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    DJ Set 06-11-2009 @ Fudge (SJU)

    Posted on January 24th, 2010 by zephirnl

    Happy New Year! The first upcoming gig is almost here, it’s your first chance to groove to the Funky Fresh sounds of Mama’s Funky Flow in 2010!
    In case you forgot what we mean by FUNKY FRESH, here’s a recording of the last gig we did in 2009.  We present part 1 on this site (and [...]


    [review] The Bamboos – On the Sly 12" (TRU211)

    Posted on December 19th, 2009 by zephirnl

    Although I thoroughly love the deep funk & soul grooves by the Bamboos, I feel that in these songs, the sparkle is missing. Sure, Kylie Auldist has the soul and she pours it all out like she should in ‘On the Sly’. And yes, Lyrics Born provides floor filling shouty lyrics on ‘Turn it Up’ [...]


    February 5th: The Skarabeez & Mama's Funky Flow @ Fudge (SJU)

    Posted on December 6th, 2009 by zephirnl

    It’s a new year, and it’s our first gig of 2010! To mark this first time of the year, the SJU has planned something extra special. Not a funk band, but you will find that there is undeniably some funky brass in this combo. To make this first friday extra partylicious the band playing are [...]


    Daptone Gold

    Posted on November 20th, 2009 by zephirnl

    Straight from the Daptone Records News Mailing:

    Daptone Gold Autographed LP

    Coming November 24th, a 23 track compilation featuring rarities, classics and previously unreleased tracks from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, The Budos Band, Binky Griptite, Lee Fields, Antibalas and more.
    The Daptone family has autographed 50 copies of the Daptone Gold LP, the first 50 people to pre-order [...]


    DJ Set 17-10-2009 @ Funked Up! (LVC)

    Posted on October 18th, 2009 by zephirnl

    Funked Up! – A Funky Fresh DJ mix recorded live at the LVC october 16th. Actually 17th, because we started after midnight, and had an hour to throw the funkiest, dirtiest, ass-shake-iest tracks on the floor for the people to grind to. All Nu Funk, beats & breaks with an edge: Funky Fresh!
    This mix can [...]


    Oct 16th Mama's Funky Flow @ Funked Up! (Leiden)

    Posted on October 12th, 2009 by zephirnl

    [update]Now added the poster/flyer, click it to enlarge. Swing by if you get the chance, we will be making it funky in an upwards motion![/update]
    We have been asked to provide the funky tunes for the Funked Up! festival in Leiden, that will be held on October 16th at the LVC. This means Mama’s Funky Flow [...]


    [review] The Bamboos – Turn It Up (feat. Lyrics Born) [TRUDD012]

    Posted on October 9th, 2009 by zephirnl

    “Turn It Up” featuring Lyrics Born – Digital single by The Bamboos. First thoughts when reading the press release: Party! Then, upon hearing it the first time: Party! But upon repeated listening, Hysterics Born’s voice starts to get a tad annoying, as he is singing at the top of his, no, scratch that. He [...]


    [review] 6ix Toys – Sisters of Soul, Brothers of Funk (Greg Wilson Version) [FW32]

    Posted on October 2nd, 2009 by zephirnl

    Not too long ago, Liverpool funk monsters 6ix Toys released their first 12″ ever, bringing their total release count up to three (previous releases are the Voodoo People 7″ & the 6ix Toys CD album), all on First Word Records.
    This *NEW* 12″ features three tracks, but only one of them is new(-ish). For the A-side, [...]


    [review] Laura Vane & The Vipertones – Roof Off 12" (UNIQ 164)

    Posted on September 27th, 2009 by zephirnl

    I already mentioned them reminding me of ‘Gorillas in the mist’ in this tweet (in response to this tweet, in turn a response to this one). Now that the day has come to actually write something, let’s start from this comparison. Like gorrillas in the mist, Laura Vane & the Vipertones will hit you hard [...]


    [review] BadboE – Break the Funk (ad011cd)

    Posted on September 16th, 2009 by zephirnl

    It might seem simple to review this first BadboE full album release. I mean, it’s just a bunch of samples, rehashed and reworked with a funky breakbeat so it works better on the dance floor, right?
    Yes, this album is full of samples. Yes, it is full of funky breakbeats. And hell yes, it will work [...]


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