Saturday, December 22, 2012


Mike over at This Is Tomorrow kindly asked me to do a little guest selection for his blog and i was happy to oblige. TIT is a dope webspot hipping folks to cool music, new or old, from a lot of different genres and places through clips, links and awesome mixes. Mike's not only a great tastemaker, he's a darn good deejay and beatmaker too. You should check out some of his remixes. Went allover the place for this cloudcast and didn't stick to a certain theme like we normally do. Anyways, head on over to This Is Tomorrow and soak up all the goodness...

1. Guido & Maurizio DeAngelis - Il Libanese
Originally released in 1973 on the lp "La Polizia Incrimina La Legge Assolve" - Peat Records, Italy.
Kickstarting the hour with some Italian soundtrack vibes...

2. Grupo Los Yoyi - El Fino
Originally released on the lp "Yoyi" - Areito Records, Cuba.
Breakbeat laden Cuban jazz fusion killer that twists and builds...

3. Oneness Of Juju - Follow Me
Originally released in 1976 on the lp "Space Jungle Luv" - Black Fire Records, USA.
Classic cosmic soul jazz...

4. Soft Touch - Plenty Action
Originally released as a 45 single in 1976 on Sundance Records, USA.
Super heavy mid-seventies soul beats galore...

5. 4th Coming - The Dead Don't Die Alive Prt.2
Originally released in as a 45 single on 45 single Alpha Records, USA.
Uber-good instrumental side of this heavyweight funk 45 single out of California...

6. ROB - More
Originally released in 1977 on the lp "ROB - Funky Rob Way" - Essiebons Records, Ghana.
Mooged-out, wah-wah heavy Ghanian funk burner that just goes and goes...

7. K. Frimpong And His Cubano Fiestas - Aboagyewaa
Originally released in 1978 on the lp "K. Frimpong Backed by Vis-A-Vis" - Ofori, Ghana.
More funky Afrobeat from Ghana heavy on the moog sounds...

8. Toni Tornado - Tornado
Originally released in 1972 on the self titled lp - Odeon Records, Brazil.
Short but sweet bit of steaming Brazilian funk from this top performer who obviously loves himself a lot...

9. Tanya 'Sweet Tee' Winley Ft. Harlem Underground Band - Vicious Rap
Originally released as a 12" single in 1980 on Paul Winley Records, USA.
Badass early rap jawn from the daughter of Paul Winley backed by George Benson's Harlem Underground Band from "Smokin' Cheeba Cheeba" fame...

10. Pigbag - Sunny Day
Originally released as a 12" single in 1981 on Y Records, United Kingdom.
I feel kinda sorry for people that automatically classify 80's music as bad music. Their missing out on a lot of goodies. Good example is this post-punk groover that i find just as good as any late 60's funk tune... so there.

11. William Onyeabor - Good Name
Originally released as a 12" single in 1983 on Wilfilms Records, Nigeria.
To me, this is one of the baddest 12-inch singles on the planet. Bad meaning good, not bad meaning bad. Look at that cover with Onyeabor doing his best JR. Ewing impression. That dude is a don! And than inside it's grooves there's this massive African electro-pop sound that will make breakdancers wig out like there's no tomorrow...

12. Will Powers - Adventures In Success (Dub)
Originally released as a 12" single in 1983 on Island Records, USA.
The result of Jamaican studio gods Sly & Robbie being influenced by the British New Wave sound....

13. Jackie Mittoo - Wall Street
Originally released on the lp "Showcase" - Studio One Records, USA.
Cool & easy Fender Rhodes piano layered reggae from Studio 1's keyboard king...


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