Released in July 2011, Ghostfunk pairs one of my favorite hip-hop artists, Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah, with vintage African funk, high-life, and psychedelic rock music.
Max Tannone Projects) I'm not going to lie to you. Lying never accomplishes anything. Team Buzzine was struggling this week. We couldn't seem to find anything to write up for this week's column. I'm not saying there was nothing decent sliding across the desks; there just wasn't a clear winner. There was nothing really exciting...at least nothing really exciting to me at the end of a long and exceptionally difficult week. I had pretty much resigned myself to penning a late-night, semi-apologetic, admittedly uninspired and particularly short review of one of the many decent but not mind-blowing tapes that I listened to today. With nothing tugging at me, I headed out to get a surf and to stop contemplating the sensibility of writing a weekly recommendation. Around 9:30 tonight, I got out of the water at 3rd point in Malibu, and took the long walk through the lagoon back out to PCH. I got to the car, loaded up the surfboards, put on some pants and checked my phone. And there, illuminated by the fattest full moon of the year, was the most magical email I've gotten in recent memory.
And he was right.