Wax Poetics is a quarterly American music magazine dedicated to vintage and contemporary jazz, funk, soul, Latin, hip-hop, reggae, blues, and R&B in the crate-digger tradition; the name of the magazine is itself an allusion to vinyl records.
Mandrill was a beast. As a band, they devoured musical genres—chewed them up and spit out the bones, clacking out monster rhythms with the remains. They stood toe-to-toe with their brethren P-Funk and found solidarity in the changing musical world of the 1970s.
re:Discovery Rasa, Brainticket, Brief Encounter, Early B, The Advanced Workers with the Anti-Imperialist Singers In Memoriam: Tony Scott (1921-2007) Uncooked Symphonies Oh No Discovers Foreign Funk Close to Home The Amen Brother The Chitlin Circuit Roots of Winstons Drummer G.C. Coleman Orange Sunshine Hermon Hitson’s Psychedelic Soul The Selecta DJ Andy Smith Explores Sound Options The Program The Godfather of Soul’s Road Hustle The Undisputed Leroy Burgess is the Crowned King of Boogie Master of Ceremonies Introducing the Original Crowd Rocker Eddie Cheba Measured Pulse How Kenton Nix Liberated the Dance Floor Territory Roots Joe Sample Inherits a Unique Sonic Blend Soul Bossa The Perpetually Fresh Fusion of Marcos Valle Beast From the East Mandrill’s Musical Brew is Equal Parts Brooklyn and Motherland La Vida Latina Larry Harlow’s Lifelonge Commitment to Salsa Soul Survivor New Orleans’s DJ Soul Sister Preserves the Vinyl Tradition Foreign Exchange The Transatlantic Soul of Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators