Music News & Reviews
1. Bottom Dollar Breaks, Beats & Grooves- Mike Bandoni.BBoy Breaks 76. Less is more.... Just a beat, nothing special...but....
If you dig these grooves and want a FUNKSHONE groove or two in your music, see below... Now available, the first in a series of loop packs for producers, DJs and Musicians. You asked, I listened! 77 loops from 90-170bpm plus 3 play along/DJ tracks all recorded on a range of kits to give you the variety you need. All this for £20!!!! So, for all that wanted a session but couldn’t find the dough, here you go!
Available now at www.mikebandoni.bandcamp.com
2. Brand new 45 from Soul ImmigrantsLondon funk band, The Soul Immigrants, have re-released their vinyl 45 'Yard Of Hard' digitally on all major platforms dropping on the 24th of March. The single features the one and only Fred Wesley on trombone."The tune has a Curtis vibe vocally and a P-funk groove so who better to get on it and sweeten the horn than the great bone-master himself!" Says bandleader Emrys Baird, "we were lucky to have him guest he's a real don!" Vinyl 45's are available too £10 delivered worldwide email firstname.lastname@example.org
You guys are fierce! *Carleen Anderson*
Glad to have been on your funk fuelled 45 ! *Fred Wesley *
The soul Immigrants are true soul brothers! *Charles Bradley*
You've got your groove on boys! *Steve Cropper*
3. New album from FlevansIt's FINALLY here! My brand new LP, 'Part Time Millionaire' is out now on LP / CD & Digital via those lovely people at Jalapeno Records. Please do check it out and spread the word far & wide - let me know what you think... click the link below to get involved.
LP / CD / Digitalhttps://flevans.lnk.to/PartTimeMillionaire
Featuring Laura Vane, Elliott Cole, Sarah Scott and Izo FitzRoy
4. Men of North Country UK Tour
It's getting closer! Check out the lovely little video, and then check out the dates. See you soon!
Thu 2 May - O2 Academy Islington, London / support by The Sha La Las, DJ Eddie Piller
Fri 3 May - Esquires, Bedford / support by The Keepers
Sat 4 May - Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast / DJ Pete Brady & friends
Sun 5 May - The Night Owl, Birmingham / Quadrophenia 40th Anniversary
5. New Stone 45 and Tour NewsWe are delighted to announce a new double A side 7" single featuring two cover versions that we've been playing on the Everybody, Anyone Tour!
Ordinary Joe / I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
Both tracks feature Paul Weller joining the band on piano and I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down features Graham Parker on co-lead vocals.
The limited 7" single will be released on 3rd May and is available for pre-order now. A super-limited quantity of test pressings are available and the single will also be made available on CD.
Pre-order/listen at: http://smarturl.it/SF_Playhouse | https://www.facebook.com/events/542905382856378/?ti=as