Review: Some fine re-edit action here from KS French, AKA Mr Given Raw. 'Funkymama' lifts almost the entire vocal from Ann Peebles' 'Come To Mama' and places it over a heavy funk backdrop, with house-y overtones and much use of the filters. 'Funky Overdose' is a near-instrumental based around a funk bass loop and brass stabs, while 'Magic Your Eyes' is classic-style filter disco topped with the vox from Circle City Band's 1983 boogie gem 'Magic'. 'Glad Bae' has a similar MO to the latter but with an unidentified male soul vocal, while 'World Geto' closes out the EP on a more laidback, jazzy/lounge-y tip.
Review: FKR's in-house re-edit crew return with four more reworks of vintage funk and soul nuggets. 'God Soul' is up first, a laidback groove that loops up a couple of lines of vocal from Supreme Jubilee's 1979 soul/gospel cut 'It'll All Be Over'. The original sources of the other three cuts remain a mystery, but the more upbeat and sunny 'Love With You (Part 1)' has a looping scat vocal, and 'Into The Groove' ain't nothin' but a funky shuffle, while completing the EP is 'P.E In Effect' that loops up a jaunty piano riff. Last two tracks in particular are all-instrumental affairs and would work well as warm-up material on funk/soul floors
Review: Hats off to Kng Edits: it's unusual for us to get through a whole EP's worth of re-edits without being able to name at least one or two of the sources, but they've dug deep enough to leave us baffled here! What you end up once they've finished, though, are a couple of hypnotic soul/disco chugathons ('Give Me What You Got', 'Jackhotel'), one piano-tastic workout for the jazz dancers ('HigJaz') and one fat-assed funker from the Fatback/Ohio Players school of thought. Any and all of which, served to a proper disco/funk floor, should do the most efficiently.