Funk has managed to infiltrate most genres and now occupies electronic music, hip-hop and even pop. When you get it wrong it?s cheesy-as-hell but when it?s on-point, it?s right in the pocket. Here are 10 jams that are of the latter breed.
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Breakbot is back with new music, which could be handy if you're interested to hear what Bruno Mars' next jam is gonna sound like...
Genres come and go, and right now nothing seems deader than the dreaded trip hop. The once beating heart created by the likes of Portishead, Tricky and Massive Attack has been crushed to death by 1000 or more albums with the words “ultimate chill out” in their title. Ultimate Bore would seem more appropriate.
In an earlier Cool Accidents musing we asked whether Bruno Mars had taken styling tips from Aussie legend Mark Holden.
Now as his new video for Treasure arrives to warm up our oh-so-knowing disco souls we are asking whether maybe he copped his licks from elsewhere this time?
Led by Busy P – AKA baseball-capped, head honcho Pedro Winter - Ed Banger Records have risen from low key Parisian rock’n’roll cool to become one of global clubland’s most colourful and recognizable music outlets. It could be said they’ve ascended to maturity yet, in many ways, Ed Banger remains gleefully youthful, holding to the spirit of the party - a stable of DJ-producers with a huge sense of fun and old-fashioned loyalty to each other and their fans criss-crossing the world.
Name – Breakbot
Location – Paris
Choose 3 songs that would be no-brainers to put on a mixtape for that special someone you were trying to woo -
So a promo copy of the upcoming Breakbot album landed on my desk recently at exactly 3pm, almost as if it were fate that had hand delivered this pleasant surprise to me personally at such an hour of the afternoon. For it is widely known, that at this time of day in offices all around the world, munchies set in for a vast number of faithful working folk.