Category Archives: Psych-funk

SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – Scorpio’s Waltz

“’Scorpio’s Waltz’ is a smoky breakbeat psych-funk gem. Evoking images of a 70s psychedelic-rock band jamming late into the hazy night. This slightly sinister instrumental is full blown funky rock with a classic hip-hop breaks’ vibe….” (Mr Bongo) Drawing from a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mustafa Özkent – Burçak Tarlası 

Mustafa Özkent is a Turkish guitarist, composer and arranger, best known for his debut 1973 instrumental record (masterpiece), Gençlik İle Elele. which was recorded live in just one day with some of the best studio musicians in Turkey (under the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Abranis – Chenar Le Blues

“The Abranis group was born in the imagination of a young 14-year-old teenager in 1964 in France…..” Karim Abranis Les Abranis are a Nigerian rock group from Algeria.  Created in 1967 by singer/bassist, Sid Mohand Tahar, (better known as Karim … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fumaça Preta – Pupilas Dilatadas

“Fueled by acid-drenched effects, with Caribbean and Brazilian rhythms sifted through a cheesecloth of loopy Bahian grooves and Zappa-esque chamber music”  The eclectic and very exciting music played by international ensemble Fumaça Preta (pronounced “Foomassa Pretta” and meaning “Black Smoke”) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Janko Nilovic & The Soul Surfers – Sweet Path

Towards the end of last year, Russia’s finest soul, psych-funk band, The Soul Surfers teamed up with the legendary pianist, arranger and composer, Janko Nilovic for an album of instrumental delights. The marrying of these soulful minds resulted in an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sergun Bucknor – Poorman No Get Brother

Whilst Nigerian-born Afrobeat keyboardist, guitarist, vocalist, composer, bandleader, and journalist., Segun Bucknor may not be a household name like his contemporary Feli Kuti, he was still widely revered and highly popular in Nigeria, Ghana and Benin. Perhaps this lack of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY DJ Format & The Simonsound – The Peruvian

Back in 2011 DJ Format and The Simonsound teamed up once again to begin work on a new two-track project.  Eight years later, this single was finally released and what came out was their own electronic interpretation of two classic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Destellos – Onsta La Yerbita

Today I’ve been trying to find some sunshine to chase away the grottiness of this grey day and I got lucky! Not only have I found some sonic sunbeams in this lush Latino instrumental, but I’ve also found a whole … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Don’t Blow Your Experiment

If we didn’t know better we could easily be fooled into believing that the Oh Sees are a bunch of cosmic robots sent to earth to purely to make music, for their prolific offerings are (seemingly) never ending!  This November … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cos​-​Ber​-​Zam – Ne Noya

Ten years ago the fantastic Analog Africa released an absolute gem of a compilation entitled “Afro​-​Beat Airways – West African Shock Waves – Ghana & Togo 1972​-​1978″.  Consisting of 15 organ-driven, cosmic Afro-funk and Afro-beat tracks, the record took an … Continue reading

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