Prince – Batdance / 200 Balloons (1989) (12″-remix)

Prince – Batdance / 200 Balloons Vinyl rip in 24bit 192 khz |  Artwork at 300 dpi Original release 1989 This Record Store Day release, April 22, 2017 Warner Brothers 21257-0 Scout’s honor, I swear I was already preparing this long before the news that Adam West, who introduced me and a lot of my generation to Batman and Eartha Kit with its campiest iteration, had passed away.  I was going to share it anyway because Prince would have turned  59 … Continue reading

David Axelrod – Earth Rot (1970)

David Axelrod EARTH ROT 1970 Capitol Records SKAO-456 Genres: Jazz, Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Eschatological Funk “A musical comment on the state of the environment.   Contemporary music with ancient yet timely words set to the theme of ecology.” Lyrics adapted by Michael T. Axelrod from The Book Of Isaiah, The Old Testament and adapted from Song Of The Earth Spirit, A Navajo origin legend.”     The Warnings A1     Part I     2:48 A2     Part II     4:28 A3    … Continue reading

Sheila E. – In The Glamorous Life (1984)

Sheila E. – In The Glamorous Life Vinyl rip in 24-bit/96kHz | FLAC and mp3 |  Art scans at 300 dpi 749MB (24/96) + 245MB (16/44) |  Direct Links  | Genre: pop / funk /  soul | 1984 Warner Brothers ~  1-25107    Side 1:     The Belle Of St. Mark (5:08)     Shortberry Strawcake (4:44)      Noon Rendezvous (3:50)     Side 2:     Oliver’s House (6:20)     Next Time Wipe The Lipstick Off Your Collar (3:50)     The Glamorous … Continue reading

Charles Earland – Odyssey (1976)

CHARLES EARLAND ODYSSEY Released 1976 Mercury SRM-1-1049 After the phenomenal double-LP ‘Leaving This Planet’, which featured Freddie Hubbard and Joe Henderson as rocket fuel, Earland continued in a similarly cosmic-jazz direction.  He made one more LP for Prestige, a live album of new material called Kharma, and then began a new phase at Mercury Records with this jazz-funk-latin-disco-rock fusion called Odyssey, which also became the name of his spaceship, I mean vehicle, for releasing this kind of thing for the … Continue reading

Gap Band – The Gap Band III (1980)

The Gap Band – The Gap Band III Vinyl rip in 24-bit/96kHz |  Art scans at 300 dpi Genre: funk, disco | 1980 Mercury Records ~  SRM-1-4003 When I Look In Your Eyes     4:58 Yearning For Your Love     5:41 Burn Rubber On Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)     5:16 Nothin’ Comes To Sleepers     5:34 Are You Living     4:24 Sweet Caroline     3:21 Humpin’     5:06 The Way     4:46 Gash Gash Gash     5:18