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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 Andy Cooper – Here Comes Another One ft. Blabbermouf

Today’s funky offering features on US rapper and producer, Andy Cooper’s 2018 record, The Layered Effect.   Described as offering “a punchy reminder of the creative fun to be had in digging for breaks, stringing up loops and layering sounds,” the record … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Syl Johnson – Different Strokes

Blues/soul singer and record producer Sylvester Thompson, a.k.a Syl Johnson, was born in Mississippi in the late 30’s.  Moving to Chicago in 1950 with his family, his earliest introduction to music was to come from his next door neighbour and … Continue reading

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Ian Simmonds – The State

Welsh-born Ian Simmonds released a brand new album earlier this June which sees the Nu-Jazz, down tempo producer returning once more to his jazzy roots. Titled ‘The Right Side Of Kind’, his new record came out on the Paris-based Goldmin … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Infest – SaxWax

Every now and then it’s good to feature something just that little bit different, which is what we have here.  With beats inspired by nineties drum and bass comes this new sound, combining the old with the new.  Here you … Continue reading

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