Johann Baeriswyl ‎– Jo Baeriswyl

Johann Baeriswyl ‎Jo Baeriswyl– IVS SUISA N°133933 TOURS STEREOFrance French music released on a tiny label from Switzerland. Finest French 80’s vocal Pop. Towering is the smooth Balearic TROPICAL CLIMAX which was also my title theme for WIWWG.COM/MIXTAPE/002 uploaded summer 2019. Check availability of the original vinyl record for sale! オリジナル アナログレコード 販売 WIWWG.COM/FOR-SALE Tracklist…

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Jean-Claude Watrin – Hôtel

Jean-Claude Watrin Hôtel – Franc’Amour ‎– FC 017 Belgium 1985 [envira-gallery id=”5998″] Franc’Amour Superbe! Finest French Funk even when it comes not from France. Belgian artist Jean-Claude Watrin delivers soulful french sung Chanson and some slightly kitschy Pop Music charged with dope beats and catchy synthesizer sounds. Towering is the laid-back Boogie Funk track GAME…

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Ruphus ‎– Inner Voice

Ruphus Inner Voice – Brain ‎– 60.060 Germany 1977 NO DEAL Percussion – Svein Hansen – Sound sample of the actual offered copy in VG/VG condition. Another record by Norwegian Progressive Rockband Ruphus. Contains NO DEAL which is towering on this, in general nice, Jazz-Rock, Fusion album. Opening with a solid Breakbeat followed by some Cuica sounds…

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Mythen in Tüten – Die neue Kollektion

Mythen in Tüten Die neue Kollektion – No Fun Records ‎– NF 014 Germany 1981 Mäzen Vocals – Angelika Maiworm Written by Maiworm, Winschetti, Wolter, Erlhoff, Klose Debut album by Mythen in Tüten. Full of outstanding, multifaceted and sometimes dance floor qualified New Wave (Neue Deutsche Welle) sound from Hannover, released on the small German…

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Embryo ‎– Apo Calypso

Embryo Apo Calypso – April ‎– APRIL-RECORDS 000010 Germany 1977 Knast-Funk Very interesting Krautrock album, released  on April Records, full of musical diversity. My personal highlight is a funny, funky tune called KNAST-FUNK with groovy organ grinds. [envira-gallery id=”4940″] Tracklist A1 Break Into Pieces (4:42) A2 Endless Feeling (7:18) A3 Together (5:39) A4 Knast-Funk (5:57)…

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Kapingbdi ‎– Don’t Escape

Kapingbdi Don’t Escape ‎– Trikont ‎– US-0081, Trikont ‎– US-81 Germany 1981 AFRICAN MUSIK FROM LIBERIA Another African record that was released in Germany. This time with amazing music from Liberia. Good vibes between Spiritual Jazz, Afro Funk and some Soul. This third album by KAPINGDBI is, like the two others, released on the German…

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Horst Böcking – Einblicke

HORST BÖCKING CHOR & ORCHESTER Einblicke – PETZ – E 81333 Germany 1980 A1 NORWEGIAN WOOD (Lennon/McCartney/Pfeifer) HORST BÖCKING CHOR & ORCHESTER   The Beatles song NORWEGIAN WOOD made it for two times on the album. The first version by bass and sitar player Johannes Pfeiffer is very exciting. Just a short cover song and…

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Mavii ‎– Welt Am Abend

Mavii ‎ Welt Am Abend – 231084 Switzerland 1984 Bossa Nova – Nice “Bossa Nova” tune with German vocals on this great and obviously rare private press New Wave album by Mavii from Switzerland. Mavii B2 Zeichen auf der Stirn (4:12) [envira-gallery id=”4809″] Tracklist A1 Terroristen (4:58) A2 Tage am Telephon (4:40) A3 Früher (2:30)…

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C.A.T. ‎– Join The Party

C.A.T. Join The Party – Good Noise ‎– VGNS 2006 Germany 1981 Hi Berlin So groovy and funky as Rock-music can be. Soulful vocals, proper percussion beats, a rolling baseline and on top the flashy keyboard sounds by Rüdiger Arndt. I would call it SOUL! [soliloquy id=”4737″] Join The Party The great and seldom seen…

