Category archive: Funk

Salva Freaking U Starship Connection B. Bravo Teeko Peacemaker
31.10.14

Very very very happy to hear so many Funk bangers coming out of camp Salva this week. His collaboration “I Could Be” with B. Bravo and Rojai was straight crackin’, but man it just keeps getting better and better!

His “Peacemaker” mixtape released earlier this week and features Young Thug, Schoolboy Q, ASAP Ferg, Kurupt, E-40, Freddie Gibbs and more big names. It’s available for free download as of now, so grab that asap. First track on there is another slap of Funk in your face. Salva is “Freaking U” together with Starship Connection (B. Bravo & Teeko) and it’s so damn sexy. Good to hear so much California G-Funk from my mens.

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Salva Freaking U Starship Connection B. Bravo Teeko Peacemaker
27.10.14

The homie Paulie Salva from San Francisco, moved to Los Angeles a few years ago and he has blown out of proportion ever since.

Salva is about to release “Peacemaker”, a 13-track mixtape that features big names like Young Thug, A$AP Ferg, Schoolboy Q, Freddie Gibbs, Problem and more. Instead of electronic music, like we heard on his debut “Complex Housing” album, the focus at the moment is on Hip Hop music. For his new track “I Could Be” Salva called in the help out Bay brothers B. Bravo and Rojai. Both are my dudes and I’m so happy they can share Paul’s succes. Jairo’s raspy voice sounds superb on this cut and sexes it right up! Adam’s funk-influences make this a perfect late night lounge and Rome Fortune is on point with the rhymes.

Looking forward to more of this California sexy oh and thanks to Mixmag for premiering this one!

Shafiq Husayn It's Better For You
08.10.14

Earlier this year the almighty SA-RA Creative Partners announced their return. Brotha Shafiq Husayn is (as you know) one third of this game-changing super group. Who wrote for and collaborated with the likes of Dilla, Common, Kanye and miss Erykah Badu.

The song “It’s Better For You” featuring Anderson Paak (formerly know as Breezy Lovejoy) is a preview of Shafiq Husayn’s forthcoming album “The L∞P“. A project that includes collaborations with Hiatus Kayote, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Thundercat and Fatima. It is said to come out early 2015. Let’s wait and see what happens.

To hold you over Eglo Records is releasing a 12-inch containing three new tracks on October 20th. Will be available via Bandcamp, so act accordingly.

DOC Mastermind Uyuni Part 1
07.10.14

By now I guess most of you have heard about French producer DOC Mastermind. Both his “1985” album (released on Laruche) and his collaborative Dagmxy project where covered on the site earlier this year, but now it’s time for another brand new solo project from the DOC.

His sophomore album “Uyuni” is named after the world’s largest salt flat near the crest of the Andes (Bolivia). It is covered by a few meters of salt crust and due to it’s flat surface it looks like a gigantic mirror. The album has been split up into two parts. Part. 1 will be released via Laruche Records on October 20th. Followed by Part. 2 which will be released on Expansions Collective a week later on October 27th.

We are grateful to exclusively premiere the track “ZAAAAPP” and we hope you all support DOC Mastermind. Get ready for some ultra sonic slowed down 80′s Funk with filthy sliding moog basslines. I’m more than sure you’re going to dig this!

PYRMDPLAZA Foundry
01.09.14

We would like to introduce a British producer called PYRMDPLAZA. Since it’s the first day of September and we’re starting it fresh and all.

He’s signed with the French label LaRuche Records and very recently released the track “Foundry” via Soundcloud.  Bangin’ ass beat with a heavy dose of Funk to make it swing just the right way. Top it off with some heavy synths and you got the formula down to a science. Great song right here!

The label has been signing some interesting artists lately, so we’ve been keeping an eye on them from. You might want to check out PYRMDPLAZA’s free “Grateful” EP and the track “Games”, which was a contribution to LaRuche’s ‘Free Download Tracks’ series.

prince art official age
29.08.14

So his royal badness sir Prince is releasing two new albums next month. Both “Art Official Age” (solo project) and “Plectrum Electrum” (with 3rdeyegirl) are said to come out on the same day.

Now some of you might already know I’m not the prince of purple’s biggest fan, but I gotta give credit where credit is due. On the track “Clouds” featuring Lianne La Havas he simply tears sh*t up. Mr Nelson brings us that new-age, sexy space Funk that can move young and old. Oh boy don’t even get me started on the recently added track “U Know”. Hot liquid sex poured all over a naked woman’s body right thurr!

On September 30th both albums will be available, but for the time being you can pre-order them here and here.

Amin Payne Ben Bada Boom Collision Remixed Suff Daddy
26.08.14

Amin Payne & Ben Bada Boom‘s “Collision” album gets revisited by an impressive line-up of producers from all over the globe.

What we have here is ten brand new sounds of which nine are remixes and one is a bonus track. In case you were wondering who is part of this remix orgy, here’s the list. We have Dutch producer Moods (Darker Than Wax) holdin’ it down, French producer Evil Needle (HW&W/Soulection) and last, but definitely not least German die hard (with a vengeance) Suff Daddy (MPM) bringing the Funk. Other names on this remix project are Submerse, Elaquent, Chief, MFP, Melodiesinfonie and Budamonk.

Cascade was kind enough to give us an exclusive premiere of Amin Payne and Ben Bada Boom’s upcoming project. And don’t forget where you heard Suff Daddy’s funkadelic remix of “Uturn Meon” first! Pre-orders are available so get your 12-inch vinyl, cassette’s or digital freak on. P.S. the track is now available for free download!

Mr Carmack & B Bravo - Something About You Baby
21.08.14

Mr Carmack has been making so much noise lately that sooner or later we just had to post about this producer from LA.

Ever since our homey B. Bravo moved out to Los Angeles, great things have been happening to him. It was to my surprise that on Mr Carmack’s latest track “Something About You Baby“, I heard buddy B on the talkbox. But wait no mention of him anywhere? Well anyway the track is freakin’ amazing and funked us right out of our sucks. Been wondering for a while when a collaboration between these two would come to fruition, but nothing official has dropped yet.

Make sure you enjoy that good stuff though and keep it funky.

Seven Davis Jr Charms Road Kill Vol. 4
19.08.14

Los Angeles-based producer Seven Davis Jr slaps a slab of filthy Funk right in your face with his latest track “Charms” of the 4th volume in the Hit+Run “Road Kill” series. Dope uptempo instrumental that reminds me a little of some old AFTA-1 stuff.

The compilation album contains 27 exclusive and unreleased song from producers from all over the world. They represent Brainfeeder, Leaving Records, Ninja Tune, Alpha Pup and many more.

“Road Kill” vol. 4 will be released on September 1st and is already available for pre-order. Oh and the digital version on the album contains a non-cd bonus track from MNDSGN.

Pomo Only You Free Download
31.07.14

Canadian producer Pomo has been on our radar for a minute, but his brand new track “Only You” is something we just could not keep from you.

Pomo recently did a nice remix for London’s Snakehips, but what few people know is that he’s 1/2 of the duo Nouvel Âge. Me and the homey B. Bravo were going nuts over their “Let Me Know” which has quite the subtle homoerotic feel to it (perverted minds I guess). Anyway Pomo is releasing an EP via L.A.’s label HW&W soon, so get ready to be amazed by his clean ass electronic funk sound. I really love hearing this kind of music in clubs, so DJ’s ya’ll better recognized. Download his new track right here!