In The Red

Between the end of the 70's and the early 80's, a new sound appeared in London and its surroundings, a unique mix of Funk, Jazz-Funk and Disco labelled as Britfunk. Characterized by its raw energy that can put the needle In The Red, this up-tempo sound was a match for the UK's dancers. This first release by French label Chuwanaga features some of the most exciting and rare tracks from that era compiled by the Parisian DJ, Saint-James, with bands such as Equa, Potion, Inch by Inch, Congress, Index and Spookey. It features also an insert with an in-depth focus on this musical era. These young British musicians were equally inspired by the American Jazz-Funk productions and by Dub music and Reggae pushed by the Afro-Caribbean community who were at the heart of Britfunk’s development. They gave Funk a unique British flavor. Britfunk built itself within a multicultural evolution: black people, white people, straight and queer, all dancing in the same room to the same loud sound.

Item détails
Artist : Various Artists
Title : In The Red
Label : Chuwanaga
Réf. label : CHUWANAGA 001
Genre : Funk
Country : France
Year : 2017
Format : LP
Origine : Original
Record Condition : MINT
Sleeve Condition : SEALED
Second hand : Non
Price : 22,00 EUR

Tracklist

Side 1
1. Equa - In The Red
2. Congress - Something That You Got (Real Hot)
3. Potion - Catch The Feelin' (Showstopper)
Side 2
1. Inch By Inch - If It's Magic (We Don't Want It)
2. Index - Starlight (The Break)
3. Spookey - Friends

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