Month: April 2012

Wendell B. Harris/Black Star – Chameleon Street/Brown Skin Lady (1989/1998)

Sampling from the world of cinema, Black Star adds another layer of social commentary via the understated brilliance of independent film, Chameleon Street.

Grant Green – The Final Comedown (1973)

The Final Comedown motion picture soundtrack was a much different sound for both Grant Green and Blue Note Records

Joe Henderson – Page One (1963)

Joe Henderson’s debut album “Page One” exemplifies the sound of Blue Note jazz in the 1960’s.

Blink47 Breaks (Dilla Edition): DJ Spinna Speaks on “Little Brother” (Video)

Check out DJ Spinna as he gives his insight on his favorite Dilla beat. Shout out to Wajeed for the excellent production.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Vol. 3 (Download)

We have been accepting and featuring producers from across the globe for over a year, and as a result, we are releasing Volume 3 of our Beat Submission Compilation.

Roy Ayers – Stoned Soul Picnic (1968)

One of Roy Ayers earliest, and best recordings, “Stoned Cold Picnic” is a symbolic album with a legendary cast.

Nathan Davis – If (1976)

A name who is unfamiliar to many, Nate Davis plays superbly on his 1976 album entitled “If”

Marvin, Marvin: 10 Overlooked Classics From The Soulful Genius

In looking back at the life and times of Marvin Pentz Gaye, we examine some of his most overlooked, yet exceptionally brilliant, compositions.