Monthly Archives: January 2013

Maffia Influxy

With London flanked with snow, and a steady stream of Spiky Dread orders which need posting, I keep thinking of John Akomfrah’s film The Nine Muses on the long trudge to the post office. Akomfrah’s tribute to an almost extinct … Continue reading

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Any Which Way You Can

Having once delved into Krautrock’s skankier corners with Faust’s proto-spiky moment The Sad Skinhead, it’s time to look at Cologne’s Kraut originators Can, who snuck a brace of Bickendorf bubblers into the British charts via the surprise success of their … Continue reading

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Pigs IIIn Spaaaace

Spurned on by Ed’s Pigbag comment in his recent Out On Blue Six piece, I figured the premier exponents of wurzel-funk were well overdue a good skanking, so today we rummage through their jumbled output of loose-limbed disco jams and … Continue reading

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