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Chilly ‎– Showbiz

Chilly ‎ Showbiz – Polydor ‎– 2417 137 Germany 1980 Chilly ‎– I Hear You Knocking (1980) Written by Bernt Möhrle, Brad Howell   Showbiz Another record by CHILLY, the spicy German glamour Disco group leaded by producer and songwriter Bernt Möhrle. But aside from the cool and relaxed I HEAR YOU KNOCKING this album…

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Jazz, Rock – Nachwuchswettbewerb Pop ’79

Various ‎ Jazz, Rock – Nachwuchswettbewerb Pop ’79 – Philips ‎– 6449 011 Germany 1980 FREE (Seawind) ANNE HAIGIS Interesting NACHWUCHSWETTBEWERB ’79 compilation by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. Contains some exclusive and nowhere else released debut recordings by Martin Müller, Ex Ovo Pro, Matter Of Taste, Rozz and other German Jazz and Rock formations. Towering and for…

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Lev Leshchenko and the «Spektr» Group – ЛЕВ ЛЕЩЕНКО И ГРУППА «СПЕКТР»

Lev Leshchenko and the «Spektr» Group ЛЕВ ЛЕЩЕНКО И ГРУППА «СПЕКТР» – Мелодия – С60-16769-70 USSR 1981 Родительский Дом Nice and relaxed grooving USSR Pop. One of some nice tunes on this extraordinary album by the Russian singer Lev Leshchenko with the «SPEKTR» group. Especially the synthesizer work outs are, as the name of the…

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Maryla Rodowicz ‎– Cyrk Nocą

Maryla Rodowicz ‎ Cyrk Nocą – Pronit ‎– SLP 4004 Poland 1979 Cyrk Nocą Solid SOUL made in Poland. Groovy bass lines, catchy fender rhodes and on top this wonderful female Polish vocals. Nice album packed in a idiosyncratic designed gatefold cover. Tracklist A1 Wielka Woda (4:45) A2 Wariatka Tańczy (3:50) A3 Gdzie Są Ci…

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Lutz Keißner ‎– Bitkarawane

Lutz Keißner ‎ Bitkarawane – Syncomp ‎– SYN 11987 Germany 1987 Start Catchy, cosmic electro sounds in a relaxed mood even if START counts fast 135 BPM. It’s complete a highly interesting but very seldom seen German Synthesizer-Ambient album. Issued on a label called SYNCOMP which has released exactly only this single record. Behind the…

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Robert Antoine ‎– African Sax

Robert Antoine African Sax – Studio 1 Paris ‎– SU 18034 France 1983 Sax “Flash” Crazy sound-effects, pulsating Synthesizer grooves and some rough, tight beats for that the wording “flogging beats” fits so good that it hurts. Over all this feels the slightly easy-cheesy sax grooves by Robert Antoine really zippy and flashy. Tracklist A1…

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Max Greger Jr. – Thursday Night

Max Greger Junior Thursday Night – Happy Records ‎– HR 2224 Germany 1980 Dancing Nice and easy Jazz Library album by German jazz pianist, composer and arranger Max Greger Junior, son of Max Greger (famous German jazz musician, saxophonist, band leader and conductor). Contains the light kitschy but catchy tune DANCING, written by Martin Böttcher.…

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Invaders Steelband ‎– Gimme Dat

Invaders Steelband Gimme Dat – Telefunken ‎– 6.23 422 Germany 1977 Watermelon Man Another funky Steelband jam that delivers many crisp Caribbean-Beat versions of popular 70s music and some Funk & Soul. Especially the funny version of WATERMELON MAN catches me. Furthermore this album contains also the Tropical Funk pearl WATU CADA sometimes also „Batucada“…

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Supermax ‎– Electricity

Supermax ‎ Electricity – Ariola ‎– 205 301 Germany 1983 Coconut Reggae The dope COCONUT REGGAE, for me, simply the best tune on this seldom seen SUPERMAX album. Also available as Ariola (600 791-213) 12″ Super Sound Single and often also the much cheaper way to get this great Reggae-pearl on vinyl. Tracklist A1 Loversnight…

