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Sho Nuff - Body Pressure
posted a review of Sho Nuff - Body Pressure. 3 months ago
Surprising release! "Body Pressure" is a strong semi-instrumental opening track with gritty bass-popping slaps and more of those groovy ingredients.

The big boogie banger in my opinion stands out via the track "Hold On For Love", with that trademark... See full review
Junie* - Freeze
posted a review of Junie* - Freeze. 12 months ago
"Super J" is such a jam. Trippy lyrics, punchy piano fills, a sizzlin' synth solo and freaky talkboxin' (5 years before it was trademarked by Zapp, besides the 1970's talkbox output by Stevie Wonderland and Peter Frampton). Recently a 1976 live show... See full review
Various - Urban Symphonies: An Artist Compilation Long Player
posted a review of Various - Urban Symphonies: An Artist Compilation Long Player. about 1 year ago
Thank you bdk1501 for sharing that triva. Great info and cool to read about being inspired by Ernie Barnes' art.
The Crusaders - Images
posted a review of The Crusaders - Images. about 1 year ago
When i first listened to this album, "Marcella's Dream" directly caught my attention with the sphereful melody and arrangements. "Snowflake" is another composition which i enjoy for the mellow intro/outro, rhythmic flow and solos. The work-in-progess... See full review
Wayne Henderson And The Next Crusade* - Back To The Groove
posted a review of Wayne Henderson And The Next Crusade* - Back To The Groove. about 1 year ago
"Joshua" shows excellent solowork on this groovetrain track with session musicians. It was sometime ago when i heard this album, and listening again to "Arcoiris (Rainbow)" and "Lady In Waiting" brings back goosebumps and memories.
Stanley Clarke/George Duke - The Good Times
posted a review of Stanley Clarke/George Duke - The Good Times. about 1 year ago
The sonic sound is dynamic, especially hearing it on the 12" version with the wider vinyl grooves. Always great to hear George's falsetto voice, and Stanley's bass just blows. They toured during their first project, but i'm not sure if they performed... See full review
Eddie Henderson - Mahal
posted a review of Eddie Henderson - Mahal. about 1 year ago
Great album with an all star team of jazz-funk cats. The melancholic theme and returning melody in "Amaroso" is one of my favourite lp parts. Especially when it starts again around 3:11 minutes, with the warm keyboard tones by Herbie Hancock,... See full review
New Horizons (3) - Gonna Have Big Fun
posted a review of New Horizons (3) - Gonna Have Big Fun. about 1 year ago
I once saw an lp pressing of this release at someone's home. It caught my attention instantly, because i used to hear Zapp tracks and side productions such as Shirley Murdock and Bad Bobby Glover in night clubs. But this one by the New Horizons was... See full review
Enchantment - Soft Lights, Sweet Music
posted a review of Enchantment - Soft Lights, Sweet Music. about 1 year ago
Bright lights and slick music sets off this release with a great album opener track. The groove gets here right away into a party jam mood with a wobbly synth hook. A solid rhythm section, blazing horns and a staccato orchestra back up the lead... See full review
Leprechaun - Party Freaks / Loc-It-Up
posted a review of Leprechaun - Party Freaks / Loc-It-Up. about 1 year ago
The horn section which you can hear in "Loc it up" includes saxophonist Melvin Wells, who later went on to record, co-write and tour with funkateers Cameo for some years. After he had recorded with Cameo on their "She's Strange" album from 1984, the... See full review
Ike Noble - Lonely People
posted a review of Ike Noble - Lonely People. about 1 year ago
A solid soul suite. "Lonely People" opens this album in a mellow mood with Noble's intro talk, warm Fender Rhodes and more. Then after a break, the song changes it's tune to an uptempo groove. A pleasant surprise to hear. Previously i heard Ike's 45... See full review
Sue Ann* - Let Me Let You Rock Me
posted a review of Sue Ann* - Let Me Let You Rock Me. about 1 year ago
The melody and chords of "Make It Through The Storm" have indeed the same song structure as Prince's version. But i noticed that the keyboards on Sue Ann's recording sound different though. Especially at the intro and solo parts. I wonder if... See full review
The DeBarges* - The DeBarges
posted a review of The DeBarges* - The DeBarges. about 1 year ago
I previously heard some tracks from this release and just have listened again to the full album. Early work of ballads, grooves, lush harmonised vocal arrangements performed by the family, and backed up by a solid rhythm section and orchestration. In... See full review
Vicky - Esa Niña
submitted Vicky - Esa Niña. about 1 year ago
Billy Cobham - B.C.
posted a review of Billy Cobham - B.C.. about 1 year ago
Another great At Home production by the late Crusaders-trombonist Wayne Henderson. I would like to review 4 of my favorite rotations a bit:

