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JOHNNYPLUSE: ‘Give Me A Break’ movie short

JOHNNYPLUSE: Give Me A Break film shortBulabeats head honcho and man with finger in multiple musical pies, Johnnypluse, settles into the director’s chair once more for new film short, Give Me A Break, the follow-up to 2016’s Breaking The Beat. While the latter was a retrospective – nay, a celebration – of ten years of the Bulabeats label, Give Me A Break provides a thirteen-minute homage to the concept of the funk drum

BULABEATS RECORDS: ‘Breaking The Beat – The Bulabeats Story’ Documentary (2016) + DJ FLUX Breaking The Beat Mixtape

breaking-the-beat-bulabeatsIf you’ve been a label for ten years, why not commemorate the event by putting out a documentary short and getting it picked as part of the official selection for numerous film festivals including the Dublin International Short Film And Music Festival, the Chicago Irish Film Festival and the Ozark Shorts Festival? Why not indeed? And that’s precisely what Bulabeats Records (which

‘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

BETTY DAVIS: ‘Nasty Gal’ documentary movie (2015) Crowdfunding campaign and teaser

Betty Davis Movie CrowdfundingWhat do you mean who’s Betty Davis? Betty DAVIS! The ‘first lady of funk’. Friend to Jimi, Sly, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock. Wife (briefly) to Miles. Model. Producer/ singer/ songwriter on four classic funk-rock LPs in the 70s. Oh – yeah – and victim of sexism and censorship. Which are the main reasons why she suddenly disappeared at the tail end of the seventies and doesn’t have

NORTHERN SOUL: The Film (Soundtrack) (2014)

OST Northern SoulThere’s a film coming out shortly about northern soul (yep, another one), called Northern Soul which (you may be surprised to learn) has got a northern soul soundtrack. All twenty-eight of the cuts featured on the film have been licensed and are appearing in two formats. The one most likely to appeal to northern soul boys and girls is the fourteen seven inches ‘housed in a solid collector’s