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Sly & The Family Stone’s There’s a Riot Goin’ On turns 50
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Sly & The Family Stone’s There’s a Riot Goin’ On turns 50

To celebrate the band’s iconic album, Legacy Recordings has announced a reissue on vinyl scheduled this December.  Sly & The Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco. Active from 1966 to 1983, it […]

Habibi Funk presents Majid Soula’s Chant Amazigh
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Habibi Funk presents Majid Soula's Chant Amazigh 

The eminent explorative label continues its essential work of digging the music of the “Arab World”, now with Algerian singer, Majid Soula.  Majid Soula is an Amazigh artist, singer, and activist who has lived in […]

Cimafunk joins forces with Lupe Fiasco for “Rómpelo” video
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Cimafunk joins forces with Lupe Fiasco for “Rómpelo” video

The uptempo song is another step towards El Alimento, the Cuban artist’s new album, scheduled for October 8.  Recently named by Billboard as a “Top 10 Latin Artist to watch,” Cimafunk has been turning Cuba […]

Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick reunite on STR4TA project
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Gilles Peterson and Jean‑Paul 'Bluey' Maunick reunite on STR4TA project

On a first extract entitled “Rhythm In Your Mind” the two acolytes revitalize the iconic British funk scene of the early eighties. Longtime friends and collaborators, Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick, join forces to […]

Analog Africa trace the footsteps of Nigerian Edo funk on compilation
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Analog Africa trace the footsteps of Nigerian Edo funk on compilation

The EDO FUNK Explosion Vol. 1 compilation focuses on the greatest pioneers of this highlife music hybrid, which appeared at the dawn of the 80s. It was in Benin City, in the heart of Edo […]

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Gystere unveils retro-kitsch music video for “Strange Breathin’”
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Gystere unveils retro‑kitsch music video for "Strange Breathin’"

The video for “Strange Breathin’” is faithful to Gystere’s retro-kitsch Z-series universe, and signals the release of his first album A Little Story: 10 psych-funk episodes carrying anti-racist and anti-sexist messages. With an Afro-futurist theme […]