DJ Bob Burrows Keeps The Funk Jumping

Bob Burrows, resident DJ at Dead Funky in York has shared an excellent mix showcasing some of the tunes containing the breaks and samples at the heart of hip hop and B Boy classics.

September 10th, 2015|Music|0 Comments

Breaking The Silence

words by Bob Burrows, Resident DJ at Dead Funky in York

A short history of the BREAK and a series of records that introduced the ULTIMATE ones to the world.

Back in the late 1970’s early 80’s a musical phenomena was growing in New York that would change the […]

August 25th, 2015|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments

DJ Paul Burrows Funk 7” Birthday Wishlist

This month it’s my birthday so here’s 5 tracks from my wants list
Richards People-Yo Yo:

My most sought after record.very rare and full of very funky piano breaks. If you’re ever lucky enough to find one in the uk you will be paying a £100 plus for if you do […]

February 26th, 2015|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments

Bobs January Funk Sale – 7” Funk for a fiver!

Another 5 killer funk tunes for January.going slightly leftfield this month purely for those who want something a little different.
1. Lou Courtney-Hey Joyce:

This months bargain corner is a must.normally £30.00 plus but due to a cheeky ‘re-issue/booty its floating around for as little as £7.00.get it while you can.
2. Incredible […]

January 29th, 2015|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments

7” stocking fillers – classic funk for under a fiver

Compiled by DJ/promoter Bob Burrows

Another 5 slabs of monster funk all under a fiver. If you’re looking for a way to spend some of your Christmas cash and want something a little bit special for yourself or vinyl loving friends.
1. Dennis Coffey – Scorpio
Sampled by everyone from The Fugees to […]

December 16th, 2014|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments