After an impressive but, somewhat tinny sounding debut, the second Bad Brains album came as a real blast of sonic fresh air. Producer Ric Ocasek is largely responsible, but the increased tightness and focus are also a function of maturation. This band was a weird bundle of contradictions from day on..
The beyond legendary, totally immortal, Washington D.C. via NYC Rastafarian hardcore and reggae group Bad Brains released their self/titled debut album in January of 1982 on ROIR and performed some of their very first West Coast gigs later that year. The Old Waldorf, at that point owned by Bill Grah..
Some groovy organ based sixties soul with extra horns. Possibly the best thing about this film apart from Vincent Price is this soundtrack.
Les Baxter adds some cool jazz to settle the score. Tracks are performed by The Sloopys, Mad Doctors, Terry Stafford and Bobby Lile un..
Fantastic funkiness! Although Les Baxter's best known for his easy listening work in the late 50s/early 60's, this 1969 biker flick soundtrack is a motherlode of funky funky tracks, and a veritable cornucopia of breakbeats! Highlights include the classics "Hogin' Machine" and "Hot..
With his polished delivery and smooth, almost soothing voice, Iceberg Slim could have been one of any number of beatnik poets, delivering elaborate monologues over smooth background music on 1976's Reflections. The difference is Iceberg Slim (neé Robert Beck) was a pimp, and his stories are scathing..
One of the funkiest blacksploitation soundtracks of the 70s – a rare indie gem from Nat Dove & The Devils! Dove's got a style that's a lot rougher and rootsier than other soundtrack artists of the 70s – an approach that's more based in the modes of the indie funk underground o..
The Red Hot Chili Peppers is the debut studio album by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, released on August 10, 1984, via EMI America and Enigma Records. The album was produced by Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill, and is the only Peppers album to feature Jack Sherman on guitar. Sherman was i..
Record Notes:Pounding East LA rock n' roll! Original Whittier recordings of this legendary group's mid sixties stompers, collected together in one mad set for the first time! NO BALLADS!! Killer after killer of loud, tense, massively attitudinal teenage howlers- prime cut slammers that ram the Stone..