Soul Music

Trevor Jackson a.k.a. Playgroup – Partymix

(REPOST: this article is originally from september 5th 2007 -damn it’s already 6 years!- but, as we said before, why not reposting the classics for the new visitors to enjoy? Peep [...]

Turn Off MTV, Time For M&J TV !!

Turn Off MTV, Time For M&J TV !!

Ok this is kind of a joke here, but i made a youtube playlist with more than one hour of very interesting footage, and i was like: hey this is [...]

Let That Be Your Last Battlefield

Let That Be Your Last Battlefield

Welcome back, it’s retro time here at M&J’s. Today’s post is about a “Star Trek – The Original Series” episode, entitled “Let That Be Your Last Battlefield”. How did a [...]

Camon’ Give Me A Break! Part 29 – The Italian Songwriters Edition

Camon' Give Me A Break! Part 29 - The Italian Songwriters Edition

1 Franco Battiato – Gli Uccelli DJ Shadow – Blood On The Motorway – 2 Mina – Un Bacio è Troppo Poco The Herbalizer – Song for Mary – 3 [...]

Aretha Franklin in Amsterdam, 1968!

Aretha Franklin in Amsterdam, 1968!

We are back from our holidays! Stay tune for the new M&J season! In the meantime, enjoy this great footage:

Camon Give Me A Break! Part 28 (Jopparelli’s Take)

Camon Give Me A Break! Part 28 (Jopparelli's Take)

This episode is not about obscure breaks, but rather classic tunes that i deeply love, music that changed my life if you know what i mean. Time to replay some [...]

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 27)

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 27)

You know the deal… 1 Funk Inc – God Only Knows Black sheep feat Q Tip – La Mange 2 Deodato – Skatin’ Angie Stone feat Snoop – I Wanna [...]

R.I.P. Fonce Mizell. A Selection Of Tunes.

R.I.P. Fonce Mizell. A Selection Of Tunes.

Time passes, sadly another legend has gone. Alphonso “Fonce” Mizell of the legendary Mizell Brothers passed away on July the 5th. Most of the great names in music we tend to remember [...]

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 26)

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 26)

More breaks for your body and soul! 1 The Webs – It’s So Hard To Break a Habit Cypress Hill – Untitled 2 Lee Oskar – San Francisco’s Bay Xzibit [...]

Marvin Gaye – Remember

Marvin Gaye - Remember

This footage about the late Marvin Gaye, it’s an intimate and personal look, into a short period of his life he spent in Belgium in 1981. Richard Oliver, the director, [...]

¡Ay, caramba! Shook Ones II piano bassline sample finally revealed – this time the proper one.

¡Ay, caramba! Shook Ones II piano bassline sample finally revealed - this time the proper one.

Let’s cut a long story short: one of our most visited post is bullshit! And to be honest… I’m happy with that! Herbie Hancock is one of my favourite artists, [...]

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 25)

1 Sonny Rollins with The Modern Jazz Quartet – Mambo Bounce Digable Planets – Time and Space (A New Refutation Of)

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 24)

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 24)

1 Sandra Richardson – I Feel a Song Cassius – I Love You So 2 Carol Williams – Love Is You Spiller – Groovejet

25 Songs To Go Back To Your Roots

25 Songs To Go Back To Your Roots

Here’s a new selection for our worldwide-appreciated 25 songs series. This time we’re focused on a particular album by the great songwriter that goes by the name of Lamont Dozier. [...]

R.I.P.

     

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 23) – The Christmas Edition

1 Clarence Carter – Back Door Santa Run-DMC – Christmas in Hollis 2 Funkadelic – I’ll Stay De la Soul – Millie Pulled a Pistol on Santa 3 Carla Thomas [...]

Camon’ Give Me A Break (part 22)

1 Mulatu Astake – Kasalefkut Hulu Eightball ft Master P, Silkk The Shocker, Mystikal – Pure Uncut 2 Dorothy Ashby – Soul Vibrations Aceyalone – The Energy 3 Bill Evans [...]

There’s a Purple House Over Yonder …

Prince with Maceo Parker and Larry Graham – Red House (via Pathway To Unknown Worlds) Prince with Maceo Parker and Larry Graham – Red House

DJ Zeph – DJ Platurn – DJ Teeko: Break Builders vol 2

Let’s go back in time… We used to post a lot of mixes similar to the one I am about to point you out right now. In fact, in the [...]

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 21)

1 Chris Barber – Petite Fleur The Firm – Phone Tap 2 Ursula Dudziak – By Myself Q Tip – Breathe and Stop 3 Al Hirt – Harlem Hindoo De [...]

Pioneers At Work (part 3): Jazzy Jay

Pioneers At Work (part 3): Jazzy Jay

Another pioneer explaining his work!

25 Jazzy Tunes For Your Summer

Here we are with another chapter of our world famous “25 tunes” music selections. This time we are focused on classic Jazz and Soul sounds from the past. I picked [...]

Pioneers At Work (part 2): Grandmaster Flash!

Pioneers At Work (part 2): Grandmaster Flash!

Another true pioneer shows his genius!

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 20)

1 Archie Bell and The Drells – Tighten Up Digable Planets – Where I’m From 2 The Meters – Oh Calcutta! Amerie – 1 Thing 3 Miles Davis – He [...]