Monthly Archives: October 2011

CHART – October 2011

(NEW) 1. Ugly Duckling – Elevation

Three is the magic number. UD back with massive dancefloor banger
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ARTHUR RUSSELL (DINOSAUR L): 24>24 Music (2011)

Disco visionary and eccentric arty nutter Arthur Russell, a.k.a. Dinosaur L, was barely rated in the 70s and 80s when he was actually making music. Russell tended to laugh in the face of traditional song structure and final edits but that didn’t stop Go Bang! and Is It All Over My Face (despite their Carry On Disco titles) becoming massive disco
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THE BAKER BROTHERS: Time To Testify (2011) + tracklist + ‘Make Your Move’ video

Ten years into their career and the The Baker Brothers’ seventh studio album Time To Testify is imminent. A mixture of vocal and instrumental tracks and – er – it’s jazzy. I was tempted to let monkeyboxing tea-lady Loretta May Drew (a very funky woman) review it but when I mentioned the words ‘jazz funk’ she threatened to serve me Earl Grey. Then I played it to monkeyboxing’s regular taxi driver ‘Jazzy’ Dave and he went, “Oh, I love
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