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22Tracks London Funk & Soul Playlist Updated

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This week’s 22Tracks London Funk & Soul playlist is live. New music from The Milk for Wah Wah 45s, The Public Opinion 6, Emma Donovan and The Putbacks, both for Hope Street Recordings, a great reissue of Perez Prado and a Kon rework of a Linda Evans classic. Listen here.

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Chris Read Interviewed re ELO Mixtape

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New video in which I speak to the late ELO bassist Kelly Groucutt’s nephew Darren Groucutt regarding the band’s impact on the music of today and the story behind my recent ELO mixtape produced in conjunction with WhoSampled in support of the Kelly Groucutt Blue Plaque Campaign. More like this[…]

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New Mixtape: ‘ELO: The Samples’

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New guest mix for WhoSampled. Info from WhoSampled: “The Electric Light Orchestra are among hip hop’s top 10 most sampled rock bands, the group succeeding in fusing rock and pop with experimental classical music to create memorable pop hits and epic soundscapes alike. The group’s eclectic sound has unsurprisingly found[…]

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