Isley Brothers guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the funk-soul of The Isley Brothers

A starter’s set for the funk-soul legends, with a few intermediate steps to follow.

Parliament vinyl reissues

Two Parliament albums have been reissued on vinyl

Up for the Down Stroke and Chocolate City back on vinyl.

Budos Band V review

The Budos Band : V

Burnt Offering, a thick cut of Afrobeat meets psychedelic brain fuzz—with Gandalf on the cover—signaled…

Seun Kuti Black Times review

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 : Black Times

A fitting and powerful continuation of the Afrobeat legacy.

ESG announce 40th anniversary shows

Full tour to be revealed in January.

Betty Davis Nasty Gal reissue

Betty Davis’ Nasty Gal vinyl issue due in January

Album being released on vinyl for first time since 1989.

George Clinton tour dates

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic announce 2018 tour dates

Funk legend making a lap around the Eastern states in early 2018.

R.I.P. James Brown drummer Clyde Stubblefield

“Funky Drummer” legend dead after kidney failure at 73.

Unreleased Betty Davis studio session with Miles Davis being released

In 1968 and 1969, eccentric funk diva Betty Davis recorded a series of sessions with…