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Various Artists Funk for the 21st Century

If you haven't been keeping up with the contemporary funk movement, shame on you, first of all. Second of all, you have a chance for redemption, because Keb Darge has got your back.… Read more »

Various Artists Irma on Canvas: Exhibition #2

Having heard the excellent Volcov-compiled Irma compilation' had high hopes for Irma's latest release. It's not quite as accessible, but chances are that's where the Exhibition title comes in.… Read more »

Various Artists Panoptica: The Tijuana Remixes

Mexico's Panoptica enlists his boys from the Nortec Collective to plunge their very capable hands into his slippery downtempo tracks.… Read more »

Various Artists Joe Gibbs & the Professionals: NO BONES FOR THE DOGS

Wow. There seems to be no end to buried Jamaican treasures. This latest "discovery" from Pressure Sounds is a nicely put-together selection of hard-to-find dub sides from Joe Gibbs's early productions.… Read more »

Various Artists Tiga: DJ Kicks

Equally adored and maligned for his remake of Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night," fellow Canadian Tiga is very much of this moment, what with his unrepentant affection for all things '80s.… Read more »

Various Artists Japanese Avant-Garde

Ken Burns has his Jazz. Then there's the For Dummies series. And we'd need another Alexandria library just to hold the plight of "Intro To"s and readers published daily.… Read more »

Various Artists Tigersushi Presents: More God Dammed Music

The premise for Tigersushi's More G.D.M 12-inch series is fairly straightforward. Put a hard-to-find old-school, disco-punk or arthouse "classic" from the late '70s/early '80s (i.e.… Read more »

Various Artists The Biggest Ragga Dancehall Anthems 2002: Belly Skin

Despite its cumbersome title, Greensleeves' annual dancehall collection delivers what it promises, with 40-count 'em-proven club favorites on two CDs.… Read more »

Various Artists Strewth!

In the past few years, there has been a slew of excellent electronic music releases from Australian and New Zealand artists, such as Oren Ambarchi, Cray, Philip Samatzis and Rosy Parlane, to name but a few. Strewth!… Read more »

Various Artists Famous When Dead Two

It's a Playhouse compilation, but not as we know it. The highly acclaimed first offering in this series concentrated on documenting the achievements of Playhouse's own artists.… Read more »

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