The new SoulParlor album, called Smile, finds future funk meeting sensual soul on a record that is at once deep and danceable. (more…)
Tokyo Dawn Records is releasing the fourth installment of its series of electro compilations. The Boogie Volume 4 features tracks by future funk heavyweights such as Colonel Red, Amalia, and Reggie B.
The record opens with the powerhouse combination of Positive Flow featuring Omar remixed by Opolopo (“My Prediction”). And it doesn’t get any funkier than Opolopo‘s second remix on the record – “One Step Closer” by Leisure Lab favorite, Personal Life. This track alone makes The Boogie Volume 4 worth picking up.
Massive electro funk grooves mixed with future soul from the Tokyo Dawn crew – listen below.
Featuring songs by some of our favorite artists from 2013 – including Ross McHenry, the Riot Jazz Brass Band, The Fontanelles, and Souleance – First Word Records has released the tenth edition of its Two Syllables compilation. And all that future soul music is available for free download now. Listen below. (more…)
DNA is the massive new album from Reggie B, and it’s filled with galactic future funk. Heavy beats hold down the grooves behind deep and spacey synths and wobbly bass-lines while the melodies are driven by neo soul vocals. The lead-off track, “Do You Wanna Ride” is a California-style joint with B. Bravo all over it. And the funkadelic sound meets Khemetic lyrics as Reggie B explores some lofty ideas, space-travel-meets-ancient-Egypt themes, which he revisits in songs such as “Martian Man” featuring DJ Spinna. But DNA isn’t all fantasy and philosophy: this record has emotion too with standout songs like the Prince-esque “Just Enough,” and the sweet electro soul ballad “Your Ways.”
Listen to a preview of DNA by Reggie B below.