Soul music with a greater emphasis on beats, influences from
rhythm and blues, jazz and psychedelic rock

Do the Airplane

Do the Airplane

We’re starting the musical jet plane with a bunch of funky music. A spooky little evil in time of the Corona Virus… Stay healthy at home and enjoy the sound.   About Do the Airplane – Mel Production BandTo be found on the beautiful Sampler “Countdown To Soul” from 2017…. 

rhodes to funk

Rhodes to Funk

A wonderful curated Mix by Cottage Soul and Jazz from the U.K   The Rhodes piano is an electric piano invented by Harold Rhodes, which became popular in the 1970s. Like a conventional piano, the Rhodes generates sound with keys and hammers, but instead of strings, the hammers strike thin… 

Afro Cookie

Hot Koki

“Manu Dibango Edition” A funky journey through Manu Dibango’s legacy.He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. He was a member of the seminal Congolese rumba group, African Jazz and has collaborated with many other musicians, including Fania All Stars, Fela Kuti, Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell,… 



“Fela Kuti Edition” A polyrhythmical journey through Fela Kuti’s african and international heritage.The musical style of Fela is called Afrobeat, a style he largely created, which is a complex fusion of jazz, funk, psychedelic rock and traditional West African chants and rhythms. Tony Allen (Fela’s drummer of twenty years) was… 


Main Ingredient

An amazing funky session by Huas from Holland.   There are some fine tunes, I did’nt knew. Such as Wade Marcus who was a producer during the 1970s. He composed the music to the film “The Final Comedown” with Grant Green. His Spinning Wheel was from 1971. A highlight also… 

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