Soul Clap, the Boston, Mass. duo who’ve been producing a unique blend of reggae, soul, funk-infused house since 2001 and operate Soul Clap Records and the vinyl-only label Gator Boots, just released their newest mixtape, Watergate 19. Earlier releases include the 2012 debut full-length, EFUNK, and remixes for Little Dragon, Guy Gerber + P. Diddy, Joakim, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, the Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble, and more.
Before they head to Brooklyn, NY for this weekend’s Electronic Music Festival, Eli Goldstein aka Bamboozle aka Elyte and Charles Levine aka Lonely C aka Cnyce shared a highly grooveable playlist of favorites with EW. Check them out below.
Masters At Work, “Alright Alright”
“Most people don’t realize it but the first few records that came out under the name Masters At Work were actually produced by Todd Terry,” Goldstein tells EW. “Back in 1987 Kenny loaned out the name ‘Masters At Work'(a street party alias he was using with Mike Delgado) to Todd Terry for two singles ‘Alright Alright’ and ‘Dum Dum Cry.’ Todd Terry returned the favor a year later by introducing Kenny Dope to Louie Vega, they combined forces, took the ball and RAN reeaaaaal f—ing far!”