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Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

  • Breakin Bread Latin Sunshine Special

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    Dig the sunshine and take a Listen to this Latin Special from South London Funk & Hip Hop Collective Breakin Bread on Mixcloud. There’s past and present latin themed tunes for you to Boogaloo and Barbecue too...

  • Lennie Peters – A Brief Retrospective

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    For those of us old enough to remember the 1970s, no Saturday night watching the telly was complete without a song from the then ubiquitous Peters & Lee. Whether it was the Des O’Connor show, Seaside Special or the hilarious Mike and Bernie...

  • Unexpected Gems – The Carpenters All i can do

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    This unexpected gem comes from the Seventies Answer to The White Stripes – Brother and sister easy listening duo The Carpenters.  All I can do is a Jazz dance style groover from 1969, apparently Gilles Peterson use to drop it into his set on Sunday...

  • James Brown – Drunk TV Interview

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    Get on the Good foot, take a look at this you tube clip of a drunk James Brown being interviewed on the News. ...

  • Still Bill – The Bill Withers Film

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    Having been born the 13th child in a poor black family in the small mining village of Slab Fork, West Virginia and having suffered from childhood asthma and a bad stammer until he was 28, Bill Withers didn’t have the best start in life. But after serving...

  • East of Underground

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    Championed by Wax Poetics, US Army funk/soul outfit East of underground have gained some following since the aforementioned magazine released an LP of their material… Here is a little documentary from Wax Poetics about the band, to give you a fuller...

  • The Document 4 – Unreleased DJ Andy Smith Mix

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    Former Portishead support DJ Andy Smith has uploaded this unreleased mix. It was to be number four in The Document series. Andy says “Delivered to Universal records in 2008 to be released as a double pack CD with Document 1 & 4 (to celebrate 10...

  • Rock Urban Myths

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    Did you know that David Bowie invented the game Connect Four? Not really!! that was another false story made up by Journalist Stuart Maconie for his NME Column, But it would be good if it was true- wouldn’t it? Who knows, in years to come it might...

  • Unexpected Gems – Gilbert O’Sullivan – Too Much Attention

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    Much like finding a tenner you’d forgotten about in a coat pocket we love it when we stumble across great songs by artists we don’t usually listen to. Call it Great Songs by Unlikely Artists or Songs We’re Really Surprised To Be Hearing From...

  • Barry White Recording Session Outtakes

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    A copywriter in Texas discovered this outtake of a sweary and irritated Barry White trying to do a radio spot for the Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. Want to hear the Walrus of Love and his potty mouth? Then check out the following video...