Category Archives: Funk & Soul Records

New Addition: Harold Smith’s Majestic Choir / Majestic Choir & Soul Stirrers ‎– We Can All Walk A Little Bit Prouder / Why Am I Treated So Bad (1968)

I first heard the Majestic Choir & The Soul Stirrers play “Why Am I Treated So Bad” after picking up the Soul Jazz Records compilation “Chicago Blues” back in 2004. The song, written by Roebuck “Pops” Staples of The Staples … Continue reading

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Secret Stash Releasing Afro Funk “Body Music” Reissue, First 200 On “Smushed” Blue Vinyl

We’re big fans of Secret Stash, they’ve always got killer material, and never skimp on the presentation, and they’re newest offering is no exception. To the best of my knowledge, Body Music was the only full length LP ever released … Continue reading

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Third Man Kicking Off Live 7″ Series With Alabama Shakes

Third Man Records has already released 20+ killer titles in their “Third Man Live” LP series, however the label recently announced they will be expanding on the concept with a live 7″ series. Starting things off will be a 7″ … Continue reading

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Bonus 45 From Secret Stash With “People Are Together” Preorder

Secret Stash have opened up preorders for their first release of 2012, a reissue of “People Are Together” by Mickey Murray. From the label: “Originally pressed by King’s Federal Records imprint in 1970, People Are Together by Mickey Murray is … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse Collection Out On Vinyl December 6th

“Lioness: Hidden Treasures”, the first posthumous collection from Amy Winehouse is set to be released on December 6th, a mere five months after the singer’s untimely passing. The double 180 gram LP collects twelve tracks left behind, including her collaborations … Continue reading

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Kept Records Makes Their Debut With Polyrhythmics 45

New label Kept Records will be releasing their first disc on November 11th. The Alberta, Canada based label will be making be making their debut with a two track single from Seattle funk combo Polyrhythmics. From the label: ““The Imposter,” … Continue reading

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Bambara Mystic Soul – The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974-1979 Out This Month From Analog Africa

We love our world funk comps around here, and this new one from Analog Africa looks like a great addition to the collection. The tenth release from the label, the 16 track collection Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound Of … Continue reading

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New French-Canadian Funk Comp Out From Mucho Gusto

I’ve got a lot of great funk comps in my collection, stuff from Asia, Africa, Europe, America, and even the Middle East, but i’m inconspicuously missing material from our neighbors to the North. Luckily, a new volume in the Freak … Continue reading

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Thai Funk Volume 1 & 2 Out On Vinyl In November From Light In The Attic

Thai Funk Volumes 1 & 2 were a killer set of compilations of Thai funk from the 60s/70s released a few years back on the ZudRangMa label, which unfortunately were CD only. Luckily, Light In The Attic have taken it … Continue reading

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Daptone Releasing Collection From Benin’s El Rego Next Week

Daptone Records has put together a stellar collection of hits from Afro-funk legend El Rego. Hailing from Benin, El Rego recorded some of funkiest singles to come out of Africa in the 60s and 70s, and many of the dozen … Continue reading

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