Tag Archives: 2016

MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top 10 Albums 2016

Based on a highly complex algorithm derived from how often shit gets played on the MB sound system, this chart details the biggest albums of 2016!
(See Monkeyboxing.com – Top 10 Tracks – 2016 HERE)

1. Smoove & Turrell – Crown Posada

Epic blue collar amalgam of Chic-style disco and northern soul on Smoove & Turrell’s fourth LP

MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top 10 Tracks 2016

Based on a highly complex algorithm derived from how often shit gets played on the MB sound system, this chart details the biggest tracks of 2016!
(See Monkeyboxing.com – Top 10 Albums – 2016 HERE)

1. Eli Paperboy Reed – Cut Ya Down

Mighty, mighty funked-up cover of a gospel traditional


‘TEAR THE ROOF OFF: The Untold Story Of Parliament/ Funkadelic’ – Documentary (2016)

documentary-parliament-funkadelic-tear-the-roof-offParliament/ Funkadelic live shows were legendary for being wild and crazy events – as you might have guessed from the music, lyrics and album covers. But what was life like behind the scenes of the legendary funk collective – just the same? Wilder? Or maybe it was all a bit pipe and slippers? Wonder no longer as award-winning documentary maker Bobby J Brown unlifts the veil

GHETTO FUNK: Shindig Weekender 27th – 29th (2015)

Shindig Weekender Ghetto FunkI know it’s tricky when you’ve had to clean ice off the inside of your car windscreen this month to even think about hanging out in a field listening to music in approximately ten weeks’ time but actually that is when Ghetto Funk are due to hold their annual shindig known as – er – the Shindig Weekender. Tearing shit up on the decks this year are the likes of DJ Yoda, A Skillz and Stanton


2016 London International Ska FestivalIf you like ska, you’ll definitely need to be heading to the London International Ska Festival this March – 24th to the 27th to be precise, i.e. Easter Weekend. The festival has the widest possible interpretation of the concept of ska from its roots in rhythm & blues, calypso and mento, the original Jamaican rudeboys and the music’s subsequent development into rocksteady, reggae and dub

MONKEYBOXING.COM presents: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 6 (2016) Free download

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Good lord! Has it really been ten years of monkeyboxing?

DR HOOKA’S Surgery presents: Battlejam – JFB Vs. WBBL Fri. 22 April, The Lanes, Bristol (2016)

JFB WBBL Battlejam Dr HookaHello – looks like party breaks’ very own sawbones, Dr Hooka, is bringing you another massive ghetto funky ‘surgery’ this spring. This time it’s what promises to be a visceral showdown between 3 times UK DMC champion JFB in one corner and, in the opposing one, ‘heavyweight bass champion’, WBBL. Neither the name or the appendage of the latter refer to the man’s weight