B.C. opens with "Oh Mendocino". A sphereful intro of asian gongs and bells are introduced when Cobham hits it... See full review
Marcus Miller - Marcus Miller
posted a comment on Marcus Miller - Marcus Miller. about 1 year ago
Some extra and infectious bass lix, pops, slaps and walks from Thriller Miller can also be heard on "Perfect Guy", "My Best Friend's Girlfriend" and during the brief bass-ic intro, just before "Superspy" hits the vinyl grooves. As on his previous and... See full review
Slave - Visions Of The Lite
posted a comment on Slave - Visions Of The Lite. over 2 years ago
Good point, and i'm also wondering if a possible test pressing or an acetate disc might have a better sonic sound.

Another track which i dig from this project is "I'll Be Gone". Especially towards the end, with audio of leaving footsteps and a... See full review
Tyrone
submitted Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson* - Sticky Situation. over 2 years ago
Jakky Boy & The Bad Bunch - Jakky Boy & The Bad Bunch
submitted Jakky Boy & The Bad Bunch - Jakky Boy & The Bad Bunch. over 2 years ago
Moniquea - Blackwavefunk
posted a comment on Moniquea - Blackwavefunk. over 2 years ago
Blazing album opener with dazzling & sizzling synths on “Checkin’ Out”. Would have been awesome if an extended mix from that jam was released as a single. Bop & freak on.
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Cutty (4) - Naughty Times
posted a comment on Cutty (4) - Naughty Times. over 3 years ago
Tru dat. Brian Morgan and Shelly Scruggs are indeed synthboogie wizards with this party jam. During the instrumental break, some dudes are on a night out and jive about jazzy females & stuff, which is a fun skit. I also dig Morgan’s track... See full review
Cameo - Candy
posted a comment on Cameo - Candy. over 3 years ago
Hey A-MadMat71, this is a live-recorded version from their concert album Cameo - Nasty in 1996. A radio edit and the original album mix from that stage show in Atlanta.
Flash (34) featuring Kevin Kendrick - Phoenix Lover / Crush
posted a comment on Flash (34) featuring Kevin Kendrick - Phoenix Lover / Crush. over 3 years ago
Cool grooves on both sides. “Crush” sounds to me like a Cameo-inspired track. Especially the lead singer snarls with his voice some “ows” and other ad libs in the tradition of Larry Blackmon, Larry Dodson from the Bar-Kays and [a=Leroy... See full review
Steve Washington* - Like A Shot
posted a comment on Steve Washington* - Like A Shot. over 4 years ago
All the individual track list credits below appear in a general credits list on the back cover. The following track list roles have been provided via an inside source from the studio recording sessions of this release:

A1 Keep On Putting Me... See full review
Dru & The Physical Attraction - Light The Night (With Love)
posted a comment on Dru & The Physical Attraction - Light The Night (With Love). over 4 years ago
Most of the following credits here below are not printed on this release and have been provided by an inner source from the studio recording sessions:

Written, Produced, and Arranged by Dru and Kevin "Ignatz" Moore for Home Team Productions.
Co... See full review
Civil Attack (2) - Civil Attack
posted a comment on Civil Attack (2) - Civil Attack. over 4 years ago
The following credits below appear as general roles in a list on the back cover and not specified per release track. These credits have been provided via an inside source of the studio recording sessions from this release:

A1 - On The Phone
Bass... See full review
Rodney Franklin - In The Center
submitted Rodney Franklin - In The Center. over 4 years ago
Aurra - Checking You Out / A Little Love
posted a comment on Aurra - Checking You Out / A Little Love. over 4 years ago
Credits which are not printed as such on this release are provided from an inner source of the original studio recording sessions, by Aurra's drummer Kevin Moore (3):

