Elektro-Dschungel ‎– Kebab und andere Träume

Elektro-Dschungel Kebab und andere Träume – Stadtjugendring Wiesbaden – SJR/BDP 001/300408 Germany 1987 Kebabträume & Liebe Gabi KEBAB TRÄUME is an exotic grooving and very soulful cover version of this New Wave classic. When you compare it with the original, or especially the later and colder 12″ version from 1982 […]

The Mladen Franko Group ‎– Piano On The Road

The Mladen Franko Group Piano On The Road – Intersound ‎– ISST 181 Germany 1989 Samba For U SAMBA FOR U, written by Ulrich Wenzel, is a funny grooving piano tune supplemented with froggy synths and some plastic beats. Recorded at MLADEN FRANKO STUDIO and […]

New Hope ‎– Let Your Light Shine

New Hope Let Your Light Shine – Free ‎– FR 3004 Netherlands 1975 Let Us Be One Pure FREE SOUL! The beautiful and catchy LET US BE ONE is definitely the burner on this interesting and seldom seen christian Religious Rock, Funk & Soul album. […]

Supermax ‎– Electricity

Supermax ‎ Electricity – Ariola ‎– 205 301 Germany 1983 Coconut Reggae The dope COCONUT REGGAE, for me, simply the best tune on this seldom seen SUPERMAX album. Also available as Ariola (600 791-213) 12″ Super Sound Single and often also the much cheaper way […]

Rock von der Lahn – No.2

Rock von der Lahn – No.2 Various Artists – Al Capone Records Germany 1984 Samba SAMBA [5.15 min] by Ouga is an awesome track. A Bossa sledge with storming catchy female vocals, sung in Spanish if I got that right. Wonderful Brazilian music made in […]

Awake ‎– First Born

Awake ‎ First Born – Smash Original Cast ‎– SM 902 Italy 1973 Ivory Fast, lively and positive grooving synthesizer sounds. A quirky kind Jazz. First Born Squirrelly album by the Italian composer, conductor, producer and keyboardist Oronzo De Filippi released under his pseudonym AWAKE […]

The Dave Pike Set – Noisy Silence — Gentle Noise

The Dave Pike Set Noisy Silence — Gentle Noise – MPS Records ‎– MPS 15215 STEREO Germany 1969 Mathar Dope Indian vibe dance classic with Volker Kriegel on sitar. The Dave Pike Set: „Noisy Silence — Gentle Noise“ Dave Pike (Vibraphon, Tamburin); Volker Kriegel (Gitarre, […]

Monika Linges Quartet ‎– Songing

Monika Linges Quartet ‎ Songing – NABEL ‎– NBL 8415 Germany 1984 Samba De Coração Lovely Brazilian music recorded in Cologne by the Jazz Quartett of the wonderful female singer Monika Linges from Aachen, Germany. Released on the very likable NABEL (belly button) record label. […]

Sinto ‎– Sonho Negro

Sinto ‎ Sonho Negro – AMAYANA ‎– A 4506 Germany 1978 Feeling Right At the time I discovered this nicely made album by the formation around the German violinist, jazz musician and composer Hannes Beckmann I enjoyed and played often, but not ever understood by […]

Paolo Casa ‎– Soul Tracks

Paolo Casa Soul Tracks – Manhattan Records ‎– MNLP 00021 Italy 1978 Slap It Another essential Italian Library record that contains very funky, useful and DJ-friendly tunes. I would say that my favorite is SLAP IT with relaxed 110BPM but it’s just the one that […]

A. Leroux, S. Ham ‎– Smooth Traveling

Alain Leroux, Stephen Ham Smooth Traveling – CAM ‎– CML 183 Italy 1980 Pop Chase Pressure soundtrack car chase style. Fast and thrilling Disco tune with funky wah wah sounds and pushy strings. Hot Groovy Records As many Italian Library and Soundtrack albums im my collection I […]

A. Leroux, C. Norden – Disco Time

Alain Leroux, Christer Norden Disco Time – CAM ‎– CML 165 Italy 1977 Discomaniac One of many great tunes on this CAM Library record. Funky, very useful and DJ-friendly sounds. Latin, Disco and some great instrumental Funk & Soul gems. Some comes also with short […]

Günther Fischer-Quintett ‎– Kombination

Günther Fischer-Quintett Kombination – AMIGA ‎– 8 55 598 German Democratic Republic (DDR) 1978 Kombination As the most tunes of this essential AMIGA JAZZ album is also KOMBINATIONEN very experimental, with free parts and style switches. It’s 12:03 minute long and so it takes also […]