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Can’t Be Funky

Do I really need any excuse to play the funky shit? I guess lately I’ve been feelin the need to go back to what got me into music in the first place.  While I may not have grown up at the roller disco, I’ve always had a serious soft spot in my heart for those tunes. If you hear a deluge of disco edits and breaks start to flood this place, please excuse. On the flip side, if I start posting all the underground hip hop that I was obsessed with in the late 90’s and early 00’s, then feel free to stop me, cause most of that stuff can stay buried for a while longer without me complaining one bit. Also, some of these tunes today are at lower bit rates than I normally like to post, so if you have a nice clean rip at a higher rate, send it my way… Shout to my girl Leesie-bo for today’s epic graphic.

Brooklyn Express :       You Need A Change Of Mind one of my favorite 12″s I’ve discovered so far this year. Marvin meets James Brown with Brooklyn boogie all over it

Imagination :       Just An Illusion &       So Good

Herbie Hancock :       Stars In Your Eyes

Ozone :       Strutt My Thang

Jimmy Bo Horne :       Spank

Eddy Grant :       Time Warp
yes, Metro Area’s “Muira” is a blatant rip-off (done well at least) of this classic. Used to rock this all the time…

Arts & Craft :       I've Been Searching
I got hip to this one from disco digging kingpin Al Kent.

Cameo :       The Sound Table
another old ‘secret weapon’ of mine that got a lot of spins when I first discovered it around ’03. Still sounding fresh.

Konk :       Baby Dee

Bush Tetras :       Can't Be Funky


  • DJ Yamin

    Yes, funky!

  • Patrick

    I Love me some Jimmy Bo Horne! Check out his take on Let Me Be Your Lover. Serious dancefloor…

  • Aji

    I’m sure you’re probably up on this already, but this is a fine, fine take on Illusion by everyone’s favorite Nordic disco gods: http://soundcloud.com/nico-s/imagition-just-an-illusion

  • Dangerscouse

    Can’t get enough of Cameo…got all of their stuff. Brooklyn Express really hit the spot as did the little reminder of how good JBH is. Cheers

  • surian

    Very nice Sir, thank you.

  • Al

    Thank you for this,
    Funk is by far my favorite genre. Nothing like it. Ive been looking for “Just an Illusion” for awhile.

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