Tag Archives: funk

Throwback event: Fever 105 2nd w/ Al Kent

Fever 105 celebrated their big 2nd birthday by inviting Glasgow’s Al Kent to The Roadhouse for a stripped back “family and friends” party. A stalwart of the disco scene since before most of us were born, the Million Dollar Disco boss is well regarded for his vast collection of rare disco cuts, quality edits and […]

Throwback: Pangaea – Space Odyssey

Exams are over. The jolly feeling of the festive season is melting away, and once again temperatures are plummeting. Deep into the most depressing of months and it’s time for a party with another chilly instalment of Winter Pangaea. Tickets have been like gold dust for the past week, rarer than Wu Tang‘s latest album, […]

Events worth leaving the house for: 22nd – 31st January (end of exams special)

January can be a bit dry with the holiday season hangover keeping people locked inside, and you may also have exams to be worrying about. Exams however, mean end of exam parties and that means their are some amazing nights to get yourself down to across the city. The end of this month is absolutely […]

Events worth leaving the house for: 1st – 7th December

Winter is here and whether we like it or not, the festive season is upon us. Term is also quickly drawing to a close which means deadlines reign supreme and a lot of the big heads in Manchester are gearing up for NYE. As ever though, there’s no shortage of quality nights to get yourself […]

Throwback: John Ozila – Let’s go boogie

In 1979 John Ozila released an 8 track LP entitled ‘Boogie Salsa’ (Vogue). The most famous and readily available track from the LP, ‘Funky Boogie’, is an absolute stunner and most certainly belongs in any funky collection. Dig a little deeper and the whole LP is full of luscious funky numbers, ‘L’Orange Bleue’ checks in […]

Throwback: Narada Michael Walden – I Shoulda Loved Ya

First and foremost, Narada Michael Walden is a producer, and an extremely successful one at that. It makes me sad and almost slightly embarrassed to think that a few months ago his name just wasn’t on my radar. Tracks such as ‘How will I Know’ and ‘We don’t have to take our clothes off’ are […]

Nextup: Mr Scruff – Where Am I

Maker of artisan teas, eccentric cartoons and pounding beats…it  seems that Mr Scruff is something of a polymath; this century’s answer to Da Vinci. The producer has unveiled a new track from fifth LP entitled ‘Friendly Bacteria’ to be released via Ninja Tune this month. To celebrate the album’s release, he will play a 9.5 […]