Gilles Peterson: Roy Ayers 75th Birthday Mix | Gilles Peterson Worldwide

Roy Ayers! What a legend. One of my biggest musical influences, widely known as "The Godfather of Neo-Soul" and purveyor of the Jazz-Funk - the man has many a mighty fine groove in his array. Still going and with a sharp sense of humour at the grand old age of 75, the encyclopaedicly-minded crate-digger king…Read more Gilles Peterson: Roy Ayers 75th Birthday Mix | Gilles Peterson Worldwide

Prince – Joshua Welton interview | Cuepoint | Medium.com

Could it be that the master notorious for controlling every part of the mix and playing every instrument, the genius musician who, in a 30+ year career, has only been heard on a song he didn’t produce completely himself three, maybe four times now has a creative partner? via Cuepoint | Medium - click here…Read more Prince – Joshua Welton interview | Cuepoint | Medium.com

*UPDATED* Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on | Music | The Guardian

Political activist, rap pioneer and poet Gil Scott-Heron shaped the sound of today. His friends and famous fans on why he still matters Source: Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on | Music | The Guardian *UPDATE* - My anecdote about the time I saw Gil at the Royal Festival Hall (and the Tel Aviv situation)…Read more *UPDATED* Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on | Music | The Guardian

Dâm-Funk speaks ‘from the gut’ | The Martlet

It’s overdue for funk music and everything related to it to have some respect now. We’ve come a long way from the rainbow Afros and platform shoes. It’s time to take this music more seriously without taking ourselves too seriously Source: The Martlet Dâm-Funk speaks ‘from the gut’ Man... I read this article and saw…Read more Dâm-Funk speaks ‘from the gut’ | The Martlet

George Clinton Spent 3M & Refuses To Stop Fight With Record Labels | iloveoldschoolmusic.com

George “P-Funk” Clinton is naming names and not taking any prisoners! He said that he's tired of record labels collectively plotting their conspiracy against him Source: George Clinton Spent 3M & Refuses To Stop Fight With Record Labels Just an update on GC's copyright situation. I didn't know he was a crackhead back in the…Read more George Clinton Spent 3M & Refuses To Stop Fight With Record Labels | iloveoldschoolmusic.com