Author Archives: spinladen

About spinladen

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

RIP Pedro Bell

I meant to post this soooooo long ago, I found it in my drafts and figured I still would.  One love to the album cover GOAT! The iconic illustrator of P-Funk’s most memorable album covers passed at the age of … Continue reading

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Best of 2019 all genres

I had this all ready to go and never published it.  Better late than never. I’m not really sure why I’m making this list again this year, except it is a lot of fun for me, as weird as that … Continue reading

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New Again

Gil Scott-Heron-We’re New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven Tracklist: 1. Special Tribute (Broken Home pt. 1) (0:42) 2. I’m New Here (4:13) 3. Running (2:04) 4. Blessed Parents (1:09) 5. New York is Killing Me (5:19) 6. The Patch … Continue reading

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Best Soul/Funk Albums 2019

The Top 25 new soul/funk albums countdown as heard live on Soul Donuts Radio! 25.  C.S. Armstrong-Truth Be Told Hip hop and R&B influences crusted over with street filth and hiding some deep down soul. 24. The New Mastersounds-Shake It … Continue reading

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2019 Compdown: In Search of the Big Game

This should keep ya’ll busy… As you already know the compiling of a Various Artists release takes years of dedicated digging and nuanced listening.  Like a hunter vigilantly occupying his stand in wait for the big game buck, you traverse … Continue reading

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Best of Soul Donuts 2019: singles

I stole that banner from BandCamp.  I took it from their Best Soul Albums of 2019 blog post.  Mine were better. Ya dig? Here we are again…Soul Donuts radio turned 12 years old and we keep rollin’ on.  Due to … Continue reading

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Darkness Falls on the Edge of Time

A really solid new album of afrobeat, funk, and soul instrumentals and more.  Grab a copy and some merch. here, and enjoy the massive sounds of Blood of Royalty from the album below. Golden Dawn Arkestra-Blood of Royalty This from … Continue reading

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