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This was the first official week of summer, and appropriately, things seemed to slow down a little, while the best songs felt decidedly warmer than usual: some country sweetness; some punk-rock sweat; some uplifting funk; some infectious pop; Janet Jackson. Yep, it’s getting hotter around here. And this week, this is what it sounded like. More »

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NITE-FUNK (Nite Jewel & Dâm-Funk) – “Can U Read Me?”

Nite Jewel and Dâm-Funk have teamed up a couple of times over the years -- most notably on "Am I Gonna Make It," which made…
James Rettig | September 3, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Disclosure – “Holding On (DāM-FunK Re-Freak)”

Disclosure's sophomore album is shaping up to be a huge disappointment based on the tracks we've heard so far, but they're still a big enough…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Stream Dâm-Funk Invite The Light

The L.A. roller-disco synth freak Dâm-Funk has kept himself very busy these past few years with collaborations, EPs, and one-offs, but he hasn't released a…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 4:16 pm

Dâm-Funk – “Glyde 2Nyte” (feat. Leon Sylvers III & Leon Sylvers IV)

We haven't had a new solo album from Damon Riddick, aka Dâm-Funk, since 2009’s Toeachizown, so it's safe to say it's been a while. But…
Misha Sesar | August 18, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Dâm-Funk – “We Continue” Video

Dâm-Funk will release Invite The Light, his first new album in six years, this fall -- so far, we've only heard "We Continue" off the…
James Rettig | July 21, 2015 - 12:21 pm

Dâm-Funk – “We Continue”

LA-based funk sovereign Damon Riddick (bka Dâm-Funk) hasn't dropped a bona fide full-length solo release since 2009's Toeachizown, so today's announcement that he will dro…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Donnie & Joe Emerson – “Big Money” Video (Feat. Ariel Pink & Dâm-Funk) (Stereogum Premiere)

Two years ago Light In The Attic reissued Donnie & Joe Emerson's 1979 LP Dreamin' Wild, the album that yielded "Baby," a song lovingly covered
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2014 - 10:48 am

7 Days Of Funk – “Do My Thang” Video

Last year, 7 Days Of Funk, the retro synth-funk duo of Snoop Dogg and Dâm-Funk, released a self-titled album full of music that explicitly recalled…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2014 - 4:56 pm

7 Days Of Funk – “I’ll Be There 4U” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Snoop Dogg and DâM-FunK's 7 Days Of Funk project has already yielded retro-looking videos for "Faden Away" and "Hit Da Pavement." Now comes a third,…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2014 - 8:24 am

7 Days Of Funk – “Hit Da Pavement” Video + Conan Performance

Today marks the release of 7 Days Of Funk, the album-length collaboration between Snoop Dogg (aka Snoopzilla) and DâM-FunK, and there are plenty of way…
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2013 - 11:30 am

Stream Dâm-Funk & Snoopzilla 7 Days Of Funk

Who wants the funk? We've heard lead single "Faden Away" and seen its video, but otherwise 7 Days Of Funk, the album that preternaturally pair…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2013 - 12:33 pm

7 Days Of Funk – “Faden Away” Video

In one of the fall's more intriguing developments, the culturally omnipresent rap legend Snoop Dogg has teamed up with the leftfield funk auteur DāM-FunK to…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2013 - 2:43 pm

Watch 7 Days Of Funk (Snoop Dogg & DāM-FunK) Play Kimmel

Last week, we learned the news that the odd-but-somehow-right couple of Snoop Dogg and DāM-FunK have teamed up to form the retro-synth-funk duo 7 Day…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2013 - 10:33 am

7 Days Of Funk (Snoop Dogg & DāM-FunK) – “Faden Away”

Sometimes, things just make sense. Snoop Dogg, despite his inescapable goofball pop-culture presence, is a certifiable rap legend with two decades in the game. He'…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2013 - 12:11 pm

10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Coachella ’13

Coachella Weekend 1 strikes tomorrow! If you’re heading out to Indio for the festival, we know you’re probably intending to check out Blur, Phoenix, the…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 11, 2013 - 11:36 am

DāM-FunK – “It’s So Good 2 Be Alive”

For no real reason beyond his inherently generous soul, the sticky-synth wizard has posted a free new song online, one that pretty much screams summertime…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2013 - 10:01 am

Toro Y Moi – “Say That (DaM-FunK Re-Freak)”

If there is anyone who should be laying his hand to Toro Y Moi's latest efforts, it is absolutely DaM-FunK and his brand of updated…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 12, 2013 - 12:43 pm

DāM-FunK – “17 Days” (Prince Cover)

L.A. synth traveler DāM-FunK has never been exactly shy about his Prince influence, but he makes it just a little more concrete today, covering Prince'…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2012 - 2:57 pm

DāM-FunK – “Happy”

"No rocket science. Just a straight up summer 'glide' 4 U." That's the L.A. summertime-synth warlock writing on his Soundcloud page about "Happy," the shimmering…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2012 - 3:11 pm