Funk

  • HAMMOND EXPRESS – Another Steppin’ Soul

    Welcome again to the groovy railway of soul: Hammond Express. A few years away since their debut album “Rendez-Vous” (Scenario Music), the italian organ funk combo is back with “Another Steppin’ Soul” (IRMA La Douce), a convoy full of hammond dirty jazz, soundtrack vintage themes and a strong mod attitude. Originally a trio led by [&hellip

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  • IVANA PARNASSO – Spirograph

    Ivana Parnasso is a young artist born in Marsala (Sicily-Italy), devoted to art sculptor and painter grew up in a family where there is much of music and art, in his childhood thanks to the father (drummer) grows in a world of notes and harmonies, sounds that will influence in his artistic career. Percussionist and [&hellip

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  • JOE DIBRUTTO – Maccaroni soul

    The new album from Joe Di Brutto, one of the most active bands on the live front in Italy, with over 100 gigs every year, with its ironic title ‘Maccaroni Soul’, introduces its musical theme. That is the remake with a Soul arrangement of some of the most famous Italian pop songs. Together since 1992, [&hellip

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  • HONEYMUNCH – New destination

    The Duesseldorf based quintett is known for its unique mix of funk and jazz with an electronic flavour. 

Their first album “Solon” was released on the Italian Label Irma Records and one of the tracks made it to the TV-series “Sex and the City”. The second album “Bunch” was released on the German Label Infracom [&hellip

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  • BLACK & BROWN – We Gotta Party (Live @ Blue Inn Cafe’)

    Legendary IRMA act Black & Brown, headed by Picchio Bagnoli and Andrea Raffini (bass and guitar of the band, but also authors of all their original compositions) have been around for nearly 20 years and are known as the most prestigious Funk band in Italy. They have two studio albums in the IRMA catalogue and [&hellip

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  • RIOVOLT – Sambarama

    Riovolt is a mix of brazilian sounds like samba, forro and bossa nova with electronica, drum’n’bass, breakbeat, funk and jazz. Their music is perfectly suitable for dancing, lounging, clubbing or just sitting on your sofa spacing away. Riovolt live is an unforgettable experience: a well balanced mixture of electronics and ‘hand made music’, excellent musicians [&hellip

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  • RIOVOLT – Digital audio bossa

    Riovolt is the electro-brazilian project of the German composer, producer and drummer Norbert Küpper aka Nobit. Is a mix of Brazilian sounds and flavours, like samba, forrò and bossa nova, with electronica, drum’n’bass, break beats and nu jazz. Perfectly suitable for dancing, lounging, clubbing or just sitting on your sofa spacing away. In 1999 Nobit [&hellip

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  • JESTOFUNK – Love in a gold dimension

    Jestofunk were born in1990 after the meeting of three Italian DJ’s: Claudio’Moz-Art’ Rispoli, Francesco Farias and Blade. Together they produced I’m Gonna Love You’, which at the time was a sort of revolution in Dance music: for the first time Funk was incorporated with House in a perfect fusion. The first single was then followed [&hellip

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  • BLACK & BROWN – File Under Funk

    ‘File Under Funk’, Black & Brown’s debut, is a very captivating album, almost completely instrumental, with two vocal cuts. All tracks are originals except for James Brown’s ‘Too Funky in Here’, arranged in a trip hop vein. link to

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