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GROUP MODULAR: Black Ray b/w Acid Wheels (Vinyl 7″)

GROUP MODULAR:  Black Ray b/w Acid Wheels (Vinyl 7If your life has been missing out on menacingly heavy paranoid psych-funk since the last MNP single on Markey Funk’s Delights label then you’re in luck. For Markey Funk (who else?) and Mule Driver are about to sort you right out with their new Group Modular 7″ – Black Ray b/w Acid Wheels. It’s the kind of release that sets the record straight if you think library music is for
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TIMEWARP INC: Funky Bob Timbales b/w Cinemafilm (Vinyl 7″)

TIMEWARP INC:  Funky Bob Timbales b/w Cinemafilm (Vinyl 7The resurgence of the 45 format continues with no sign of a market awash with old 45 reissues, first time-on-45 reissues, new originals and new booties drying out any time soon. On this drop, Timewarp Inc. digs deep into the back catalogue for a 45 reissue of a brace of eleven year old tracks that previously saw light of day in seven inch format a full decade ago. Funky Bob Timbales
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ANDY COOPER & DJ FORMAT: Get On That (Re-layered) Vinyl 7″ + ‘Do The Andy Puppet’ video

ANDY COOPER & DJ FORMAT:  Get On That (Re-layered) Vinyl 7Hello, what’s this? Why – it’s a new 7″ single collab., Get On That (Re-Layered) from Andy Cooper & DJ Format (!) and the latest video from Andy for track Do The Andy Puppet. Both tracks are lifted from our man’s recent sterling long-play effort The Layered Effect, though the ‘re-layered’ Format version of Get On That is a completely new
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NICK FABER: What Happened Yesterday (Vinyl 12″)

NICK FABER:  What Happened Yesterday (Vinyl 12Rating: ★★★★★ It’s fair to say Nick Faber has been around the musical block a few times. The veteran big beater’s Let Me Hear You Clap Your Hands came out on Marble Bar in ’99, for example; he was king of the beats on John Turrell’s solo album Kingmaker and has previously remixed minor artists like Kylie and Sugababes. His next trick however, is the release of a new 12″ solo single
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SOOPASOUL: If It Ain’t Funky Back It Up (Vinyl 7″)

SOOPASOUL: If It Ain't Funky Back It Up (Vinyl 7‘If it ain’t funky back it up,’ runs the sureshot male vocal hook of Soopasoul’s new 45 – er – If It Ain’t Funky Back It Up which channels the JBs in such a reliable manner that it’s in precisely no danger whatsoever of having to engage reverse gear. Naturally that means you can expect an upbeat, uptempo rhythm drenched in horns and funky guitar chops. Still, if you’re not backing up, there’s
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DRAGON FLI EMPIRE: Hold Down The Fort (prod. DJAR ONE) b/w Right On Time (prod. DJ COSM & METAWON) + video

DRAGON FLI EMPIRE: Hold Down The Fort (prod. DJAR ONE) b/w Right On Time (prod. DJ COSM & METAWON)Rating: ★★★★★ Beats House Records renews its relationship (established in 2015 on the A Little More Funk 7″) with Canadian hip-hop crew Dragon Fli Empire for another dope 45 hook-up. On A-side bump Hold Down The Fort, Djar One is ranking production officer while DFE’s Teekay commands the mic (and does his best Rakim-impression) and DJ Cosm pulls his best cuts out of the armoury
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DAYTONER: Needed You b/w Sicka (Vinyl 7″)

DAYTONER:  Needed You b/w Sicka (vinyl 7Rating: ★★★★★ Right – look sharp – Fred Perry on and shake some talc on the floor, Daytoner’s only gone and dropped a rather enormous neo-northern soul 45 – Needed You. That’s Daytoner in the full live band sense of course. No pussying around with edits, mashups and programmed beats n samples, no, it’s all about the six-piece outfit, hob-nobbing with Craig Charles and rocking
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BANDERAS: Tema De Banderas b/w Banderas Mambo (Vinyl 7″)

BANDERAS:  Tema De Banderas b/w Banderas Mambo Vinyl 7For part two of ‘funky Latin stuff comes from the unlikeliest places night’ it’s time to introduce you to Matasuna Records’ new find – Banderas and their new 7″ Tema De Banderas b/w Banderas Mambo. Eleven-strong, Banderas consist of musicians, dancers and a DJ and are bound by a love of salsa, boogaloo and mambo. Nothing unlikely about that of course. Until you find out
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VARIOUS: Funky Country 2 (Vinyl LP)

VARIOUS: Funky Country 2 (Vinyl LP)Rating: ★★★★★ No teasing or otherwise delaying of gratification here, Perfect Toy is so excited about Funky Country 2 that they’re hustling it out into the world less than two months after its predecessor. And it’s an excitement you’ll be sharing. Said predecessor was, of course, January’s Funky Country which (as the name implies) assembled tracks which were funky yet
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KING ROOSTER: Back Chattin b/w Fat Chance (Vinyl 7″)

KING ROOSTER: Back Chattin b/w Fat ChanceKing Rooster deliver their first bid to be cocks of the funky walk in 2018 with the second piece of Dinked 45 label action today. Back Chattin’ takes no crap off anyone with an uptempo funk bomb that seems to have been influenced nearly as much by amphetamines as the golden era of funk and soul and turns in guitar work that New Mastersounds-like nods to both Blue Note and New
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