Cool reissue of this classic lost album that has the Brand New Heavies backing up an assortment of great hip hoppers, including Main Source, The Pharcyde, Black Sheep, Kool G Rap, Gang Starr, and Masta Ace. Filled with good cuts that mix hip hop and live jazzy playing, and includes the titles ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Filthy Six —
More Filth ... LP Acid Jazz (UK), 2016. New Copy ...
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These guys may be filthy, but don't hold it against them – as this mod sextet use their dirt to bring plenty of grit to their grooves! The group's a bit jazz, a bit funk, and a bit more soul when they've got a singer in the mix – which they do on two tracks here that have Brendan ... (Deep Funk) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic compilation of work from one of the grooviest groups on the UK scene of the late 60s – a mod combo with a surprisingly funky undercurrent at times – and a sound that's virtually the definition of the freakbeat groove! The drums here are wonderful – as heavy and ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Early work by the James Taylor Quartet – one of the group's first hard-hitting Hammond-driven albums, and a killer batch of retro funky tunes with a 60s R&B instrumental feel! James is really wailing on the Hammond on this one – blowing out some hip solos that romp with a mod late ... (Deep Funk) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy cover version – heavier than the original!)
A great one by this groovy British jazz/funk outfit – and early work by the group that has a sound that's completely different from anything else they ever did! The groove here is more 60s mod than 70s funk, and James plays some firey piano in a groove that recalls some of the best British ... (Deep Funk) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Raucous R&B, tight psych and mod soul from the late 60s UK – on a stellar Vol 4 in the great Rare Mod series from Acid Jazz – and nearly everything on it is entirely fresh to our ears! Rare Mod really goes deep, uncovering tunes that are honestly as infectious as the major mod ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Rare Mod 5 ... LP Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ...
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A whole new set of mod soul smokers – contemporary cuts, but mostly recorded with a vibe that hearkens back to the sound of London in the 60s – which means plenty of influence from Motown and other Northern Soul sources, plus an occasional touch of jazzy Hammond too! These tracks are ... (Deep Funk) read moreLP, Vinyl record album