We're not sure how to translate "Baterasso" – but to us, the word may well just mean "funk" – as the tune's this funky monster with heavy drums, a great-paced bassline, and these claps that move all up and down the groove alongside some percussion! "Canottaggio& ... (Funky 45's, Sound Library)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Two fantastic funky grooves from Chicago guitarist Johnny Frigo – both done for the series of jazz dance recordings by choreographer Gus Giordano! "Spill The Wine" is the classic tune from War and Eric Burdon – but done here with a really sweet Fender Rhodes line in the lead ... (Funky 45's, Sound Library)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Magnetic System (Vince Tempera, Franco Bixio & Fabio Frizzi) —
Godzilla/Escape ... 7-inch AMS (Italy), Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)...
A tremendous trio from the Italian soundtrack scene of the 70s – Franco Bixio, Fabio Frizzi, and Vince Tempera – all great talents on their own, but a real powerhouse of grooves when they got together on work like this! The Bixio-Fizzi-Tempera name always meant something extra-groovy ... (Funky 45's, Sound Library)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
(Special Record Store Day 2020 release – now bumped into regular rotation!)
Two gems from the De Wolfe sound library – back to back on a single 45! "Way Star" is a wonderful mellow number – a slow groove and lots of electric piano lines – which you might recognize from the cut's use as a Madlib sample! "Moon Bird" has a similar ... (Funky 45's, Sound Library)read more7-inch, Vinyl record