You can hear it in the songs of Amerie, Amy Winehouse, Kanye West, Mark Ronson and Timbaland. Even in this digital age, the beating heart of modern r&b and hip-hop is still vintage soul, funk and jazz. Whether it's Winehouse sampling Motown's finest or Timbaland hijacking Nina Simone's "Sinnerman", the sound of the sixties and seventies has never been so sought after. Modern producers, searching for music of integrity continue to scour dusty racks of records for inspiration. What Kon and Amir have done is make their lives easier. The first collection in the five part "Off Track" series contains twenty-eight superb songs that you've probably never heard of. From a disco tribute to Muhammad Ali to a slice of soulful South African jazz, this is music for the connoisseur. Just don't be surprised when you hear it being sampled on the next big r&b anthem.