Tagged: funky


Video: The Child of Lov, “Heal”

Enigmatic The Child of Lov emerged earlier this summer with a funky, soulful demo for “Heal.” Here’s the official video for the track, shot in Atlanta by Focus Creeps, which sheds a bit more light … read more »

POSTED October 8, 2012 10:49AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Lady Chann & South Rakkas, Dun Dem Season Mixtape Vol. 1

British dancehall deejay Lady Chann is a beast, her flow incisive and cutting—she’s one of our favorite talents on any funky bashment tracks right now, and this tape’s collaborations are representative of her homegrown UK … read more »

POSTED May 18, 2010 1:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Natalie Storm & Footsteps, “Play Di Ting (Heatwave Refix)” MP3

The Heatwave‘s been a major proponent of “funky bashment”—that is, UK funky with dancehall vocals or at the very least strong Caribbean vibage. They coined the term, and now they’re offering this super-hot refix of … read more »

POSTED May 14, 2010 3:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Rubi Dan & Juxci, “Bashment Funky” MP3

We were reading our friend Erin’s dancehall blog out of Kingston and thinking about pizza and reggae when, gazoing, this track rather appropriately dropped in our lap in a giant flame of fire. It’s theme … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2009 5:09PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Donae’o, “Party Hard”

One thing we’ve always loved about Donae’o‘s funky house hit is how understated and easily it conveys its sentiment. If an American artist, say Andrew WK for instance, made a song titled “Party Hard,” there … read more »

POSTED October 5, 2009 5:57PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Photomachine, “Burn Up” MP3

This clicky heatrock from Brixton boy Photomachine puts a little xerox shimmy in its warm rhythm party—his creative beat-layering parallels the super-fun creative free vibes coming from a younger generation of non-boxable Brit producers like … read more »

POSTED October 5, 2009 12:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Prancehall’s Bass Odyssey, Part 45

My favourite funky producer right now is a little-known guy from Birmingham called Emvee. His best stuff is so full of melancholy but so tough at the same time. He’s massively underrated. I was introduced … read more »

POSTED April 9, 2009 5:25PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

Freeload: Wale Likes Funky

London is falling apart. A couple inches of snow have completely shut the city down, someone threw a shoe at the Chinese Prime Minister at Cambridge, Lily Allen is prancing around as Little Bo Peep … read more »

POSTED February 2, 2009 3:06PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Prancehall’s Bass Odyssey, Part 40

Move over, Wiley, T-Pain, Timbaland, Dr Dre, Herbie Hancock, Rick Rubin, Butch Vig, Phil Spector, Philip Glass and Pierre Schaeffer. I have just produced a song that is set to redefine and revolutionise music as … read more »

POSTED January 29, 2009 12:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Prancehall’s Bass Odyssey, Part 39

Here’s the lowdown: Wiley and Durrty Goodz are currently “at war”. As you’d expect, this doesn’t compare to Mavado and Vybz Kartel’s recent squabbles in terms of hype and worldwide interest, but as far as … read more »

POSTED January 15, 2009 10:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,