From I Should Coco (Parlophone, 1995)
Fat Pat: Tops Drop
From Ghetto Dreams (Wreckshop, 1998)
Systema Solar: Mi Kolombia
From S/T (Intermundos, 2010)
Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada: Tu Fin, Mi Comienzo
From 7″ (Aire Sol, 2013). Also on Coconut Rock
Penny & The Quarters: You and Me (Prince of Ballard remix)
Originally from 7″ (Numero Group, 2011)
Bonus: Icona Pop: I Love It
From This Is… (Atlantic, 2013)
I was recently in Houston and Galveston to DJ a wedding (what up Alex [...]
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DJ Choimatic put me up on this and I think this is fab. It’s all about how they pronounce “love” with the hint of an accent.
Sorry for the hit and run but one thing you all should know: The Internet’s Feel Good is one of the best albums of the year. And I’m not just saying that because I had a really lovely time, listening to it, while on a plane, buzzing off some expired Vicodin. Seriously, it’s awesome.
If you’ll indulge me in a little self-reflexivity…I’m finding it harder to muster the energy for my traditional posts, which tend to discuss single recordings (or thematically connected recordings) but I’m trying to stay in good faith with y’all rather than just hitting you with a bunch of songs with zero context (I mean, maybe some of you would actually prefer that but that’s never been my steez and it never will be).
So as an experiment, I’m plucking a grip of songs out of my current “in rotation” playlist and [...]
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Numero’s latest in the Good God! series of gospel soul/funk albums might be my favorite yet. I’m, of course, slightly biased by the fact that they ended up using a song from an album that, years ago, I had suggested they reissue and I ended up helping them with the album scan that’s in the comp (Religious Souls). But really, this is absolutely up my alley in terms of gospel’s dip into deep soul. The fact that I even owned one (let alone three) of the albums/singles featured on here is partial evidence of that (on the last [...]
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