Tag Archives: jazz funk

SUBES: Thrill From The Pill (2013)

Subes are Greg Wilmott and Pieter Ubbels and Thrill From The Pill, their second long player, is a ten-tracker filled with bossa and afrobeat-tinged jazz funk. In a good way. It might be all-instrumental, feature a considerable amount of Rhodes piano and what sounds like a variety of tribal shakers but they’ve remembered not to get all self-indulgent whilst operating within one of the most notoriously self-indulgent musical genres

DOPEGEMS: ‘Journey To The Shore’ 7 inch (2012)

James Brown might have invented funk but some, like George Clinton, took the idea and ran with it to the very edge of pop music as we know it. Others ran wayyy beyond. That’s right folks – I’m on about the crazy spaced-out world of funky seventies jazz fusion. Or as I like to think about it, the ‘Marmite’ corner of the funk universe. Full of epic instrumental odysseys, tempo changes, and an

HIDDEN JAZZ QUARTET feat. OMAR: ‘High Heels’ (+ Lack Of Afro remix) (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
This one’s called High Heels by Hidden Jazz Quartet and features Omar – (here sounding a little bit like Alison Moyet) fretting about where his chick is at 3 in the morning. But enough about that – let’s talk about the important bit which is the B-side rerub where Lack Of Afro produces dancefloor gold through remix alchemy – check it below. Out go the jazzy percussion, sax-wanking

THE BAKER BROTHERS: Snap Back Loopmasters EP (2012)

The Snap Back Loopmasters EP presents the top results from the Record Kicks label’s recent competition to remix single Snap Back by funky jazzbos The Baker Brothers. Winning entries come from Funky Bijou, Maleka and Tomasz Betka but the stand out has to be German ghetto funkers CMC & Silenta with their chunky re-visit. It all starts out innocently enough