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…
The Friends Of Distinction scoring one of their biggest successes back in 1969 with the smooth ‘Going In Circles’ which luminaries such as Isaac Hayes, The Gap Band or Luther Vandross would cover along with time… [Read More…]
‘More Love…’ That’s most likely what we need, both as individuals and as a whole. A heartfelt message courtesy of Disco/Soul vet singer Leroy Burgess along with Kenny Carpenter. With remixing work courtesy of DJ Spen and Gary Hudgins… [Read More…]
This beat is yours! Or your favorite track with your review on IDMW. This week, the classic uplifting ‘Lovelee Dae’ by the likes of Blaze, standing as the perfect soundtrack for those of us enjoying the Indian Summer period… [Read More…]
Back to the roots of Latin Music with the original version of the 1972 released ‘Merecumbe’ by the likes of Johnny Colón. A gem which Los Charly’s Orchestra resurrected some 41 years after in a brilliant way… [Read More…]
Warmly welcoming Soulmusic.com’s first release in conjunction with Preston Glass’s Patinum Garage Recordings by the likes of the smooth ‘In The Meanitme’ courtesy of Jazz trumpeter Willie Bradley and Soul singer Gerald Alston. [Read More…]
Time doesn’t seem to have effect on certain pieces of music. This being just the case from this association between House Music first league singer Arnold Jarvis and Sole Channel’s Alix Alvarez on the deep’N’jazzy ‘Rising Into Joy’… [Read More…]
‘(You’ve got me) Going In Circles’, used to sing The Friends Of Disctinction back in 1969. With the same applying to Los Charly’s Orchestra’s ‘History’ which we welcome once again as our Single Of The Week, with remixing work courtesy of John Morales… [Read More…]
Written by Willie Hutch with production work courtesy of Webster Lewis, the aptly titled ‘Keep The Fire Burning’ by the likes of Gwen McCrae standing as one of her biggest classics ever. No wonder why… [Read More…]