Jungle’s new album ‘For Ever’ is solid gold

Jungle’s new album ‘For Ever’ is inspiring, creative and a complete masterpiece with hints of soul and funk mixed with a modern style and technique. Jungle have completely smashed it out the park yet again…

Love Supreme Review – The amazing festival’s 5th anniversary proves Jazz will never die

Britain’s greatest celebration of jazz returned for its 5th year last weekend and saw jazz legends from back in the day and rising stars alike put on a killer festival. Up near the Brighton coast…

How to make the bass even funkier, add 8 more strings to it

When played right the bass guitar is a funky as f–k instrument, but it turns out the more strings you add the funkier it gets. YouTuber Davie504 takes on musical challenges from his users on…

No Hot Ashes release smashing new single ‘Bellyaches’ – Review

Up and coming band ‘No Hot Ashes’ from Manchester have just dropped a toe tapping new single this month with their new track ‘Bellyaches’. The Mancunian Rock Group have startled us again with a hot new…

RouteNote Interviews: Catching up with No Hot Ashes

Back in 2015 we spoke to four talented lads from Manchester about their quickly rising band No Hot Ashes. Fusing funk, rock and pop the band have shown no sign of stopping since and with…

Create your own tasty funk sounds with Vulfpeck’s own compressor

Legendary modern funkers Vulfpeck are making it easier for others to find their own unique sounds like they have, with a compressor that totally transforms your mixes. Vulfpeck aren’t just any band, they’ve perfected their own…

10 of the Greatest Funky Christmas Songs

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and merry, and gay, and all of that. ‘Tis also the season to be relentlessly barraged with the same 30 christmas songs you’ve heard every year for what feels…

RouteNote Exclusive Interview: No Hot Ashes

No Hot Ashes are a 4-man band straight out of Manchester, UK playing gritty funk rock with indie vibes. Since forming in 2012 No Hot Ashes have been making waves on the local scene, being dubbed one…

Bondax – Dusk Funk (ft. Ayah Marar)

I always get a little bit excited when a new Bondax track is released. My excitement was not reduced when I hit play on ‘Dusk Funk’. As I’m sure you can tell by the title…

Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk (ft. Bruno Mars)

I’m not a massive Mark Ronson or Bruno Mars fan, but this new track by the artists has got 80s funk and soul written all over it. The track can be bought in the US…