Kon & Amir

Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn – Disco, Funk, African Soul

DJ’s Kon & Amir once again unearthed a number of vinyl gems for their upcoming release Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn.  The compilation, which is set for an April 26th release, highlights some in known African disco and soul from the 70’s and 80’s. The eclectic African disco and soul cuts Amir highlights on his … Read more

Kon & Amir Digging @ Amoeba Records

Famed DJ’s and crate diggers Kon & Amir dig for disco and more at Amoeba Records.  The duo shows off a number of finds, including Michael McGloiry, Kellee Patterson, Zingara, Googie and Tom Coppola, Lorraine Johnson, King Tutt, Herbie Hancock, and Willie Bobo.

Amir Abdullah’s NYC Record Store Tour

DJ Amir Abdullah (Kon & Amir, Wax Poetics) gives a tour of NYC record stores, including The Sound Library, Tropicalia in Furs, Good Records, and Big City Records.  While pointing out some of the other notable landmarks, Amir touches on popular trends in vinyl such as Psych Rock, Library, and Brazilian. Want more info about Tropicalia In … Read more

Kon & Amir Diggin @ Sound Library, A-1, Big City Records

XLR8R TV takes us on a digging mission in NY’s Lower East Side with deep crate wonder duo Kon & Amir.  During the trip they we’re given a brief history of the 45, and a rundown of their most sought after records all while revealing some of their favorite digging spots.