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Mix: Elmattic – B-Bop for B-Boys (Take 3)

Elmattic: “The passing of Donald Byrd last month got me thinking about jazz’s influence on hip hop. Robbie of Unkut came through with the ten greatest Donald Byrd samples, which is a tribute to the man’s work and his (unacknowledged and…
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Grooves & Samples #12: Eddie Kendricks – If You Let Me (1972)

One of the many reasons why we love hip hop music, is that it functions as a musical time machine. Our Grooves & Samples series is based on that: modern day hip hop tracks introduce us to old jazz, funk and soul jams, dating back to days when some of us weren’t even born. This week we highlight “If You Let Me” by soul legend Eddie Kendricks.
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Article: Delicious Vinyl Feels Mighty Fine

Have you ever been so overwhelmingly attracted to somebody that, grabbing and groping not being enough, you feel the primal urge to bite into their beautiful, enticing flesh? Well, that same impulse can arise from hearing music with the power…