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Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Give The People What They Want'

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings’ ‘Give The Peo...

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Nobody’s got soul like Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Drawing inspiration from the classic records of Motown, Stax and Muscle Schoals, the singer and her top-notch 11-piece band are a living encyclopedia…


Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds w/ Turkuaz @ NYC ̵...

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Undoubtedly, many a booty was shaken on a recent Friday at Irving Plaza in NYC. Primal groove masters Turkuaz set it off for slick and soulful Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds who…


Back of the Rack: October 2013

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Welcome to the October edition of Back of the Rack, our monthly mixtape featuring the freshest new music on the scene. This month, we have ten tracks from some of our favorite up-and-comers,…


C2C’s “Down the Road”

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C2C is a four piece DJ group from France, featuring some of the most cutting edge techniques in DJ’ing out there right now. With their unique take on mash-ups, remixes, and live performance,…

rubblebucket save charlie

Rubblebucket’s “Save Charlie”

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Rubblebucket, the beloved Brooklyn ska-funk-soul outfit that tours relentlessly and funks harder than most Nor’easterners is returning next week with a new album. Check out the groove-heavy, toe-tapping, merry making first single “Save…

Vulfpeck my first car

Vulfpeck’s ‘My First Car’ – EP Review

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Vulfpeck is a funk group from Ann Arbor, Michigan that formed in 2011. Essentially a rhythm section, the group has backed numerous singers and even done some soundtrack work. Though other musicians occasionally…


Back of the Rack: July 2013

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Hello and welcome back to another edition of Back of the Rack! Here you’ll find some of the best up-and-coming artists in the music biz, with a free download of the tracks featured…

John Scofield's 'Uberjam Deux'

John Scofield’s ‘Uberjam Deux’ – Album Review

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If John Scofield had retired 20 years ago, he would have left a permanent mark on jazz music. At that point in his career, he had already released numerous albums as a bandleader…


Thundercat’s “Oh Sheit It’s X”

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Thundercat, the prodigious bassist from Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder label, has dropped his funk-laden sophomore solo album, “Apocalypse,” just in time for summer. Jazzy beats and experimental riffs make up the majority of the…

daft punk random access memories review

Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ – Album Review

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Daft Punk picks great musicians. What a ridiculously spectacular way to become the world’s foremost electronic group in the world. Write complicated funk electronic music. Take the best guitarist, the best drummer, the…


Back of the Rack: May 2013

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Welcome back to another issue of Back of the Rack, where we here at OurVinyl throw the spotlight on ten up-and-coming artists we think deserve your attention. This month we have the slow…


Janelle Monae’s “Q.U.E.E.N.”

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Janelle Monae has been biding her time for the follow-up to her monster funky pop-soul 2010 release The Archandroid, and a couple days ago her first single “Q.U.E.E.N.” was released, featuring the inimitable…