Dubbed the “soulful music man” by Huffington Post, no-wave pioneer Doncker dreamt up compilation that features mixes of Charlie Funk, Lael Summer
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(New York, NY) – Independent Music Promotions today announced the September 9 release of Funky World: A True Groove Club/Dub/Dance Compilation, a collection of mixes and remixes of some of the groundbreaking artists from the True Groove
record label. Fueled by the “global soul” vision of label founder and no-wave/funk pioneer Tomás Doncker
, Funky World features contributions by artists such as Charlie Funk and Lael Summer, as well as True Groove's in-house stable of mixers and producers, including chief engineer James Dellatacoma (Herbie Hancock, Sting, Nine Inch Nails) and Mark Henry (Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, Paramore). Funky World will be available on iTunes
, and more information on the collaborative project is available on True Groove’s official website
The mastermind behind the Funky World project is Doncker. He and his True Groove label have been featured in a wide range of prominent media, including CNN, Guitar World, The Source, and Huffington Post. According to Huffington Post
, Doncker is a “soulful music man” who has been part of the national and international music scene for some time, traveling to places like China, Japan, and Ethiopia while promoting his “global soul” message. He has worked with some of the most prominent musicians of the past few decades, including Madonna, Bonnie Raitt, James Chance, and Bootsy Collins.
The Funky World compilation features star-studded remix collaborations from some of the most successful creative forces on the True Groove roster, including Grammy-winning producer and bassist Bill Laswell (Bob Marley, Miles Davis, Mick Jagger) and revolutionary dub artist Doctor Israel (Lee “Scratch” Perry, Rancid, Sublime). Other featured artists include drum and bass pioneer Kurt Submerged (Ohm Resistance Label), R&B and pop producer Dennis Mitchell (Gordon Chambers), renegade garage groove producer Touchy Feely, and dub/funk scientist Ras Jah-Ames.