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.
Likely to be the jazz funk record of the year, if not simply record of the year, Morning Light is an album of jazzy soul with hints of disco funk by producer and composer Robert Strauss and the Personal Life collective. Filled with smart and yet catchy and breezy melodies, Morning Light features the timeless vocals of Stuart Lisbie, and expert performances by members of Amy Winehouse’s touring band.
Tokyo Dawn Records wants to seduce you with this collection of romantic future soul ballads. Tracks like “Hoping” by Blaktroniks will have you ready for affection from the start. And Positive Flow’s flirtatious “Do What I Do” featuring the vocals of Omar is idea for more intimate dancing, as is the Rankine and Atherley joint, “Love Is Here Now.” Also sure to stoke the listener’s passion are Kyra Simone’s “Desire” and “Beauty” by Amenta.