Level 1 - Jazzheadchronic, Afrocluster (live), AJ Kwame, Level 2 - Snowboy, Oneofakind!, Room 3 - (Hawaiian Bop DJs) Richio Suzuki, Soul 45 (Southampton), Oscar Romp, Basement / Rye Wax - Reach Up Disco Wonderland DJs Andy Smith, Nick Halkes, Crissy kybosh
AFROCLUSTER ARE COMING IN HOT!!! Sat Nov 09 - Peckham is burning hot with the sounds of then to now, as The South London Soul Train Express drops into Peckham Rye for it's weekly strictly good time audio injection of uplifting soul, rare groove and roaring funk beasts, beats, breaks, brass, hop, bop and beyond. Yoh SLST host with the righteous eclectic dancefloor slapping most JAZZHEADCHRONIC + AJ KWAME joined by the hard hitting, stage smoking, simply dynamite Cardiff based Afrocentric stage damagers that are AFROCLUSTER LIVE and extremely direct! This band truly know how to move the crowd good people, so get ready to seriously get down and get yoh afro soul blown wide open!
LEVEL 1 - AFRO CLUSTER (Live) Band on stage around midnight!
Afro Cluster are a Cardiff based band citing Fela Kuti, Snarky Puppy, Ozomatli, The Roots & Talking Heads amongst their influences. Together with front man MC Skunkadelic, they meld authentic sounds and rhythms of afro-funk and hip-hop with impassioned, politically conscious lyrics atop bold melodies, afro-beat aural acrobatics, rich harmonies and complex rhythms. So expect an up beat Sonic Afro Attack on every level performed at the very highest level - Just know that this band are hot folks, and you will get down!
“They’re excellent proof that the best music exists between and beyond genre boundaries and national borders, and are reputed as being one of the finest live bands in Wales” - (Gorwelion/Horizons BBC)
“The lyrics are politically and socially charged, so it’s a band with head and heart in tune. A refreshing concept in this day and age” - (Bethan Elfyn - BBC Radio Wales)
“A deliciously rambunctious band that sways between the funky horns of The Average White Band and the joyous work of positive old school organic hip-hop acts like The Roots or De La Soul” - (Bill Cimmings - God Is In The TV Zine)
“Brilliant stuff and as catchy as a Nora virus, though far more pleasant.” (Paul Scott-Bates - Louder Than War)
Then on level 2 - Funks gonna hit the fan, as rare 45" vinyl junkies, The Legendary SNOWBOY + Mighty ONEOFAKIND! drop more of the platters that absolutely still matter and wait for the sweat to fall. The finest selections in groove and downright nastiest in Funk, served up and delivered hard and direct to the dancefloor. ALL NIGHT LONG. Beliiiiiiieve!
Next up ...
ROOM 3 - THE HAWAIIAN BOP TRIP. Your retrolicious host RICHIO SUZUKI joined by Southampton's finest rare vinyl heads - SOUL 45's and tasty soul/jazz/funk slinger OSCAR ROMP, taking you on an epic strictly retrolicious Rock & Roll, 50's R N' B, 60's Soul & Motown, Vintage Ska & Latin journey from the love side. Aloha baby!
The South London Soul Train 3/4 Floor Line up completed in the RYE WAX BASEMENT by REACH UP DISCO WONDERLAND DJs. Legendary DJ ANDY SMITH + NICK HALKES & CRISSY KYBOSH dropping 80’s boogie, soul, funk, disco and proto house, evoking the spirit and dipping into the soundtrack of legendary NYC clubs such as 'Paradise Garage’ & 'Studio 54’. A night highlighting the sounds that emerged as the 70’s, turned into the 80’s and the DNA of club music as we know it today was being written. Damn!
The South London Soul Train (as always) All floors, will be taking, all passengers on a Non-Stop Magical Mystery Tour through all things Too Damn Funky. P-Funk to Jazz Funk, Soul Jazz to Rare Groove N’ Stax, Brass, Breaks, Bop and Hop to Motown, Club Classics and Anthems.
However - Passengers are requested to check their Souls at the Station as this one's for good time party people only! No Bass Wobbles Here, Only Love, Funk and Souuuuuuuul.
The South London Soul Train Runs 10pm - 5am / £5-13 Adv from RA or £15 OTD / Takes place every Saturday night at The CLF Art Cafe www.clfartcafe.org + beyond.
MIN OF 500 TIX ALWAYS OTD!
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Nov 16 - The South London Soul Train with Brasstermind (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1308485
Sat Nov 23 - The South London Soul Train with The APX (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1264708
Time to keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho
Tue, 15 Oct 2019