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Grand Rapids’ KJ reveals the story behind ‘Dynamics’ for Local Spins on WYCE, which also debuted tracks by Annagail, Seth Bernard, Jack Droppers, Trevor Ohlsen, Eric Wagenmaker & more.

Melding Varied Influences: KJ & The Good Time Family Band. (Courtesy Photo)



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Kurt “KJ” Johnson is a self-professed vinyl-holic.

Ever since he found a crate of his dad’s old records during a move 12 years ago – including Funkadelic’s classic 1973 album, “Cosmic Slop” – Johnson has been purchasing and collecting hundreds upon hundreds of vinyl LPs.

“I have an obscene amount of records. I can’t stop,” he conceded. “I just love ’em.”

The Grand Rapids singer and guitarist adores vinyl so much, he even wrote “a love song” about it: “Needle Drop” appears on funk/rock band KJ & The Good Time Family Band’s new album, “Dynamics,” released last week.

The New Album: “Dynamics”

Johnson spotlighted the tracks “Needle Drop” and “Come On Get Down” for this week’s episode of Source…