This week’s Song for Sunday pays tribute to the late Clyde Stubblefield. The most sampled drummer of all time and one of the outright greats. We’ll miss you, Funky Drummer.
The 7th Habibi Funk mix is bursting with the kind of funky Arabic music that’d make Donald Trump’s head explode. If only. These Habibi Funk mixes have been an awesome view into an undiscovered world of music. In a poignant mood, Jannis revisited some 70s and 80s Arabic music for his latest mix. Here’s what […]
Namibian producer Becoming Phill gets funky with his latest album, Electrum. Becoming Phill is a multi-talented producer from southern African country of Namibia and after an illustrious career spanning over 10 years, his latest album, “Electrum”, takes him on an electro funk odyssey. It features vocals from Namibian singers Shishani and Dantago, and guitar play […]
To whet your appetite for their upcoming album, here’s a funk/rare groove/acid jazz/house mix courtesy of DJ Spivey. We’ll let DJ Spivey describe the mix: I still remember the first time I stumbled on that first Jamiroquai CD. The year was 1993 and I walked by that Disc many times while shopping for 12 inch […]
The UK funk band are back this year with a new album and a visual glimpse into what’s in store. I would have written this article a few days ago but I wanted to be absolutely sure it was official. After 7 long years, Jamiroquai shall return with their eighth studio album in a few […]
Thelonious Martin puts together a mix of his samples. A COMPILATION OF SAMPLES FROM POLO SPORTING GOODS, WÜNDERKID, AND LATE NIGHT PROGRAMMING. STILL NOT LETTING YOU GUYS KNOW THE NAMES OF THE SAMPLES. *You heard the man. *One of them I personally sampled (6:19) and it’s the OG Ronnie Laws. But that’s all I’m saying.
The Michigan group want you to sample them. Hurrah! Vulfpeck are a fantastic funk band and the bandleader, Jack Stratton, recently discussed desires for their music to be sampled in an interview with Stanford Daily. “We want to do some of that. I always thought we’d be sampled by now, but that’s just not happening. […]
More Arabic funk from Jakarta Records. Carthago was founded in the late 1970s as a fusion of Dalton and a second band called Marhaba Band. Both bands frequently played at hotels and night clubs in Tunis and Sousse. They had similar musical influences and despite the fact that they were competition for the most part, […]
Bob Fadoul – dubbed “Morocco’s James Brown Meets King Tubby” – threw some Arabic funk onto a reggae ridden and call it Fi Jamaïque. We can’t believe it either. This is arguably the most peculiar track we’ve featured on Sampleface but entertaining nonetheless. Not much is known about Bob Fadoul besides the Little Richard aesthetic […]
Mix master Emir E. Mardan put together a Japanese mix and we think it’s the perfect source for sampling. I found this on YouTube amongst my recommendations. There’s over an hour of music to get your sampling teeth into, from Japanese funk to soul and jazz. Thank you, Emir E. Mardan. Tracklist: 1. Bread & […]