With a punk/garage boldness coupled with the up-bounce rock steady guitar riffs, London band The Vex have managed to capture a distinct period of 80s culture blending with their new track ‘Living In The’. Whilst their 2016 EP ‘Heavy Rocksteady’ was heavily steeped in Jamaican reggae textures, ‘Living In The’ adds a funk swing to the production, peppering their already gumbo mixture of goodness with even more spice. The song is taken from The Vex’s self-titled EP, forthcoming on the 21st of April via Lost In The Manner.
We will always have a sweet spot for nu-disco and funk, and what better way to satisfy our taste buds then a lush new remix by Swedish producer Blende. Working his magic on the Goose single ‘Call Me’, the song is a sexy, poolside rendition of upbeat, synth-styled funk that will also make you want to shake something on the dance floor.
Releasing their catchy funk pop record ‘Bubblegum’ last month, Australia’s Confidence Man now connects with UK mainstay Andrew Weatherall for a remix of the track. Peppering the cut with a taste of acid, breaks and quirky nu-funk, the song will add a little pep in your step with Weatherall remaining steadfast at pushing the boundaries of music. The remix will be available on the 28th of March via Heavenly Recordings. Check it out. Read more […]
Music legends Blondie will drop their 11th album ‘Pollinator’ on May 5th. The upcoming LP features guest songwriters including Sia, Dev Hynes, Charlie XCX and more. The band’s first single ‘Fun’ (co-written with Dave Sitek) was released last month with an accompanying video. Blondie will now unleash a remix package to the track. Enlisting Greg Cohen to deliver a sleek disco rework along with Richard Barratt aka Crooked Man raising the temperature with a hedi, spaced-out 4×4 dub as well as a more soulful disco fire-off, the remix pack will land March 17th via BMG.
Park Hotel’s ‘Gone As A Friend’ is currently one of our top tracks. Splashed with disco, funk and punk, the London duo have now shared the video for the single. Directed by Victor Duchêne, the video features band member Rebeca Marcos-Rosa following Tim Abbey as he mysteriously strolls the streets or drives to an inconspicuous destination with the two ultimately coming in contact as Abbey gives Marcos-Rosa a note that we never find out what’s actually written on it. Gone As A Friend is out now Read more […]
Whilst their provocative EP title ‘Shock Horror’ may instantly provoke thoughts of something evil and wicked, Shy Luv’s latest record is anything but. In fact, the sunny funk/disco/pop release is more fitting for a Summer afternoon in July. Comprised of four upbeat and infectious tracks, the Manchester duo will have you instantly hooked on their saucy and slick production combined with smokey vocal deliveries that simply put you in the most cheery of moods.
Comprised of Tim Abbey and Rebeca Marcos-Rosa, London duo Park Hotel have make their entry with a magnificent debut track titled ‘Gone As A Friend’. Capturing the sounds of funk, punk disco and new wave, this is the new theme song to all things downtown. With a nod to acts like Talking Heads, the ridding of a friend has never sounded so lovely. Musically one can’t help but picture an environment of stylish, chic, gritty and hedonistic people all congregating in one place. ‘Gone As A Friend’ is produced by Elliot James. Have a listen.
Comprised of Tim Abbey and Rebeca Marcos-Rosa, London duo Park Hotel have make their entry with a magnificent debut track titled ‘Gone As A Friend’. Capturing the sounds of funk, punk disco and new wave, this is the new theme song to all things downtown. With a nod to acts like Talking Heads, the ridding of a friend has never sounded so lovely. Musically one can’t help but picture an environment of stylish, chic, gritty and hedonistic people all congregating in one place. ‘Gone As A Friend’ is Read more […]
When it comes to the sexy sounds of nu-disco and electro, let’s call it what it is, the French are just good at it. So it should be no surprise that Guillaume Atlan and Stephane Bejean-Lebenson, the Parisian mainstays known as Entschuldigung, are ready to drop a monster of an EP titled ‘Gina’, a classy journey into atmospheric electronica, disco and electro rhythms.
Nottingham-born singer and DJ Ronika released her second LP ‘Lose My Cool’ which follows her 2014 album ‘Selectadisc’. One of the songs taken from the new work is her latest sparkling pop meets funk single ‘All Comes Back’. Layered with a health spread of synths, the sunny and spirited tune is a feel-good bit that aside from making you simply feel good all over, also provokes you to want to hit the dance floor. Check it out. Read more […]