Posts Tagged 'Funk'

Album of the Month: Michael Jackson ‘Off the Wall’

Off The Wall wasn’t Michael’s first solo album, but it was the opportunity to start from scratch–to put the Motown years and childhood star behind and become arguably the greatest performer in history.

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Roundup: July’s Best Reissues

Take a look at our roundup of the biggest and best reissues hitting the shelves in July.

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Album of the Month: Stevie Wonder ‘Songs in the Key Life’

We celebrate the 40th anniversary of the album that was not only the pinnacle of Stevie Wonder’s career, but also one of the greatest albums of all time.

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Album of the Month: Herbie Hancock ‘Head Hunters’

“My intention was to make a funk record, but the jazz influence kept pulling it.” – Herbie Hancock

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Herbie Hancock ‘Head Hunters’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

A concise sonic story of Herbie’s musical life and influences leading up to his 1973 jazz-funk classic, ‘Head Hunters’.

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Massive Attack ‘Blue Lines’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Check out some of the original songs from which Massive Attack sampled on their classic debut album.

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CAS NYC presents Donald Byrd “Places and Spaces”

Buy tickets to our October monthly listening session featuring Donald Byrd’s “Places and Spaces” in London and New York City.

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Album of the Month: Donald Byrd ‘Places and Spaces’

Produced and co-written by the Mizell Brothers, this album sees trumpeter go into more funky and soulful R&B territory…

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Album of the Month: Prince and the Revolution ‘Purple Rain’

Wendy Melvoin (of The Revolution and later Wendy & Lisa) refers to the album as “a new beginning. Purple, the sky at dawn; rain, the cleansing factor.”

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