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Fort Knox Five: Pressurize the Cabin

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Pressurize the Cabin delivers the best of the club dance experience--funky grooves, spacey loops and echoes, scratches and samples, shout outs and call outs--without overpriced drinks or the ubiquitous smoke, glitter or perfume. The core four of the Fort Knox Five--Sid Barcelona, Jon Horvath, Rob Myers and Steve Raskin--herewith present a jumping party that's just waiting ...

Music’s Where You Find It

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Ajoyo
Ajoyo
Ropeadope
2014

Multi-reed player Yacine Boulares has picked up, and left behind, musical footprints literally all around the world. He was born in North Africa (Tunisia) but grew up in Paris, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and jazz performance at the National Conservatory and New School ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rhythm & Culture Presents Thomas Blondet's Debut "FutureWorld"

FutureWorld, the debut album from acclaimed Washington, DC DJ/producer, Thomas Blondet, will be released on March 4, 2014 on Rhythm & Culture Music. FutureWorld is genre bending, multicultural, and forward thinking aural journey that defines the Rhythm & Culture sound. Furthermore, Blondet’s project highlights his production sensibilities and widespread vision garnered by the multitude of influences living ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Fort Knox Five: 10 Years of the Fort Knox Five

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“All good things come in five, baby...You can't get around no prime number, you dig?"

Some music just makes you feel good. You can't explain it but some music makes you feel like life's a party and you're invited. (It's that “can't explain it" part which drives writers crazy.) 10 Years of The Fort ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Liftoff to Release "Sunday Morning Airplay" January 17 on Fort Knox Recordings

Liftoff to Release "Sunday Morning Airplay" January 17 on Fort Knox Recordings

Fort Knox Recordings presents Sunday Morning Airplay the debut album from Liftoff. On this new record, Liftoff takes flight on a blissed-out journey drenched in acid-soaked melodies and 808 beats. Escape into the void and join them on their infinite quest for endless summers and higher states. Featuring 13 songs for the new flower power generation, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

See-I Remixed Compilation on Fort Knox Recordings

See-I Remixed Compilation on Fort Knox Recordings

Fort Knox Recordings presents the See-I Remix Compilation, thirteen brilliant remixes of original See-I tracks from their June 2011 debut album. Loved by fans, lauded by the press and popular with radio outlets around the world, the See-I debut album has been a phenomenal success. The track “Haterz 24/7" was licensed to the newly released NBA ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Nappy Riddem: "One World Sovereignty" Out October 4 on Fort Knox Recordings

Nappy Riddem: "One World Sovereignty" Out October 4 on Fort Knox Recordings

Drawing on a wealth of experiences and numerous global influences, Rex Riddem and Mustafa Akbar—the duo known as Nappy Riddem—have conjured up a blend of Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk and Soul that traverses the sonic boom of the African Diaspora. Having both performed and toured with Thunderball and Fort Knox Five, these guys know how to light up a crowd ...

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New Release/MP3/Tour: The Funk Ark: 'From The Rooftops' (ESL Music)

New Release/MP3/Tour: The Funk Ark: 'From The Rooftops' (ESL Music)

The Funk Ark is a world funk ensemble based in Washington DC. The group draws on influences from the African and Latin funk/dance music scenes of the 1960s and 70s and the result is a gritty and soulful mix of inspired Afrobeat and big band funk. The eight-piece band is fronted by keyboardist and songwriterWill Rastwho, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

See-I Prepares Debut on Fort Knox Recordings

See-I Prepares Debut on Fort Knox Recordings

Fort Knox Recordings presents the debut album from See-I entitled See-I. Long time Fort Knox collaborators Arthur “Rootz" Steele and Archie “Zeebo" Steele bring their band's unique brand of Reggae—injected with heavy doses of Funk, Soul, Dub and Rock—to the Fort Knox vault. We are proud and excited to be releasing their debut album. The story begins ...