Category Archives: funk

Indigo Face share new single – The Seed

Since forming in 2015, London 4-piece band Indigo Face have made their mark on the live music circuit with their unique sound, drawing influence from the likes of pop, funk, EDM and synth pop. On 13th July, the group are … Continue reading

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Magick Thing –  The Fell Swoop (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You could argue that The Fell Swoop’s sound is one that comes from a nostalgic place, from the golden age of soul, from a jazz and funk past and a disco dance floor of yesteryear. You could also argue, so … Continue reading

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Strip Me Bare –  Joel Leffler (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

We have got so used to fashionably attired guys wielding a guitar and sporting just the right beard, looking the part but, sadly, not delivering. Either they undersell you some sort of cliched indie-pop that appears to have come off … Continue reading

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Play That Funky Music  –  Gonzo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Covering iconic songs is a tricky thing especially songs as ingrained in the public consciousness as Wild Cherry’s Play That Funky Music (White Boy). Many have tired, Euro-poppers Roxette made it sound predictably…well, Europop, Tim Campbell delivered an over-produced, over-polished … Continue reading

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Dark Day Afternoon –  Timothy Dark  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Lead single She Put a Spell on Me is funky stuff for sure. Steeped in 70’s funk ethic, the excessive and effortless groove of 80’s Prince and fusing R&B, rock guitar and hip-hop rap and flow, it wanders between the … Continue reading

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Seasons Change – Joel (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As soon as opening salvo Spirit of Summer kicks in, you know that you are in for a bit of a treat. Its deft blend of addictive pop vibes and solid rock drive, its sassy and sublime, slick lines hit … Continue reading

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Different Kind of Free – Grayson Word (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I know age shouldn’t really come into such things, I always see art, music… creativity of all sorts as being a level playing field and it is all about the end result not the back story so beloved of TV … Continue reading

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Yehan Jehan releases new single Future Ringtone

Written, recorded and produced himself, Yehan Jehan’s new single ‘Future Ringtone’ is the work of an assured craftsman with a preferred set of sonic parameters. Born in London to Bosnian parents, the 24 year old’s handsomely scuffed vocals and inventive melodies are met with a … Continue reading

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Nine Beats To The Bar –  Nine Beats Collective (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The fact that I have been saying the same thing more and more in music reviews lately means that there must be something going on. Some music is all about having fun, about letting off steam, about just enjoying the … Continue reading

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Soundhaus –  Mickey 9s (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

At a point where rock muscle, funky bass lines, jagged electro-pop and European club anthems collide you will find Mickey 9s, a bunch of musical miscreants who have just released their latest album Galactico Radio. They seem to be on … Continue reading

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