Here’s a selection of exceptional tunes you can buy at the online store of our friends over at Independent Grand.
Freekwency feat. Sarah Bates – Do What’s On Ya Mind
New issue on Gulf Point Records. Another stellar production from Benny Badge under the Freekency alias. Do What’s On Ya Mind is a perfect little morsel of poppy, bubbly, romantic fun with vocals from Sarah Bates, Alto Sax by Chris Nelson and most excellent time-honored drum machine and synth work from Benny himself. Flip side does it dubstrumental. Buy the 7″ here!
Lee Fields & The Expressions – Just Can’t Win
Lee Fields with another insta-stunner on Truth & Soul. Super nice boxing glove label variant for T&S to coincide with the title track video. Sweet Soul. Buy the 7″ here!
Delaide Reaction b/w Sunset On Sunset.
Next split 7″ from Omega Supreme Records in the Pacific NW! Nice action on both sides with Inswel featuring Gary Davis & Andras Fox) and XL Middleton returns with another sunny stunner, Sunset On Sunset. This you call a Win-Win. Pressed on White Vinyl, Limited. Buy the 7″ here!
Todd Osborn – Step Off
Super producer Todd Osborn aka Superstructure at it again on the Acoustic Division label. 3 superb, eclectic dance tunes on this record that really showcase Osborn’s wide ranging style. This EP touches acid, house and the dreamy instrumental vibes that are present on the Superstructure record on NYCT. Super fresh. Buy the 12″ here!
Jungle Fire – Firewalker 7″
The prolific Paris DJ Sound System has been producing, mixing, promoting & supporting funky international music for some time now. They recently released an expansive 45 series with their signature Remixes/Edits of various funky outfits from around the globe. This one, California’s Jungle Fire crew gets the Grant Phabao Remix treatment, taking a couple of already heavy Afro-Funk originals and beefing them up for optimal dance floor workouts. Limited. Imported. Buy the 7″ here!
Brownout – I Won’t Lie 7″
Another notable entry from the expansive Paris DJ Sound System 45 series! This one, in conjunction with Canada’s Kept Records and Austin’s Brownout comes two exclusive versions of I Won’t Lie & Flaximus. Look out for the drums on the B-Side! Limited. Imported. Buy the 7″ here!
Leo Luxxxus – LXXXIV
Debut LP from Finland’s Leo Luxxus via Amsterdam label Groove College. Deep vibes and explorations into Modern Funk with a G-Funk sensibility. The Funk has no boundaries. A dope debut indeed. Import. Buy the album here!
Bio Ritmo – Puerta Del Sur
Bio Ritmo returns for their 7th studio album, this time on the wonderful Vampi Soul label out of Spain. By now, the massive should know that these guys absolutely tear it up on stage and in the studio. Beautiful album with some stunning and skilled arrangements. Most definitely foundation salsa for the current era. Check Picaresca & Codeina for some scorching examples. German Import. Buy the album here!