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Upcoming / Recent Interesting releases of Modern Funk & Soul

March 27th, 2009 . by zephirnl

This is a list of releases that might be interesting to people who like raw funk & soul, no matter the form or shape it takes (electronic or real instruments. vocal or instrumental). It starts with some upcoming releases, followed by some recent releases. For each release there is a linked artist & release title, followed by links with more info or reviews. If I missed something you think should be added, please comment.

March 27th (today):
The Sweet VandalsLovelite
(LP/CD – Unique)

April 4th:
VA – Contemporary Funk
(CD/LP – Tramp)

April 20th:
(CD – Jalapeno)
Smoove & turell – I Can’t Give You Up
(12″- Jalapeno) (out now)

May 18th:
Flevans27 Devils
(CD – Tru Thoughts)

release date tba:
Cookin’ On 3 Burners – tba
(“New Album Coming Soon with a surprise cover” )

release date tba:
Domu – One Offs, Remixes & B-Sides
(2?CD – Tru Thoughts) (rumoured)

Already out, albums (no particular order):

Shaolin Temple DefendersChapter II: Gettin’ The Spirit
(CD – Soulbeat France) (produced by Eddie Roberts)!/0/
Shaolin Temple Defenders – Let Yourself Go (7″ – Soulbeat France)–-2009-–-single-review

T bird and the breaksLearn About It
(CD )–-learn-about-it-–-2009-–-album-review

Fred Leslie’s Missing LinkFat Lip
(CD – Hammondbeat) (LP / 12″es delayed until further notice)

The Fantastics!Mighty Righteous
(CD – Freestyle)

The Rare Groove OrchestraThe Man With the Dirty Finger (CD – SoulJazzer)

The Cherry BoppersPlay It Again!
(CD/LP Green Vinyl) (spanish site)
Chris JossSticks
(CD/LP – ESL Music)

Ursula 1000Mystics
(CD/LP – ESL Music)

KokoloHeavy Hustling
(CD – Record Kicks) (LP) (CD)

DieslerTracks On The Rocks
(CD – Freestyle)

Anthony Joseph & The Spasm BandBird Head Son
(CD – Naive/Heavenly Sweetness) (featuring Joseph Bowie & Keziah Jones)

(CD/12″ – Skyline)

VA – Groovadelia 2
(2CD/2LP – Vampisoul) (Spanish 21st century groove)

The New MastersoundsPlug & Play
(CD – Fontana / One Note) (US release with bonus tracks)

The GripGrab This Thing
(CD – Archer Records)

Already out, singles:

Dojo Cuts – The 1,2,3′s
(7″ – RecordKicks) (mention of debut album @ RecordKicks)

The Third DegreeMercy
(7″ – Acid Jazz)


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