Marvin Gaye – Midnight Love (1982)

Marvin Gaye – Midnight Love 1982 Columbia FC 38197 Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 24-bit 192 khz – 1.68 GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 830 MB | 290 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Soul – Funk – Disco – Electro Dr. Vibes’ 12 Days of Christmas – Day 6 – Marvin’s first record for Columbia after getting out of his Motown contract. Sadly it was his last completed work although Harvey Fuqua … Continue reading

João Donato & Deodato – DonatoDeodato (1973)

João Donato & Deodato – DonatoDeodato 1973 Muse Records MR 5017 Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 24-bit 192 khz – 1.22 GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 645 MB | 220 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Jazz-Funk – Latin – Brazilian   Dr. Vibes’ 12 Days of Christmas – Day 5:  Quite a lineup on this short gem of a record. I mean, if I could have added Chuck Rainey, Idris Muhammad, and … Continue reading

Universal Togetherness Band – Universal Togetherness Band (2015)

Universal Togetherness Band – Universal Togetherness Band Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 24-bit 192 khz – 1.57 GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 838 MB | 281 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Numero Groupo NUM57 | Released 2015 | Funk – Soul – Jazz-Funk Dr. Vibes’ Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 4:  Numero Group are the reigning kings of releasing “lost” music. I have joked in the past, among select company of … Continue reading

Gil Mellé – The Andromeda Strain OST (1971)

Gil Mellé – The Andromeda Strain (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Original release 1971 KAPP Records 2017 Jackpot Records – Limited Edition RSD Vinyl rip in 24-bit/192kHz |  Web art + scans Genre: electronic / experimental | 1971 Jackpot Records ~ JPR-044 Dr. Vibes’ 12 Days of Christmas – Day 3 – Probably the eeriest soundtrack for any film that was not  technically in the horror genre, Gil Mellé really broke ground in electronic music on this soundtrack for this classic … Continue reading

Herbie Mann – Live at the Whisky A Go Go (1969)

Herbie Mann – Live at the Whisky A Go Go Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi 1.22 GB 24-192 khz| 24 bit 96 khz – 611 MB | 211 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz Atlantic SD 1536 | Released 1969 | Soul-jazz / jazz-funk / fusion Dr. Vibes’ Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 2: I am not sure that anyone feels as passionately one way or another about Herbie Mann as they do about, … Continue reading

George Freeman – New Improved Funk (1974) (with Von Freeman)

George Freeman – New Improved Funk 1974 Groove Merchant GM 519 Vinyl rip in 24 bit 192 khz | Art at  300 dpi Soul Jazz –  Hard bop – Jazz 24-bit 192 khz – 1.55GB | 24 bit 96 khz – 902 MB | 238 MB 16-bit 44.1 khz 12 Days of Christmas – Day 1:  Except for the opening title track (all two minutes of it), this is a lot more of a straight soul-jazz album than the title … Continue reading