Following an unprecedented reign, Parliament signed off for almost forty years, leaving ‘Trombipulation’ behind as the template for 80s electro-funk.
Scrapped in favour of the ‘Sex Machine’ album, the recently unearthed ‘Live At Home With His Bad Self’ finds James Brown in his full funky glory in August, Georgia.
From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
Often audacious, always surprising, the best Kanye West samples are all the proof you need that the hip-hop icon remains at the cutting-edge of music.
A James Brown Christmas is a soulful Christmas. The Godfather Of Soul kept on giving, right up until his death on Christmas Day 2006.
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
Dr John leaves a remarkable musical legacy that spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock and pop. His influence is monumental.
Already attracting widespread acclaim, Kiwanuka's self-titled third album is out now.
Kiwanuka's new album, titled simply 'KIWANUKA', is set for release on 1 November.
The funk group's September 1974 chart entry debuted even higher than Hot 100 resident Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back.'
Recalling his Bell's interpretation of Funkadelic's 1973 'Cosmic Slop', George Clinton said, "I was blown away."
Craft Recordings’ Craft Latino imprint has released ‘Fania Goes Psychedelic’, a 15-song compilation featuring Latin soul and experimental gems from the legendary Fania catalogue.
The best Lionel Richie songs cast a long shadow across 70s funk and 80s ballads, and include one of the most perfect duets in music history…
‘Mother’s Milk’ found Red Hot Chili Peppers overcoming a tragic setback to rebuild themselves – and their sound – with a pioneering funk-rap fusion album.
Before he and brothers Charles, Cyril and Aaron formed the soul-funk group The Neville Brothers in the late 70s, Art founded the pioneering-R&B outfit the Meters.