix that ranges between 80s Funk and Gfunk. Besides this you can recognize elements of New Jack Swing, clearly in the track “Superintelligence” with features such as specific chords mixed with 80s synth sounds”. 

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Ya’ll can preview & purchase this vinyl (incl. digital download) at BORN TO SHINE BANCAMP, as well as their 2 previous dope releases: First Touch – Daycruising EP 12″ & Frankfurt Funk – Master Blaster 7″.

Also, make sure to check the short but informative interview by Bybo HERE.

XL Middleton + Eddy Funkster (2016)

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The MoFunk Records is back at it again, and this time they’re releasing the full-length funk album by XL MiddletonEddy Funkster to be released on 12th Aug 2016 in both Vinyl & CD formats.

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“As co-founders of the label MoFunk Records, and the production team behind one of modern funk’s signature anthems, “Press Play” (featuring Zackey Force Funk), XL Middleton + Eddy Funkster’s album is truly an opus long overdue. In sound, it draws heavily from LA’s musical well over the last several generations, bringing forth hard electro funk styles on “Show Some Respect,” bouncy lowrider funk on cuts like “Solicitation,” and giving a progressive nod to 90’s g-funk on the LBC’d out “California Fly,” which features Domino of “Getto Jam” fame (even if you’re too young or coastally bipartisan to remember the song, heads will recall Biggie’s line “here we go, here we go, but I’m not Domino”). Furthermore, XL + EF channel the more modern feel of ambient, pad-heavy funk on songs like “On Our Way To Funkmosphere.” In spirit, it’s more of a P-Funkesque party, as the entire MoFunk roster plus extended family join in variously on all of the album’s 7 songs, contributing everything from vocals to guitar and talkbox. This is kind of party you’ll want to join in – an ongoing celebration known as modern funk.”

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This is a great album overall & it features Moniquea, Diamond Ortiz, Lady Deuce & Megan Doherty of Social Lovers, Brian Ellis and, of course, Zackey Force Funk and the legendary OG Domino who were mentioned above.

Read the interesting most recent interview with XL Middleton HERE.

The CD & Vinyl can be ordered at the Official Bandcamp of Monfunk Records