Drums, Congas, Cowbell – Kevin Moore (3)
Keyboards – Phillip Field
Lead... See full review
Above Board Distribution
posted a comment on Above Board Distribution. over 4 years ago
The link of https://www.discogs.com/3-2-6-Falling/release/6374355 in a previous message does not work because of the (brackets)
George Benson - Back In LA
posted a review of George Benson - Back In LA. over 4 years ago
A double cd concert registration from which the release title is likely inspired by George Benson - Weekend In L.A. ... "Back In LA" is an atmospheric live set, including a full string orchestra. Personal highlights for me are hearing live versions of "Midnight Love... See full review
George Benson - Back In LA
submitted George Benson - Back In LA. over 4 years ago
Tom Browne - Love Approach
submitted Tom Browne - Love Approach. over 4 years ago
Madonna Vs Black Legend - Like A Prayer
posted a comment on Madonna Vs Black Legend - Like A Prayer. over 4 years ago
[quote=JohnSane] No, definitely not. It's the Madonna Vs. Black Legend-Bootleg. Don't know why the author didn't tag it correct. Just found out i own it as I had marked it in another release, due to the cat. no. not being available here 12 years ago... See full review
Madonna Vs Black Legend - Like A Prayer
posted a comment on Madonna Vs Black Legend - Like A Prayer. over 4 years ago
This release is probably the version: Madonna Vs. D.H.S. - Like A Prayer (House Of God Remix) - one song on one side.
Tao (6) - Eenie Meenie / Away From Your Spell
submitted Tao (6) - Eenie Meenie / Away From Your Spell. over 4 years ago
Slave - Masters Of The Fungk
posted a comment on Slave - Masters Of The Fungk. over 5 years ago
Okay, thank you fresh for correcting and posting here that information!
Cameo - Style
submitted Cameo - Style. over 5 years ago
Ebonee Webb
posted a comment on Ebonee Webb. over 5 years ago
My guess is that Michael Winston replied to Perry Michael Allen ( PapaLee )?
Ebonee Webb
posted a comment on Ebonee Webb. over 5 years ago
I would like to thank PapaLee, AnthonyTaylor and mwinston19501950 for all the interesting history, knowledge and trivia which they have shared here in the comments.
Various - I Love Music III
posted a comment on Various - I Love Music III. over 5 years ago
The original artwork of this compilation-cassette's front cover is from 1982: https://www.discogs.com/Rodney-Franklin-Learning-To-Love/master/242653
Jeanette Mack
posted a review of Jeanette Mack. over 5 years ago
Miss Jackson can be seen in action with One Way, performing "Cutie Pie" on a released dvd called "Super Soul Legends: Volumes 1 & 2" • (P)©️2005 Pacific Concert Group • ITP Records, Inc. (... See full review
Misherie - To The Max
posted a review of Misherie - To The Max. over 5 years ago
Another great synth boogie jam produced and composed by 80s funkateer John Williams (19). Misherie's lead voice is backed up by a tight uptempo drum machine beat, mixed with a full & rich sound of keyboard layers which give the production a lush... See full review
Kathy Girffin - Undress Me
posted a review of Kathy Girffin - Undress Me. over 5 years ago
Solid and infectious uptempo synth-boogiefunk, with recognisable popping bassguitar plucks performed by the track's producer & composer John Williams (19). Similar bass sounds can be heard in various jams such as "What's Your Name" and "Stomp" on... See full review
Positive Force / Sun (7) - Positive Force / Sun
submitted Positive Force / Sun (7) - Positive Force / Sun. over 5 years ago
Second Image - Second Image
submitted Second Image - Second Image. over 5 years ago
L.S. Movement Band
posted a comment on L.S. Movement Band. over 5 years ago
Awesome trivia & thanks again mlvnfrnkln for breaking down the band's history!
Cameo - Style
submitted Cameo - Style. over 5 years ago
Bill (17) - I Feel Good With You
posted a comment on Bill (17) - I Feel Good With You. over 5 years ago
WINDY.CITY.SOUL
Instru? Never ever was an instrumental version of this track until recently.

I'm guessing that Heinsenberg possibly meant the "instrumental performers" on this release?
Various - Urban Symphonies: An Artist Compilation Long Player
posted a comment on Various - Urban Symphonies: An Artist Compilation Long Player. over 5 years ago
The front sleeve cover art of this compilation is inspired by the 1984 album "Ghetto Blaster" of The Crusaders:

https://www.discogs.com/Crusaders-Ghetto-Blaster/master/127183