In The Red Volume 2 (Compilation)

by Chuwanaga

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    Tracklist :
    A1 - Stikki Stuff - School
    A2 - Cruzial - Send Me Your Love
    A3 - Potion - City Girls
    B1 - The Breakfast Band - Funksters
    B2 - Yeow Band - Energy
    B3 - Scratch (Gonzalez) - Keep On Searching For Love

    Includes unlimited streaming of In The Red Volume 2 (Compilation) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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In The Red Volume 2 - A Britfunk Selection by Saint-James

Parisian label Chuwanaga is really proud to present In The Red : Volume 2, almost a year and a half after the first compilation being released. This second volume still focus on the Britfunk genre - or British Jazz-Funk - mainly produced in London between the end of the seventies and the eighties. It defines a unique mix of Jazz-Funk & Disco including Reggae & Dub techniques from Afro-Caribbean communities who were at the heart of the movement.

Parisian DJ, activist and producer Saint-James has again selected the most exciting, rare and powerful tracks from that era (1981-1988). Included in this compilation are Stikki Stuff, Cruzial, Potion, The Breakfast Band, Yeow Band and Scratch (better known as Gonzalez). Expect powerful synth solos, crazy slap bass grooves and lovely vocals on the top when the horn section is not busy doing its funky thing.

Back in the days, these young musicians gave their music a unique British flavor and raw energy pushing the needle "In The Red". Almost four decades later on these powerful tracks are again ready to burn up dancefloors. The compilation features an insert with pictures and a few more words about the selection. The compilation is also available as digital download and CD along with Volume 1.


released March 8, 2019

Stikki Stuff - School
(Ian Nicholls, Ed Poole, Keith Jones / Published by Superwop Music Ltd)
(P) 1981 Floppy Discs
Courtesy of Ian Nicholls & Ed Poole

Cruzial - Send Me Your Love
(Devon White, Clynton Harriott, Trevor Boucaud, Patrick Harriott / Published by Devon White / I Like It Records)
(P) 1988 I Like It Records, Dominique Productions
Courtesy of Devon White / I Like It Records

Potion - City Girls
(Carlton White, Everton Mccalla, Rick Clarke)
(P) 1982 Champagne Records
Courtesy of Carlton White

The Breakfast Band - Funksters
(Richard C. McDonald Bailey, Tokiyashi Harada, Kuma Harada, Kenneth E. Eley Winston E. Delandro, Cuthbert J. Maronie/ Published by Sugarcane Music)
(P) 1983 Breakfast Music
Courtesy of James Lascelles

Yeow Band - Energy
(Michael Timothy, David Lugay, Curtis Lugay, Leroy Dublin, Leiah Ikafa, Flavio Monaco)
(P) 1982 Patch Music
Courtesy of Curtis Lugay

Scratch - Keep On Searching For Love
(Chris Mercer, Tim Cansfield, Linda Taylor / Published by Gonzalez Music)
(P) 1981 Master Funk Records
Courtesy of Tim Cansfield


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Chuwanaga Paris, France

Chuwanaga is a french label born late 2017 and based in Paris just like its two founders, parisian deejays Saint-James and Clémentine.
From jazz-funk to mellow grooves, the label brings back musicality on the dancefloors.
Expect quality licenced and remastered reissues of lost or forgotten tunes but also new music from today’s talents.
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