Tag Archives: George Fotiadis

BASEMENT FREAKS: Makes Me Wanna Scream (2011)

BASEMENT FREAKS: Makes Me Wanna Scream (2011)What could make Basement Freaks a.k.a. George Fotiadis want to scream? The parlous state of the Greek economy? Possibly – but the cause is more likely to be delight as he is swarmed, Lynx-advert style, by semi-clad females in response to the Prince/ P-funk/ ghetto funk combo vibe of Makes Me Wanna Scream off his Something Freaky LP

BASEMENT FREAKS: Something Freaky – Radio Edit – Free download

Just in case you didn’t know that Basement Freaks’ debut LP Something Freaky was out at the end of this month here’s a free reminder from Mr Basement Freaks (that’ll be ‘Big’ George Fotiadis) himself. It takes the form of this free download of the radio edit of the album’s title track and recent single – and you can cop that bump after the jump innit…

BASEMENT FREAKS – Something Freaky – Album details + tracklist

So new a genre that people are still quibbling over what to call it, the bass-heavy combination of hefty, generally uptempo breakbeats coupled with funk, soul, disco and old school hip-hop samples and stylings has nevertheless been around in fledgling form for a few years. Indeed, some might even argue it’s the remnants of the late-nineties phenomenon that many were pleased to call ‘big beat.’ Now, with at least two websites running with the ‘nufunk’ tag