Various Artists – Mainstream Funk: Funk, Soul, Spiritual Jazz 1971-1975

From the label’s Bandcamp site: Wewantsounds continues its collaboration with Bob Shad’s formidable label Mainstream Records, to present a selection of 12 turntable-friendly tracks recorded between 1971 and 1975 and showcasing the label’s superb blend of Spiritual Jazz, Funk and Soul by the likes of Buddy Terry, Sarah Vaughan, LaMont Johnson and Johnny Coles. Most …

When It’s Ajar: the music of Daniel Figgis? Ep. 1 – Various Artists

“Daniel Figgis was making post-classical/post-rock music years before either of those terms gained currency.” – John Schaefer, WNYC: NEW SOUNDS For those who spent their years listening to great radio, that quote alone should tell you the value of the music of Daniel Figgis.  With a storied body of work behind him and a slew …