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 groove of B-side (I’d Walk) A Funky Mile – all minimal piano and stank guitar chops plus the occasionally fuzz-guitar wig-out – is even better. Oh yeah – now’s probably a good time to mention that both these tracks are massive sister funk classics-to-be with mod-style vox from Sophie-Adler-McKean. There don’t seem to be embeddable soundcloud players for the tracks either but there’s no need to walk a funky mile before you smile – there’s a juno player for snippets of both and vid below that. Funky hot grits! What you say? Oh just listen to the music…
(Out now on Mocambo)


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

  1. SC says:

    Loads more raw rare funk from THE GRITS available at http://www.thegrits.co.uk

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