G R O O V E M E N T / MANCHESTER & BEYOND
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On Wax / Funkonami: Into The Deep Ocean

Village Live Records’ latest release is Funkonami’s follow up to his debut Deep Into The Forest. The producer used exclusively an E-Mu SP1200 and an Akai S950 to make the

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Manchester / The Legendary Juice Crew: 13 Nov 2017

Old school hip hop collective Juice Crew hit Manchester this Monday courtesy of More Bounce (who recently brought Pete Rock and CL Smooth to the city) and friends: Big Daddy

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On Wax / Alex Puddu: From The Beginning

A lush, bittersweet soul album from Schema Records and Alex Puddu’s label Al Dente, called From The Beginning. It’s got a classic sound peppered with Latin funk, featuring founding member

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Video / Alice Russell and Hot 8 Brass Band: Seven Nation Army

  The weekend of 21 October saw Tru Thoughts celebrate their 18th birthday in London’s Roundhouse with an all day festival. For those of us that didn’t make it down,

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New Music / Max Romeo: Chase The Devil (Marc Hype & Petko Turner Pimpernel Edit)

Max Romeo’s famously Prodigy-sampled Chase The Devil receives a jump-up remix courtesy of Petko Turner and Marc Hype. Free download in the Soundcloud.

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On Wax / The Original Sound Of Burkina Faso from Mr Bongo Records

17 November sees a new compilation drop on Mr Bongo, The Original Sound of Burkina Faso. It follows the very well received The Original Sound of Mali compilation released back

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On Wax / Danny Elfman: Batman Returns on Mondo

Not my favourite Batman score (that would be Elfman’s 1989 soundtrack, which cost me ¬£14.99 on CD in 1990!), but a worthy follow up to one of the most defining

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Video / pAS dOO: 6icksenses

Oakland producer and sound explorer pAS dOO has released a video for the track 6icksenses ahead of new album Think Less Doo More, dropping 3 November on Hot Record Societe. Visuals

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On Wax / Souleance: Bamboule EP

This pair never let us down, do they? Souleance, aka Fulgeance and DJ Soulist, are back on First Word Records with a new 12″. It’s five tracks of eclectic beats,

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New Music / James Chatburn: Damen

Darling I Missed Your Call by James Chatburn James Chatburn is delivering the Damen EP on 3 November, preceded by the above viber of a single, Darling I Missed Your

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