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.
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
Detroit’s Shigeto is set to release his new album ‘The New Monday’ on October 6th via Ghostly International. Inspired by his hometown of ‘The D’, the producer has unveiled a new single titled ‘Don’t Trip’. Fusing soulful and jazz-based keys with funk, all driven by hard-hitting tribal drums, this cut is definitely for those who want to zone out. Have a listen.
London-based band Bokito have shared their impactful single ‘Aloof’. High-spirited with an embedding of afro-beat, funk, psychedelic and more, the track is a personal examination of the feeling that one’s home will never be as it was previously. The global nature within the production truly drives the lyrics straight to the mind and soul. ‘Aloof’ is currently out now via Lost In The Manor Records. Check it out. Read more […]
Manchester duo Shy Luv are aiming at making you dance for the summer with their latest single ‘First Fires’. Bridging together a heavy dose of funk and disco with dance, the track is peppered with an upbeat 80s groove that will have you running to the dance floor. Stream ‘First Fires’ down below. Read more […]