Music Is A Mission

To content | To menu | To search

Entries feed    Comments feed

Tag - Darondo

AM & Shawn Lee - Celestial Electric - out on Eighteen Street Lounge Music

AM & Shawn Lee - Celestial Electric (CD/Digital) Eighteen Street Lounge Music ESL184, 2011-09-06 The L.A. to London, transatlantic musical collaboration between AM and Shawn Lee was conceived after AM heard Lee's Music And Rhythm album on the radio in Los Angeles and reached out to him via email. The two became quick friends sharing a love for vintage grooves and 60's and 70's soundtrack...

Continue reading

Darondo - Listen To My Song - The Music City Sessions - out on Omnivore Recordings

Darondo - Listen To My Song : The Music City Sessions (CD/LP) Omnivore Recordings OVCD-9/OVLP-9 // (Digital) Ace Records DVBGPD 233, 2011-08-23 Get the funk out of here, you haven't heard Darondo? Well, don't feel bad. With their first release in partnership with Ace Records UK, Omnivore is releasing the long-lost mid-'70s studio sessions from Darondo at last. In stores August 23, Listen To My...

Continue reading

Clutchy Hopkins Psychedelic Hip Hop Funk and Jazz

Clutchy Hopkins - Psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk & Jazz - Selected by Colored-Inc.

Clutchy Hopkins - Psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk & Jazz - Selected by Colored-Inc. (MP3 Podcast on 2010-09-13 Clutchy Hopkins has released 8 albums in the last 5 years but his (their?) identity remains a mystery. We got in touch with his first label Crate Diggler Records in january 2009 in order to license a track for the It's The New Hip Hop Thing compilation... Then we recently...

Continue reading

Nino Moschella - Boom Shadow

Nino Moschella - Boom Shadow (CD/2xLP) Ubiquity Records UR251, 2009-05-19 Channeling Sly Stone and Prince while looking straight into all the possibilities of the future, Boom Shadow is a summer sureshot from Bay Area resident Nino Moschella. In a unique mix of dirty soul and gritty funk his songs are more personal than ever, his production definitely has more boom, and those homemade beats are...

Continue reading

Shawn Lee presents Soul In The Hole

Shawn Lee presents Soul In The Hole (CD/LP) Ubiquity Records UR242, 2009-03-24"Soul In The Hole" is a tribute to multi-instrumentalist Shawn Lee's favorite soul sounds through the eras. Featuring guest-appearances from Paul Butler (The Bees), Nicole Willis, Darondo, Karime Kendra, Fanny Franklin, and Kirin Lee, the album is an homage to styles from the late 1960s to the 1980s....

Continue reading

Pierre Wax Airything Else

Pierre Wax - Airything Else Pt. 2

Pierre Wax - Airything Else Part 1 (MP3 Podcast on Goldrush, 2009-02-04 Second half of Pierre Wax's marvelous chillout mix.. In case you missed the first part here's the link. We really loved well-blended mixes and sincerily hope Mr Wax will come back very soon! Go and send him love at his weekly residency every friday at the Panic Room in Paris - as Two Man Sound with Guido and...

Continue reading

Clutchy Hopkins - Walking Backwards

Clutchy Hopkins - Walking Backwards (CD/2xLP) Ubiquity Records URCD221, 2008-02-05 Info : This album might as well be the crackly soundtrack to a vintage spaghetti western crossed with a '70s porno. Rickety breaks n'beats and busted keyboard sounds pop out against lush strings, while a collection of guitars and mandolins strum alongside old-school synthesizers. It's an eerie blend of dusty-bar...

Continue reading


Paris DJs Soundsystem - California Soul

Paris DJs Soundsystem - California Soul (MP3 podcast on KRAKED/T.I.M.E.C., 2007-05-27 Info : Ubiquity Records and Paris DJs Soundsystem are happy to present you this mix, celebrating the release of the second volume of the "California Soul" series on Luv'N'Haight reissues label. Luv'N'Haight has amazed us for years with incredible digging of soul, funk, latin and jazz...

Continue reading

Various Artists - Super Cool - California Soul Vol.II

Various Artists - Super Cool - California Soul Vol.II (CD/2xLP) Luv N'Haight, 2007-05-22 Tracklisting : 01. Gow Do Experience – Compared To What (Main Version) 02. Buddy Conner – Halfway Loving 03. Pat Hunt – Supercool 04. Cal Green – Revolution Rap 05. Mokie JJ & ROB – Beverly 06. Carmelita – Isn't It Lonely 07. Sy Hightower – I Know You’re Leaving Me 08. Spanky Wilson – Fancy 09. LAPD – Big...

Continue reading

Darondo - Legs EP

Darondo - Legs E.P. (12") Luv'N'Haight LHLP051, 2006-09-26 Tracklisting : 01. Legs 02. Legs (instrumental)* 03. Such A Night* 04. My Momma And My Poppa** 05. Packin' Up* *Previously unreleased **Previously unreleased original version Links :

Continue reading