Category Archives: Funk & Soul Records

Kashmere Stage Band “Texas Thunder Soul 1968- 1974″ Box Set Out September 27th

Hot on the heels of tomorrows release of Thunder Soul, the documentary about Conrad Johnson and the Kashmere Stage Band, Now Again will be releasing “Texas Thunder Soul 1968- 1974″ on September 27th. The 3xLP plus DVD set compiles the … Continue reading

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Secret Stash To Reissue Rare LP From Ghana’s Vis-A-Vis, Bonus 7″ With Preorder

Preorders open next Tuesday for the latest killer reissue from Secret Stash, “Obi Agye Me Dofo”, the hard-to-find 1977 LP from Vis-A-Vis. From the label site: “this is the first proper vinyl reissue of the album in its original Ghanaian … Continue reading

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Preorders Available Now For Numero’s Massive Boddie Box

So, we’ve been hearing about this thing forever, and even had a few teasers with the Boddie Acetate Box and the incredible RSD release Pressed At Boddie, but the real deal will finally hit the street next month. The Numero … Continue reading

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JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound To Release New Album On Bloodshot In October

Chicago’s own soul sensations JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound have a new record, “Want More”, due out October 25th. This is the groups first album for the awesome, and also Chicago based, label Bloodshot Records, who signed the group … Continue reading

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Secret Stash To Reissue 1976 LP By K. Frimpong and His Cubano Fiestas

One of our favorite labels, Secret Stash, has annouced their next release, the self-titled 1976 LP from K. Frimpong and His Cubano Fiestas, due out June 14th. Here’s the lowdown from the Secret Stash site: We’re now officially taking pre-orders … Continue reading

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“Rhythms of Black Peru” Out 5/24 On Secret Stash

Hot on the heels of their Persian Funk comp, Secret Stash have announced their next release, The Rhythms of Black Peru, will hit the streets on May 24th. This hand-numbered vinyl only release offers many rare tracks culled from from … Continue reading

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Ikebe Shakedown To Offer Up New Single In May, New Full Length Due In June

Brooklyn’s Ikebe Shakedown have a new single coming out May 10th via Ubiquity Records. The single, pressed in an edition of 500 hand numbered copies, teases us with the 1st and 3rd tracks off the upcoming self-titled full length due … Continue reading

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Strut To Release New Volume Of Africa 70 Series In May

A new volume in Strut Records’ fantastic Nigeria 70 series will be released on May 10th. Compiler Duncan Brooker has put together another great collection of outstanding West African funk tracks, many never before released outside Nigeria! The LP includes … Continue reading

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Daptone To Release Single From Benin’s El Rego et ses Commandos

There’s some great West African funk coming out March 29th on Daptone. This single is from Benin’s El Rego et ses Commandos and contains the heavy funk track “Vimado Wingnan” and a slower number, “E Nan Mian Nuku”. Daptone has … Continue reading

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Persian Funk Comp Coming In May From Secret Stash

UPDATE: The pre-order is now live here Secret Stash, the label that brought us the amazing Peruvian Funk comp last year, is set to release “Persian Funk” on May 3rd. An assortment of tunes recorded in the early to mid … Continue reading

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