Since 2012 the Bay Area's Monophonics  have released multiple 45's and LP's that are warranted as some of the most unique and original sounding records in the soul & funk scene.  Between their top notch production, their analog sound and a knack for writing songs that teeter on familiar and refreshing, Monophonics is a reminder why soulful music resonates more than any other. 

ikebe shakedown

Over the past eight years, Ikebe Shakedown has cemented a reputation as one of the boldest, most creative acts in the Brooklyn instrumental scene. Combining cinematic soul, Afro–funk, and an irrepressible groove, Ikebe has forged a style all its own.