From the superbly named 1995 album “Hed Phone Sex” this is one of those sampling tracks that take you up, up and away. Funki Porcini is in fact one man – James Braddell –whose music might fall into categories like downtempo or nu-jazz. He’s also a film maker…
This particular track came to my attention after listening to Simon Green aka Bonobo and finding a link. Well, any name that has something to do with mushrooms was bound to attract my attention…glad it did. Close your eyes and let it take you away.
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About the Curator: Richard Parsons
I grew up listening to music from the late 60’s onwards. Pirate pop radio; swapping LP’s with friends; exploring genres; daydreaming over the latest woofer and tweeter.
In reality I spent thirty years imparting imperfect knowledge of English literature and drama to young minds in school. Regrets? No. I loved teaching; loved the interaction with the pupils, and made lifelong friends as a result. And what better way to keep up to date with music? I always played stuff in my lessons, and as a result, I’d be bombarded with suggestions from my flock! “Sir! Have you heard…?”