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Amp Fiddler, P-Funk keyboardist and mentor to J Dilla, dies at 65

119 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissDetroit musician Joseph 'Amp' Fiddler played a key role in introducing producer J Dilla to hip-hop's top stars, and played in Parliament-Funkadelic for a decade. more info

Amp Fiddler, Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist, Dead at 65

119 days ago
Consequence Of SoundThe funk and soul musician was also a mentor to late Detroit producer J Dilla. Amp Fiddler, Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist, Dead at 65 Eddie Fu more info

Amp Fiddler Dead At 65

119 days ago
Stereogum Amp Fiddler, the Detroit funk futurist whose work spans many generations, has died. The Detroit Metro Times reports that Fiddler died yesterday after suffering from an unspecified illness. (A GoFundMe campaign for Fiddler’s recovery went up las... more info

Gilles Peterson Worldwide 2017-10-28 Melanie Di Biasio & Mahogani Music

2361 days ago
Core News“Melanie Di Biasio goes live from Maida Vale, label focus on Mahogani Music with Amp Fiddler. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble’s forthcoming ‘Book Of Sound’ is the album of the week!” Check out other Gilles Peterson shows here and subscribe to the f... more info

Moodymann, Kenny Dixon Jr., Underground Resistance, and More Remix Funkadelic's 'Cosmic Slop'

2408 days ago
XLR8RWestbound Records will soon release Funkadelic - Reworked By Detroiters, an LP that looks back at the immense legacy of Funkadelic and reimagines their Cosmic Slop LP with a diverse range of remixers from many of today’s generation of... more info

Theo Parrish Releases 'Gentrified Love Part 3'

2575 days ago
XLR8RTheo Parrish has released the third volume of his part of his Gentrified Love EP series. The Gentrified Love series was launched at the end of 2016 with volume 2, which featured collaborations with Duminie DePorres and Waajeed. Volume 1 arrived a ... more info

Gilles Peterson Worldwide 2016-07-23 with BadBadNotGood and Amp Fiddler

2823 days ago
Core News“Words and music with Amp Fiddler and Canadian jazz and hip-hop futurists BadBadNotGood.” Check out other Gilles Peterson shows here and subscribe to the feed to get good music in the future. Gilles Peterson Worldwide 2016-07-23 with BadBadNotGoo... more info

Corktown Strut music spotlight: Will Sessions

2848 days ago
Detroit Free PressFunk, soul, hip-hop and jazz are on the menu with Detroit's Will Sessions, which plays Corktown fest with Amp Fiddler.             more info

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