What makes music so appealing as a whole is without a single doubt the variety of its genres. So rather than focusing on one or a couple of them as most oftenly seen elsewhere, we’ve decided to go way further.
The advantage is supposed to be multiple. Recapturing the versatility of Black Music and in the meantime (a part of) its long history. But also giving it a different perspective for (hopefully) a better understanding.
Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Soul, but also Afro or Latin are among the countless moods and influences which have paved its way since day 1. As many elements which form the core of genres such as Funk, Disco, House, Broken Beat and more.
This is pretty much what you’ll find on these shores…
Costa Rica-based Nuyorican DJ/producer Doug Gomez delivering another fascinating pic of his universe with the abyssal ‘Tribes Of The Jaguar’. At the crossraod between DJ Rolando’s classic ‘Jaguar’ and Joe Claussell… [Read More…]
This beat is yours! Or your favorite track with your review on IDMW. This Week, the soothing and groovy ‘Fly Away (Butterfly Reprise)’ by the likes of Mariah Carey standing as one of David Morales’s best productions ever… [Read More…]
Responsible for gems such as ‘Ain’t We Funkin’ Now’, ‘Stomp’ or ‘I’ll Be Good To You’, The Brothers Johnson exploring slightly different territories on the underrated jazzy funk ‘Caught Up’. A definitive unsung masterpiece which you’ve definitely got to hear… [Read More…]
William DeVaughn’s 1974 masterpiece ‘Be Thankful For What You Got’ brought to groovier territories 6 years after with mixing work courtesy of WMOT/TEC Records in house producer David Todd… [Read More…]
Straight from Greece, Hercules V and Konstantinos T together as H@K delivering the syncopated deep and Afro-flavored ‘Moving’. Away from the usual things around, this track pretty much deserves the listen. With your feedback, as usual, more than welcome! [Read More…]
Kelvin Sylvester coming up with a groovy reconstruction of Al Copeland’s ‘Come Over’. With Sean Ali and Munk Julious bringing it to a rare level of sultriness and delicacy on their rework. [Read More…]
Time simply doesn’t seem to have effect on certain pieces of music. Just as the sparkling jazzy/soul ‘Just Can’t Give You Up’ by the likes of Mystic Merlin. A track given a brilliant extrapolation 10 years later by the likes of Life On Earth as produced by Dave Lee aka Joey Negro. [Read More…]