The Final Solution - Brotherman Ost Vinyl

Numero Group

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Continuing a tradition that began with Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song and culminated with Shaft and SuperflyBrotherman was a blaxploitation film set to hit screens in 1975. Prior to the script’s completion, the producers commissioned an original soundtrack to be performed by The Final Solution, a fledgling vocal group from Chicago’s west side previously known as the Kaldirons. But it went down predictable: the plug got pulled and the movie was cancelled before even one foot of film made the can. Dragged around for 30 years by songwriter, guitarist, and arranger Carl Wolfolk, the tapes of his life’s work have finally been mixed and his soundtrack album finally completed, augmented only to include two fully orchestrated instrumentals intended for the film. The Final Solution’s richly complex harmonies weave in and around Wolfolk’s Sebastopol-style guitar sketches, leaving the listener to imagine what might have been.
Dimensions: 10 tracks
Materials: Vinyl

 

Numero Group
(Little Village)

In the growing noise of the so-called reissue field, The Numero Group remains distinct in its quality: deeply researched, expertly resuscitated and lavishly packaged box sets, playlists and ephemera of historic music from the 1950s-1990s. Founded in Chicago in 2003 by Rob Sevier and Ken Shipley, for more than 15 years Numero has committed to unearthing precious lost sounds for new audiences, with an unparalleled ear for potential and spirited eye for detail.