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Month: June 2008

Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada

Adrian Quesada and Martin Perna, founding members of Grupo Fantasma and Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra respectively, join forces again as Ocote Soul Sounds for their sophomore album The Alchemist Manifesto. This time the duo takes their trademark mish-mash of psychedelic afro-beat, Latin, hip-hop, soundtrack music, and funk into new abstract and heady territory. Floating through the…

NOMO: Diversified Sounds

NOMO was conceived in 2003 when University of Michigan jazz studies graduate and multi-instrumentalist Elliot Bergman and some of his acquaintances began jamming at a house in Ann Arbor, MI at which many of them lived. This led to the eventual formation of the group, who recorded their self-titled EP on Ypsilanti Records that same…

Daptone Singles Collections

Enjoy the Daptone Records catalog of 45s packaged nicely within two stellar sets. “Daptone Records where the only piece of digital equipment is a digital watch.” Daptone Records 7-Inch Singles Collection Vol.1 1. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Got A Thing On My Mind, Pt. 1 2. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Got…

Jackpot!

Guess what? It’s your lucky day and the reason why is waiting below when you click on the assortment of records. It’s an export of my download history since I got my computer last October. Don’t be afraid, go ahead and sink your teeth into tasty delight upon tasty delight. Unfortunately for you, I don’t…

Lakers vs. Celtics

Every year is a great year to be a hoops fan, but it’s extra sweet when the two most-storied franchises in The Association go head-to-head for the coveted Larry O’Brien trophy. Lakers vs. Celtics. Classic. “Any living legend can take over a game in the last few minutes. Only Bird can take it over in…