Tag Archives: Now-Again Records

EAMON: No Matter The Season

EAMON:  No Matter The SeasonRating: ★★★★★ I don’t think there’s much doubt that Eamon’s No Matter The Season will make it into the monkey’s top ten LPs of 2022. It’s his second album at his current home, Now Again Records and, like its predecessor features our mononymous hero unleashing his impressive singing range over music mainly crafted by sampling the label’s extensive library of vintage
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TIMOTHY MCNEALY: Funky Movement (2017)

Rating: ★★★★★ While talk of seven inches and Dallas may bring to mind a certain ubiquitous bongo film, pre-1978, you could be regularly assured of a different kind of seven inches in ‘D-Town’ courtesy of Texas funk king Timothy McNealy. Why? Because back in the day, McNealy was busy throwing down soul and funk 45s on his Shawn imprint. But neither back in the day, nor
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NOW AGAIN RECORDS: Function Underground – The Black and Brown American Rock Sound 1969-1974 (2017)

NOW AGAIN RECORDS: Function Underground - The Black and Brown American Rock Sound 1969-1974Rating: ★★★★★ A title like Function Underground – The Black and Brown American Rock Sound 1969-1974, might have you believing that this staggeringly good new Now Again label comp. is going to assail your ears with a wall of guitar feedback along the Hendrix/ Black Merda axis. And to be fair there is a bit of that sort of thing on here (not that you’ll be complaining, you understand) whereas in actuality – the whole
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RICHARD MARKS: Never Satisfied, The Complete Works: 1968-1983 (2015)

Never Satisfied Richard MarksRating: ★★★★★ In what has already easily been the best month for album releases this year at monkeyboxing, this compilation (put together by Egon of the Stones Throw and his Now-Again Records) stands out: a seven-years-in-the-making complete collection of soul and funk singles by the legendary Atlanta singer/ songwriter/ guitarist Richard Marks. Who? Well – that’s precisely the
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