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THE BAMBOOS: Nothing I Wanna Know About/ Bad Line (Vinyl 7″)

THE BAMBOOS: Nothing I Wanna Know About/ Bad LineJust out from Aussie funk-soul heavyweights, The Bamboos, is their latest 45 featuring Hard Up LP track Nothing I Wanna Know About and new cut Bad Line. Expect crisp funk on the former which finds vocal powerhouse Kylie Auldist dropping an almost eighties-ish melody over a crunchy early seventies funk rhythm. Turn that lil puppy over and you’re confronted instead


THE BAMBOOS: Ride On TimeIf you’ve ever wondered what Black Box’s Loleatta Holloway-sampling Italo-house hit Ride On Time would sound like made over as a funk track, now’s your chance to find out. Seems there was just time for veteran OZ funk-soul outfit, The Bamboos, to put out one more single before LP Hard Up arrives this April and right on time (thank you, I’m here all week!) along comes this cover

THE BAMBOOS: Power Without Greed + video

THE BAMBOOS: Power Without GreedNew Bamboos single Power Without Greed follows Hard Up and While You Sleep and taps into the classic funk trope of the protest song. Cue a loping seventies groove (complete with flute solo), over which the unmistakable tones of Kylie Auldist soar as she regales anyone who will listen that what we need is power without greed. The accompanying video delivers a montage of the