Category Archives: funk
Ibibio Sound Machine announce new single Basquiat and tour dates

The frankly unstoppable Ibibio Sound Machine today share new single Basquiat and announce tour dates, including a whole weekend at…

Video / Hot 8 Brass Band: Love Will Tear Us Apart

Ian Curtis’ crew may not be the most obvious to get the New Orleans jazz treatment from Hot 8, but…

Groovement Interview / Agbeko prep their first vinyl release

Groovement first spoke to Agbeko, the 11-strong Manchester-based funk powerhouse, last April ahead of their Unite EP launch. They’ve gone…

On Wax / Sandman Project: Royal Family

  West African psych rock meets Ethio jazz with the debut release from The Sandman Project: Royal Family, out 26th…

On Wax / Mr Bongo reissues Pride 45s from The Sylvers and more

 Mr Bongo have announced the first five releases in their Pride series, reissuing tracks from the label that first…

New Music / Mamilah: Moonlight Walking

Moonlight Walking by Mamilah Instantly bright and soulful jazz out today from Leeds-based Mamilah, the sun suitably breaking through the…

The Exacters: Wanna Be Startin’ Something

UK funk crew The Exacters have taken on the MJ classic: You can buy their debut single. Ain’t Gonna Lie,…

On Wax / The Get Up: Take The Cake (East Green Records)

The Getup are one of the UK’s premier funk bands, a horn driven explosion of musicianship who have recently released…

On Wax / Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band announce second album The Serpent’s Mouth

Another Big Crown Records Sureshot… 55, the debut LP from Hamburg collective Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, took many by…

On Wax / Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band: Xxplosive b/w Burn

Brand new music from Big Crown Records’ steel pan specialists and Mocambo Records veterans, Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. It’s…

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