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In Celebration of Funky Melancholia

A few gems discovered via deep youtube digging sessions which ooze sweet melancholy, whilst maintaining a high standard of funk. There are hundreds more that could be added to this list but these are the ones that spring to mind.

Convextion – Spice Tea [Down Low Music]

Der Zyklus – Formenverwandler [International Deejay Gigolo]

Obatala Sango Ochun – The Beginning (Afrikan Latino Mix) [Sunshine Music LTD]

Smith & Hall – Theme [Third Ear Recordings]

Juju & Jordash – Time Slip [Real Soon]

It begs the question: Just what is it about certain tunes that gives them that element of melancholy? The feeling of an emotional distance from everything without the pomposity of being so obvious; the withdrawing from overt depression which possesses a glimmer of pleasantry?

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