Tag Archives: funk

Gecko Turner

Gecko Turner – That Place By the Thing With the Cool Name (LoveMonk)

Now living in the US, this Spanish singer-songwriter & inventor of his own “Afromeño” style joins with musicians from South America, Africa, & elsewhere in this fresh take on world funk. Hard to classify, but easy to enjoy. (Filed under international.) Listen on Bandcamp

Harmonizm – T Bird and the Breaks

Soulful, passionate funk music coming out of Houston, Texas. T Bird and the Breaks third studio album continues their tradition of throwback retro-funk. Drawing inspiration from the classics (think Parliament and Funkadelic), rough, gravely vocals backed by a soulful chorus and some undeniably funky horns. Great breakbeats and bass lines throughout. An extremely enjoyable listen […]


The Black And Blue Album-Warren Simpson and Bruised Grass

Warren Simpson, Native from Florida, his group Bruised Grass produced this double CD in Rock.  Put your dancing shoes on!! this is a house band with songs that may reflect your sensibilities like “Welcome To The REvolution”. http://www.bruisedgrass.com They call their music Southern Funk and Soul…


ANTH: Africa – We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind (Paris DJs Soundsystem)

Paris-based Djouls with label co-founders Loik Dury & Grant Phabao have done it again, gathering & re-mastering a brilliant selection of Afro, Latin, & Caribbean funk, Ethio jazz & more. This is a real gem! The full CD title is “We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind: Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International Vol. 2.” These […]

CSC Funk Band – Funkincense (Electric Cowbell)

Second release from this eclectic Brooklyn-based collective has roots in Afro funk & Ethiopian jazz, but shows its NYC colors with a tight but irreverent horn section, prominent guitar, funky bass, rockin’ percussion, plus organ & flute taboot! Spoken intro on track #4. Free live tracks from the CSC Funk Band here


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