All posts tagged: funk

No Hot Ashes ‘Skint Kids Disco’ Video

No Hot Ashes’ ‘Skint Kids Disco’ is currently one of our top choice tracks at the moment. Embodying the glorious sounds of post-punk, funk, disco and new wave, the tune is the title track of the Stockport band’s forthcoming EP, out March 30th. No Hot Ashes have also shared the video to the song. Directed by Dominic Foster, the group perform the song amidst vibrant kaleidoscopic effects. How can one not be addicted to this cut? What a tune. Check it out. Read more […]

Modified Man’s ‘Modifications: Set 2’ Shines with Sophistication

Adam Scrimshire and Dave Koor come from a lineage of trailblazers constantly pushing music forward, stylistically embedding sounds ranging from jazz, soul, broken beat, house and more. Both having been long time key fixtures in the London scene, their 2016 debut release ‘Modifications: Set 1’ under the group name Modification Man was a flawless piece of work, championed by various taste makers, as well as a reminder that in this day and age, there are still musicians who can create timeless music through the use of analog gear.

No Hot Ashes’ ‘Skint Kids Disco’ is Overly Addictive

Riding high with their previous track ‘Eight Till Late’ Stockport band No Hot Ashes have hit the mark yet again with their latest single ‘Skint Kids Disco’. Whilst the title would immediately make one think that this is a broke man’s anthem, the song is an insanely addictive blend of funk/disco-driven rhythms layered with a pop icing that is an utterly delicious midnight treat. The song is taken from No Hot Ashes’ forthcoming EP with the same title, out March 30th via Modern Sky. Have a listen. Read more […]

Franc Moody Bring the Sound of Cosmic Funk with Their Track ‘Pheromones’

Since last year South London group Franc Moody have been spreading their intergalactic funk throughout, dropping their killer yet simply titled ‘EP’. The record was a hybrid of disco, spacey soul and upbeat funk that was oh so infectious. Releasing a number of cuts since that time, Franc Moody make their return with another lavish track entitled ‘Pheromones’. Packed with a dose of cosmic funk for days, rubber band bass lines, thumping drums and smokey vocals make this one ridiculously hot tune. If you’re not grooving to ‘Pheromones’, then chances are you have no soul in your body let a lone a pulse in your veins! Have a listen.

Stream the Soulwax Remix of Charlotte Gainsbourg’s ‘Deadly Valentine’

French superstar Charlotte Gainsbourg has enlisted the Belgian team Soulwax to remix her single ‘Deadly Valentine’. Giving the track a disco makeover, this version is a delicious, hedonistic piece that is not only addicting but should literally be the soundtrack to every weekend forthcoming. Soulwax have definitely created magic with this one! Touching on the remix, Soulwax stated: “We have been Charlotte Gainsbourg’s fans from when she was still a teenager until now, so we were of course Read more […]

Listen to Jodie Abacus’ Latest Track ‘Meet Me In The Middle’

South Londoner Jodie Abacus has been the talk of the press for a few years now, releasing cuts that have gained support of BBC Radio 1xtra, BBC 6Music and more. With his new EP ‘Mild Cartoon Violence’ currently out now, he has unveiled his latest infectious single ‘Meet Me In The Middle’. Combining soul and future funk for quite a cosmic journey, ‘Meet Me In The Middle’ peppers with charm and swagger that only Abacus can deliver. Check it out.

Listen to Amber-Simone’s ‘Mountains’

Having featured on Joe Hertz’ ‘Stay Lost’ last year, London singer Amber-Simone shared her silky debut single ‘Taught Me Better’ over the summer. With the track peppered with soulful sprinkles, her latest song ‘Mountains’ is a continuation of Amber-Simone’s exploration into future funk. Stylistically bridging elements of the 80s with forward-thinking electronic soul, the bouncy tune is out now via Juicebox Recordings. Check it out. Read more […]

Eliza Returns with Her Funk-Driven Single ‘Wasn’t Looking’

Eliza now formerly known as Eliza Doolittle returns with a fresh direction, stepping forth with a new single entitled ‘Wasn’t Looking’. Keeping the production minimal with the emphasis being on the bass and drums, Eliza uses the space in between to let her voice fill any voids, marking her a transformation full of zest and spunk. You can stream ‘Wasn’t Looking’ down at the bottom. Read more […]

Pink Kink Turn Up The Heat with Their Single ‘Bubblebutt’

If you combine a punk attitude with funk, disco and obscure pop sonics, you might get somewhat close to the sounds of Liverpool band Pink Kink. With a name alone that instantly captures your attention, the group have unveiled their debut song ‘Bubblebutt’. Undoubtedly energetic, the in your face lyrics address issues of misogyny and sexism. A wild ride indeed, Pink Kink is our new binge. Pink Kink 2017 tour dates along with Dead Pretties: Manchester, Castle Hotel – 28 September Newcastle, Read more […]

Stream Darwish’s ‘This City’

London multi-instrumentalist and singer Darwish boasts a CV that includes playing for Sting, Imelda May and more. However, as a solo act, his music explodes with sheer vibrancy. Having presented his jazzy song ‘No Intention To Fall’ last year, Darwish has now shared his latest tune ‘This City’. Whilst embedded with a heavy jazz backing, he pushes the sound into more experimental territory, fusing afro-beat guitar riffs, twisting synths and thick funk bass lines into the mix. The song will be featured on Darwish’s upcoming EP, with his debut album ‘Reclamation’ following next year. You can stream ‘This City’ down at the bottom.