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HEADS FUNK BAND

  • 01. Out Of Sight
    02. Cold Fire
    03. I Need Your Loving
    04. Got To Know
    05. Funky Port Harcourt
    06. Intro
    07. Be With Me
    08. Not Yours Anymore
    09. Put On Your Funky Shoes
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    HEADS FUNK BAND

    Cold Fire

    (PMG)
    [engl] The self-proclaimed funkiest band on the west coast of Africa, the Heads Funk Band, could arguably make that claim for the whole continent. Featuring the slick guitar of Felix ‘Feladey’ Odey, the slinky drumming of Eddie Offeyi and the swirling keyboard chops of Kevin ‘Fortune’ Coburn, nobody was funkier. And that’s not even taking into account the dance floor monsters they were releasing at the same time as Akwassa. Cold Fire was their second album as the Heads Funk Band. Where their first album, Hard World, was in a hurry to get you on the dance floor, on Cold Fire the funk is given room to breathe. The title track has a dark ghetto groove, straight from the mean streets of New York. ‘Got To Know’ has a loose, feel good vibe. ‘Put On Your Funky Shoes’ and the instrumental, ‘Funky Port Harcourt’ live up to their names. With Feladey laying down a hybrid chicken scratch/wah-wah sound over Eddie Offeyi’s assured drumming, and ‘Fortune’ Coburn supplying the free-range keyboards, this is a band at the height of their powers. Cold Fire is killer stuff and proof that in the mid-seventies Nigeria was producing the funkiest bands in the world. - Peter Moore
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    11.05.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    20,00 EUR
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    Format
    CD
    Release-Datum
    11.05.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    14,00 EUR
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  • 01. Hard World
    02. Money Makes You Happy
    03. Can You Do It
    04. Jesus
    05. Egbe Bere Ogo Bere (Live And Let Live)
    06. Hot Punk
    07. Got To Love
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    HEADS FUNK BAND

    Hard World

    (PMG)
    [engl] Hard World is the first of three albums released by Heads Funk Band and it's one of the most rare LPs coming from Nigeria. What we have here is a pure, well crafted Afro-Funk. Heads Funk Band is related to Akwassa, where both are two exceptional bands with the same members, but co-existed simultaneously featuring Felix Odey (Feladey) on guitar and Eddie Offeyi on drums. The original forming duo of Akwassa was Felix Day / Feladey (guitar, vocals) and Kevin Coburn (keyboards, synths, vocals), who collaborated with guest musicians, which later turned out to be the actual Heads Funk Band. Some rumours say all of them were in both bands and musically speaking we can hear a lot of similarities. Akwassa released two incredibly rare albums, while Heads Funk Band managed to release three LPs, of which Hard World is the most hard to find.
    Format
    CD
    Release-Datum
    25.07.2016
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    14,00 EUR
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    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    25.07.2016
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    21,00 EUR
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    Hot Like Fire

    (PMG)
    [engl] Leaning against a wall, his shirt unbuttoned to his navel and cradling a tumbler of something strong and sophisticated, Tony Igiettemo looks every bit the smooth talking 80s gent. When you put Hot Lik
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    STEVE MONITE

    Only You

    (PMG)
    [engl] Steve Monite's album, Only You, is a prime slab of Nigerian boogie. It's sinewy, compact and sexy, a little bit of disco mixed with a big dose of funk. Loose and groovy, it's a sonic seduc
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    FELIX LEBARTY

    Girls For Sale

    (PMG)
    [engl] Before he was Nigeria's self-proclaimed Mr Lover Boy, Felix Lebarty was an upcoming musician in the country's Edo-Delta region. His big brother, Aigbe, was a legendary Highlife bandleader, but
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    BERKELY IKE JONES

    Nation Building

    (PMG)
    [engl] Nation Building is a real forgotten gem from the late '70s and is among the very best Afro-Beat Disco Lps ever. Berkely Ike Jones is one of the icons of the Nigerian scene being the guitarist and
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    FRIIMEN MUSIK COMPANY

    We Can Get It On

    (PMG)
    [engl] By the mid 1970’s in Nigeria, the Biafran War was a distant memory and the music scene in the eastern city of Aba was booming again. Bands like The Funkees, The Wings and The Apostles grabbed the he
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    OFO THE ROCK COMPANY

    Live In Europe - Fonk Afrika

    (PMG)
    [engl] OFO The Rock Company (originally known as OFO The Back Company) were Nigeria’s first acid-rock band. Blending Hendrix and Deep Purple with shamanism and a pro-black philosophy, they cut their teeth
 
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    ESTRADA, SUSANA

    The sexadelic disco–funk sound of...

    [engl] Susana Estrada was one of the muses and main figures from the period known as ’Transition’ in Spain. No other woman represented better than her the freedom and sexual revolution which the country
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    AIRTO FOGO

    Airto Fogo

    [engl] Featuring superb drummer Sylvain Krief, Airto Fogo’s sole album from 1976 is one of the best instrumental jazz–funk / rare–groove albums ever recorded in France. Heavy drums, Rhodes, analogue ke
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    Only You

    (PMG)
    [engl] Steve Monite's album, Only You, is a prime slab of Nigerian boogie. It's sinewy, compact and sexy, a little bit of disco mixed with a big dose of funk. Loose and groovy, it's a sonic seduc
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    GODDY OKU

    One More Chance

    (PMG)
    [engl] Goddy Oku was the Eastern Nigerian music scene’s Mr Fixit. Need a new guitar? He’d make you one. Couldn’t afford a fancy new effects pedal? Give him a couple of days and he’d knock up somethin
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    SONNY MURRAY

    Sonny's Time Now

    [engl] In 1965 - only a few months after recording „Ghosts“ with Albert Ayler - Sonny Murray released his first album as a leader. „Sonny's time now“ is one of the holy grails for collectors and
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    GUELEWAR BAND OF BANJUL

    Warteef Jigeen

    (PMG)
    [engl] The Guelewar Band of Banjul are a band quite unlike any other – an explosive mix of soul and funk with local rhythms like Boogaraboo and Ndaga combined with a defiant insistence on singing in their
 
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