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Awake ‎– First Born

Awake ‎ First Born – Smash Original Cast ‎– SM 902 Italy 1973 Ivory Fast, lively and positive grooving synthesizer sounds. A quirky kind Jazz. First Born Squirrelly album by the Italian composer, conductor, producer and keyboardist Oronzo De Filippi released under his pseudonym AWAKE on the Italian SMASH label from Rome. Exactly the same…

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Sinto ‎– Sonho Negro

Sinto ‎ Sonho Negro – AMAYANA ‎– A 4506 Germany 1978 Feeling Right At the time I discovered this nicely made album by the formation around the German violinist, jazz musician and composer Hannes Beckmann I enjoyed and played often, but not ever understood by the dancing audience, this fast and wicked Latin tunes like…

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Paolo Casa ‎– Soul Tracks

Paolo Casa Soul Tracks – Manhattan Records ‎– MNLP 00021 Italy 1978 Slap It Another essential Italian Library record that contains very funky, useful and DJ-friendly tunes. I would say that my favorite is SLAP IT with relaxed 110BPM but it’s just the one that I mostly like and play … there are so many…

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A. Leroux, C. Norden – Disco Time

Alain Leroux, Christer Norden Disco Time – CAM ‎– CML 165 Italy 1977 Discomaniac One of many great tunes on this CAM Library record. Funky, very useful and DJ-friendly sounds. Latin, Disco and some great instrumental Funk & Soul gems. Some comes also with short alternative cuts what reminds of  Funk 45’s with a PART…

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Atmosfear ‎– First / Fourmost

Atmosfear ‎ First / Fourmost – Elite ‎– ATM 33-1 UK 1984 Extract Yes exactly EXTRACT is this days my favorite track on this essential 12″ by the British Disco-Jazz band ATMOSFEAR. But all the four spacey tunes on this 33⅓ RPM Mini-LP are great and very useful. Contains also their most notable tune DANCING…

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R. Fogù / C. Taormina – Jumping

R. Fogù / C. Taormina Jumping – Edipan ‎– MPS 3014 Italy 1977 Africa I love this dope and relaxed flute tune called AFRICA. Spiced up with some slightly kitschy strings and some rococo harpsichord sounds. But all well balanced. Nice and groovy Italian movie effects music. Quite the best sound to set your latest…

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Gianni Oddi ‎– 4 ODDI

Gianni Oddi 4 ODDI – RCA Italiana – TPL1-1075 Italy 1974 Teenager One of the interesting albums by the Italian saxophonist Gianni Oddi and TEENAGER is my favorite tune on this one. Dope beats, funky wah wah, a breeze of strings and yeah, this deep grooving sax. That’s all you need for a thrilling car…

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Andy Goldner – Belleville …

Andy Goldner Belleville … – Peak – pea 3480 Germany 1981 White Lion In A Babylon Very dope, soulful Reggae nugget made in Kirchheim/Teck, Southern Germany. Smoky beats, nice organ grinds, decent guitar riffs and catchy vocals. Repeat, repeat and loop it … the regular 5.05 minutes are not enough, I would like to hear…

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Charly Kingson ‎– Born In Africa

Charly Kingson ‎ Born In Africa – Fleet ‎– 26 165 XOT Netherlands 1978 Manyaka If you ask me today I would say MANYAKA (118 BPM) is my absolutely favorite tune. Incredible baselines, dope Synthesizer grooves, the decent operation of the „The Munich Strings“ and this catchy female chorus at the refrain. But this LP…

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Charly Kingson ‎– Born In Africa (Remix 1982)

Charly Kingson ‎ Born In Africa (Remix 1982) – Ariola ‎– 600.608 Germany 1982 Born In Africa (Remix 1982) Slightly edited 12″ Maxi-Single version of BORN IN AFRICA remixed by percussionist, Eddie Conard. Tidy and dance floor friendly. With 117 BPM little faster but also shorter than the album version from 1978. [envira-gallery id=”3314″] Charly…

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Mombasa – ‎African Rhythms & Blues

Mombasa ‎ African Rhythms & Blues – Spiegelei ‎– 26 564-5 U Germany 1975 Nairobi The non-circular grooving soulful Jazz tune NAIROBI is my favorite on this first MOMBASA album. If you also had the chance to ride with the notorious “Lunatic Express” from Nairobi to Mombasa at the Indian Ocean coast Kenya, this tune…

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