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GHOST FUNK ORCHESTRA: Scatter

GHOST FUNK ORCHESTRA: ScatterTurns out it’ll be time for Ghost Funk Orchestra’s third studio LP in October and before that, here’s the first single, Scatter. A vocal cut, this one offers by turns smokey and shimmery soul-jazz theatrics that, say, Doris (of ‘Beatmaker’ fame) might have been pleased with back in the day, albeit with a heavy psych bridge in the second half. Cue surreal mod-film stylings on a video
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NEAL FRANCIS: Changes

NEAL FRANCIS: ChangesRating: ★★★★★ The Colemine goldmine delivers again with the arrival (on its subsidiary label Karma Chief) of Neal Francis’ Changes LP which delivers on all the promise of a trio of recent singles. That’ll be a promise Craig Charles summarised by referring to Francis as the “reincarnation of Allen Toussaint,” then, which isn’t half as hyperbolic as it sounds if you’ve heard any
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NEAL FRANCIS: This Time

NEAL FRANCIS: This TimeRating: ★★★★★ Neal Francis drops new single, This Time in the lead-up to the autumn release of full-length effort Changes and this – er – time, he says he went for the, “full Allen Toussaint vibe.” Which, for anyone familiar with previous Francis’ singles These Are The Days and Changes Pt 1, will know is going some from the man Craig Charles has dubbed the, “reincarnation of Allen Toussaint.” Is it
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