EARTH, WIND & FIRE, CHIC AND CHICAGO LEAD FRIDAY MUSIC’S SPRING RELEASE SCHEDULE
Classic Reissue Label Delivers Audiophile Vinyl Versions of Rock and Soul Classics
April 25, 2016 – New York, NY- Famed reissue label Friday Music is gearing up for a spring full of new releases. The recent announcement of a limited, 3-LP set of David Bowie’s A Reality Tour (coming June 3) is only the tip of the iceberg. Friday Music’s release schedule contains a plethora of albums from some of the most legendary names in rock and soul. All titles have been remastered and reissued on 180-gram audiophile vinyl. Here are some of the highlights.
GRAMMY-WINNER ERIC KRASNO FINDS HIS VOICE ON ‘BLOOD FROM A STONE’
NEW SOLO ALBUM ON HIS OWN LABEL, FEEL MUSIC
Eric Krasno, the GRAMMY-winning guitarist/songwriter/producer best known as a co-founder of Soulive and Lettuce, will release his second solo album, ‘Blood From A Stone,’ on July 8 via his own label, Feel Music/Round Hill. The record, which features appearances by Derek Trucks, as well as members of Soulive, Lettuce and The London Souls, reveals a previously unknown and utterly compelling side of Krasno’s artistry, as he both literally and metaphorically finds his voice.
Tomi Jenkins, Co-Founder of Legendary Hit Funk/R&B Group Cameo, Drops Brand New Single “Automatic”!
Available NOW on CDBaby.
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Good News Funk-a-teers! Tomi Jenkins of Classic Hit Recording Funk Group CAMEO has released a brand new funk filled jam entitled “Automatic” – now available for purchase on CDBaby.com. Many of you caught Tomi with the rest of the band performing on stage at this years Soul Train Awards. Now comes this special surprise. With that being said, the sound of the Funk continues!
SESAC Signs Funk Music Icon George Clinton
Music Rights Organization To Represent the P-Funk Innovator
NASHVILLE, TN (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 18, 2015: The incomparable George Clinton, musical genius, primary architect of the P-Funk musical movement and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has signed with SESAC for representation.
Funk Quartet Rock Candy Funk Party to Unleash “Groove Is King” on July 31
Download the free song “Uber Station” HERE!
RCFP will play two shows at L.A.’s The Baked Potato on July 24 and 25 to celebrate album release
LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On July 31, funk and jazz band Rock Candy Funk Party (RCFP) will release their sophomore studio album Groove Is King, an aural kaleidoscope that mashes up funk, rock, dance, electronica, jazz and R&B into 14 original tracks and 2 covers full of space, texture, and virtuoso musicianship. Included is a bonus DVD with over 50 minutes of in-studio footage.
CLASSIC FUNK /R&B GROUP
RETURNS WITH FIRST NEW STUDIO ALBUM IN MORE THEN 20 YEARS
MORE THAN LOVE DUE OUT APRIL 28, 2015
Check Out New Video For “I Miss You”-
New Single Currently At Radio!!
Once upon a time there were many great self-contained R&B and funk groups, innovative, immensely popular artists such as Earth, Wind & Fire, War, The Meters, The Commodores, Kool & The Gang, Lakeside, Slave and many others who created a body of work in the 70’s and 80’s that still thrills audiences today.
Photo: Art Arroz Photography
ORGONE BRINGS FUNK INTO THE 21ST CENTURY ON SHANACHIE DEBUT BEYOND THE SUN
& READIES FOR BLOCKBUSTER SPRING TOUR!!
Orgone releases electrifying bonus track “Sweet Feet,” which they describe as an anthem for wallflowers around the world.
In the 1970’s, there was a plethora of self-contained R&B/funk bands such as The Meters, Kool & The Gang, Earth, Wind & Fire, War, Parliament/Funkadelic, Mandrill, Rufus and of course James Brown’s JB’s, who were creating expansive combinations of R&B, funk, rock, Latin and pan-African sounds, often via wide-ranging, incendiary live performances that put them on the cutting edge of global music-making.
The Italian jazz-funk supergroup follows up the success of previous album, ‘Not For Ordinary People’, with its third studio album and the debut of lead vocalist Maria Enrica Lotesoriere.
Denver, CO, USA (PRWEB) January 20, 2015
On January 20, 2015, Italian jazz-funk group Camera Soul will release its third studio album, ‘Dress Code’, through Azzurra Music in Europe and TIMKAT Entertainment in the Americas.
ORGONE BRINGS THE FUNK INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
(Photo: Art Urroz Photography)
Beginning as a largely instrumental band nearly a decade ago, Orgone, with the addition of DeLeon, and increased touring up to 150 dates a year, has evolved to become a high-energy band with extraordinary command of a wide range of R & B and funk grooves, laced with jazz, Latin and rock music. Orgone has just been signed by Shanachie Entertainment and is now recording a new album –their first with DeLeon, slated for April release.
She’s Your Queen To Be…
WENDY WILLIAMS TO HOST SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 IN LAS VEGAS ON NOVEMBER 7TH
PREMIERING NOVEMBER 30TH AT 8PM ET/PT ON CENTRIC AND BET, THE AWARDS SHOW WITH REAL SOUL RETURNS TO THE ORLEANS ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. The show will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with tickets on sale to the public.