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ERIC BOSS: Closer To The Spirit 7″ (2017) + video

ERIC BOSS:  Closer To The Spirit 7Rating: ★★★★★ Eric Boss (a.k.a E from Stones Throw’s Myron & E) makes his bid for single of the year with stone-classic, b-boy funk 45 Closer To The Spirit and in doing so demonstrates the aptness of his name. Remember the tremors in the funk community and beyond when Mocambo dropped Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band’s P.I.M.P? Well – they’ve done it again. And if we learn one

THE GRITS: Strychnine/ (I’d Walk) A Funky Mile (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
It’s been a while since the last drop from The Grits but proper funk filth takes a while to cook up and both cuts on this 45 are pure dirt. A-side garage rock cover Strychnine lays down a stop-starty, itching, scratching line of poison that should see off the deluded who keep insisting that MOR acid jazz is ‘deep funk’ while the super-heavy

KIND & KINKY ZOO: Party Chez Le Marquis/ Kinky Regards – 2010

Weird name; straight up funk attack. Mocambo signings Kind & Kinky Zoo set out to prove it’s not just quality chocolate, pricey watches and massive anonymous bank accounts that you get in Switzerland. The A-side is all about the party and (obviously – because this is Switzerland) it’s not just any old party. No! It’s a party round the Marquis’s of course and what a funky old bastard he is. Party Chez The Marquis is a full on Hammond/ flute attack but Kinky Regards on the flip is arguably better