Tag Archives: Funk Hunters

FORT KNOX FIVE: Whatcha Gonna Do (2015)

Whatcha Gonna Do Fort Knox FiveSome questions demand an answer – what are you going to do for example if DC crew Fort Knox Five come knocking and posit the idea of your remixing their Mustafa Akbar-featuring slab of disco Whatcha Gonna Do? The answer, if you’re Father Funk, is to apply filters and passes over an extended intro, insinuate a fair amount of wobble into the mix and get grinding
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TRU FUNK: Party Breaks: Essential Selection (2013)

In today’s internet-era, the public’s appetite for interesting ‘stuff’ is voracious and their memory of said ‘stuff’ so short that they’ve practically forgotten whatever it was they gawping/ listening/ mooing at in the second it took them to ‘swim’ from one side of the digital fishbowl to the other. Plus the amount of ‘stuff’ out there keeps increasing exponentially. In this environment, any record company that fails to market effectively is a
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MANMADE RECORDS: Feature Funk Vol. 7 – 2011


A game of two halves this one. The A side consists of label bosses CMC & Silenta continuing to sidestep predictability with an disco-breaks/ wobbly-bassed/ big female vox-powered cut that seems to have been formulated solely for the purpose of convincing those formerly enamoured of house music that, yes, the nu/ ghetto funk scene has something for them. I certainly didn’t expect that.
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