Following the hugely popular first ‘Acid Jazz (Not Jazz)’ release in 2022, label-heads Eddie Piller and Dean Rudland return with a second vinyl outing – ‘We’ve Got A Funky Beat’.
The record further takes in the club sounds of the original acid jazz scene in the early ‘90s, where obscure funk, soul and rock records were mixed with new productions that turned up at the Acid Jazz (then-Denmark Street) offices on a near-daily basis.
A document of an era, before the internet, where clubs and record stores informed the tastes and direction of the burgeoning London music community, and close-knit groups of producers, musicians, label and shop owners that were constant companions in search of the new sound.
Presented in a beautiful geometric graphic sleeve, with a printed inner sleeve documenting the original release designs.
Ahead of the release on 16 February we’ve made the album available on all digital platforms , alongside our newly updated ‘Acid Jazz (Not Jazz)’ Spotify playlist featuring selections from both records!
Super Strut – Apostles
Escucha Mi Funk – The Hightower Set
Testify – Mains Ignition
Russian Roulette – Night Trains feat. Africa Bambaataa
From The Ghetto – Dread Flimstone
Delancy Street… The Theme – The Ballistic Brothers
Trans Euro X-Press (Ballistic Step) – X-Press 2
Farside – Jaziac Sunflowers