Category Archives: Funk

Love Do Me Right, Rockin’ Horse

Discovered this tucked away in the S Memo app (who knew?) on my battered old Samsung phone. No recollection whatsoever of where I might have heard it or indeed how I managed to type it, but it’s a cracker all the way … Continue reading

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Rose Royce – RR Express

Been rather busy of late setting up a certain shop that, if you like the music on these pages (as well as great beer and hot-as-hell chilli sauce), you may enjoy. More details soon… In the meantime, by way of … Continue reading

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The annual Glastonbury review (part 2)

Festivals are always a triumph of the human spirit. Where else can you party from midday til the sun comes up, then get up and do it all over again, five days in a row, always with a smile on … Continue reading

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The annual Glastonbury review (part 1)

Once again I’m writing this on the saddest, snivelliest day since returning from that muddy old homestead known as Worthy Farm. This evening saw me leap on completely the wrong bus because my eyes were full of tears brought on by … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 9 days to go: Dub Dot Dash selects

​Since I’ve done such a slack job of keeping up with my daily recommendations as we count down the days (I managed to lose an entire weekend and only part of it was due to the alcohol), I thought it … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 13 days to go: Melt Yourself Down

The Spaceport Sat, West Holts Sun Being ever so slightly obsessed with this impending festival, I’ve spent the past couple of weeks obsessively pouring over the line-up and clicking through the links so helpfully provided by the good people of … Continue reading

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Glastonbury countdown – 14 days to go: The Cuban Brothers

Cabaret Tent Fri, Sensation Seekers Stage Sat No strangers to these pages – in fact I’ve lost count how many times I’ve seen them, but I still will drop everything to catch them. These boys ARE festival.

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Walking to work – 2004

Many years ago I wrote a (thankfully) now-discontinued blog that for some strange reason had thousands of readers but was – in hindsight – shamefully shit. Occasionally, however, it was vaguely tolerable and its saving grace was its musical recommendations, in a … Continue reading

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Loredana Berte, In Alto Mare

Sunday morning sounds, with a tip of the hat to Pete Fowler. Here’s a glorious extended edit on Soundcloud, and below a taste of the gorgeous Loredana in full force (albeit be warned, the video rather ridiculously cuts out just before the … Continue reading

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Hugh Masekela, Don’t Go Lose It Baby

TUNE. (Only just realised it was a Paradise Garage hit from the YT comments. That makes sense.) Continue reading

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