Back when Mackey Feary split from Kalapana to form his own band, Hawaii's music scene was reaching incredible heights with new releases from talented artists. The debut LP from Macky Feary Band is certainly one of the greatest examples of the era, fueled by influences from all over the spectrum: jazz, funk, Latin, and soul. [...]
Aloha Got Soul just got more fans in South America, thanks to the Brazilian black music blog known as coletivoACTION, which features rare groove music from around the world. Check out the mixtape "E komo mai! The cozy grooves of Hawaii" plus an interview with yours truly.
DJ Muro's Hawaiian Breaks Tracklist now complete! (I just need to add the little details, like release year, catalog number, record label) ALOHA GOT SOUL is dedicated to the funky, soulful, jazzy sounds of Hawaii, so it's only appropriate that I start with DJ Muro's 1hr+ mix, "Hawaiian Breaks." Released in late 2009, the mp3 [...]