Author Archives: spinladen

About spinladen

DJ at KWVA University of Oregon campus radio, record collector, artist.

Best albums 2016 soul/funk

  Last year was an explosive year for soul and funk.  2016 posed the greatest challenge for me of any year since I’ve begun reviewing the best soul/funk records.  Typically the choices have been obvious and great records would have … Continue reading

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Flamingo’s Flyin’

  Check out new joints from the New Jersey kid Flamingosis over at his bandcamp site, and kick him a buck to download his new album Bright Moments (actually you should pay more while you’re at it, but if you … Continue reading

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Soul Donuts best of 2015

It’s 2016 and I’m exhausted with previewing soul and funk albums released in 2015.  There were so many great albums released last year it was difficult to narrow them down to only 25 of the best, more on that later. … Continue reading

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Ho Ho, Ho?

The time for joy and the time for peace…a piece of christmas tail.  I hope that everyone out there in Donut land has a great holiday season and a happ-happ-happy new year! Pearl Bailey-Jingle Bells Cha-Cha-Cha Joe Tex-I’ll Make Every … Continue reading

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Jive Turkey is Alive!

This year has flown by faster than a flock of turkeys jumping out of the way of my car.  It’s Jive Turkey time here at Souldonuts and the kitchen is starting to smell good.  Here are some hot biscuity cronuts … Continue reading

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Bloop!

You know what you need to be doing right now, and its not downloading music… Eska-She’s In the Flowers Melody Gardot-She Don’t Know Seinabo Sey-Pretend Hiatus Kaiyote-Laputa Irma-Train    

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Dam-Funk STFU. New EP

One of our faves in the game has released 4 new instrumenal joints over at Stones Throw… head over here for free EP! Four new instrumental tracks, produced, recorded, composed & played by Dam-Funk. DF is currently on the last … Continue reading

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