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name 3 artists or albums (OR BOTH!!!) to get me started
Ill Blu - Meltdown EP
Mosca - Square One/Nike
Are three of my favourites. Albums aren't really a thing when it comes to UK Funky I guess, and to be fair I don't know a huge deal about it, but there a few artists (see also: Funkystepz, R1 Ryders, DVA, Hackman) who I absolutely love.
put out quite a compilation last year cunningly titled 'I love Funky' Which is quite a good gateway into the genre.
As if I completely forgot about Roska!
That Roska record is ace.
The marcus nasty rinse mix is a pretty good too, has a nice selection off uk funky chucked going on.
It's prob best just to tune into Rinse FM, Deja Vu or Live FM and not worry about artists in particular since a lot of it doesn't come out anyway and its all pretty fast moving. They're all online and easy to find plus play uk funky everyday. My fave shows are prob Petchy on Live FM, Ill Blu, Funkystepz, Marcus Nasty on Rinse and Carnao on Deja Vu. For pure UK funky business but loads of other people play it alongside other stuff: Brackles is killing it right now so are Dusk & Blackdown, Hessle Audio all on Rinse.
Saying that there are some good releases out there recently from: Ill Blu, Ossie, Funkystepz, Lil Silva, Champion, R1 Ryders, Smoove Kriminal, Carnao... Check shops like Boomkat, Bleep, Checmical, Redeye, Juno. They have good UK Funky sections to look thru with clips.
The I Love Funky comp is alright but I dont see the need for it when I can tune in to the radio every day and hear the fresh stuff. There is a pretty good comp on Soul Jazz too with some quality bits on.
Is pretty much the only artists album outside of Roska that I've seen or is worth grabbing really. Its not really an album genre, just singles if that haha