Madax Release New Single, ‘Drown’

Madax Release New Single, ‘Drown’

Northern Italian Funk Rockers, Madax, have just released their brand new single ‘Drown’. A lively, melodic and refreshing track lifted from their album ‘Individuum’. Madax are from South Tyrol in the Italian Dolomites, near the Austrian border. Drawing influence from the likes of Pink Floyd, Toto and Genesis, Madax create modern funk rock music, focusing on conveying the band’s values through catchy melodies and exquisitely crafted instrumentals. Their latest single, ‘Drown’, boasts their natural talent…

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‘Breaking Glass’, 40th Anniversary Edition

‘Breaking Glass’, 40th Anniversary Edition

As a bit of a music fanatic, and a huge David Bowie fan, it is one of my greatest regrets that I did not get to see him perform live. When coupled with my love for the live interpretations of songs and ideas, it really was a joy to listen to Welcome to the Blackout live in London (Earl’s Court) recorded back in 1978. The difference between the album and the live version of songs,…

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Parcels ‘Funk’ Leeds Up

Parcels ‘Funk’ Leeds Up

If Disco and Funk had a baby, it’d be called Parcels. The lights were out. The room dark. The audience silent. A beam of golden light pierces the gloom. The Parcels logo illuminates the sky. People cheer. People laugh. People cry. I think I even saw a guy in a wheelchair stand up. Okay, those last two may have been a stretch, but it was still a cracking entrance. Rocking a look that I can…

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Boy Azooga Win Welsh Music Prize

Boy Azooga Win Welsh Music Prize

The band Boy Azooga have won the Welsh Music Prize for their latest album, ‘1, 2, Kung Fu’ with some solid competition from other nominees like the Manic Street Preachers, Gruff Rhys and Gwenno. The prize is for any music made by Welsh people, made in or out of Wales. Band frontman, Davey Newington said when accepting the award, “This is a proper honour to be recognised, with just all the other amazing people nominated…Just…

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Soul II Soul 30th Anniversary tour starts this Friday

Soul II Soul 30th Anniversary tour starts this Friday

Iconic British band Soul II Soul will embark on their 30th Anniversary tour this Friday. Starting with a sold out show in Birmingham, the tour will celebrate three decades of unparalleled influence. The double Grammy Award winning and five-time Brit Award nominated band will play 12 dates in the UK this month and into November paying tribute to their legendary debut album Club Classics Vol. 1. Five of the shows have already sold out and…

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Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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Paul Young at The Cambridge Corn Exchange

Paul Young at The Cambridge Corn Exchange

The unifying concept of a concert never ceases to amaze, especially with a seasoned, wholly talented and iconic performer such as Paul Young.  There was absolutely no shortage of love (with plenty of oohing and slight scattered screaming from various women dotted through the crowd) when Young took the stage on Monday night at the Corn Exchange in Cambridge.  He is currently on tour to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the phenomenal album, ‘No Parlez’. …

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Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

Jack Carleton releases new single, ‘Ringside’

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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Weekly Spotify Playlist | DA FUNK | Week 34

Weekly Spotify Playlist | DA FUNK | Week 34

This Global Sound Groups weekly Spotify playlist. Our specialists compile a special playlist that will surely be the soundtrack to you week. Hosting a mix of genres and also special themed weeks that you are sure to love. This week’s playlist as always includes a tone of great tracks. Remember you can head over to our Spotify to get all our playlists! And make sure you follow us on all social media outlets. If you’re…

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