GL's Tiny Guide To Electro Funk

GL's Tiny Guide To Electro Funk

The Melbourne disco-funk duo give us an insight to some of their influences.

GL are engaging in a hectic start to 2015 - with show announcements coming out the wazoo. Check down the bottom of this post for a full wrap because there's a heap, although Melbourne fans are in for a triple treat this March when they take up an artist residency at Hugs & Kisses starting March 4. Click the poster below to go to the Facebook Event, then revel in the glory that is GL's 'tiny' guide to some of their electro-funk favourites.

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GL'S TINY GUIDE TO ELECTRO-FUNK:

Kevin McCord - From the band One Way and known for his hits with Alicia Meyers, but it's the stuff from his own label Presents Records that really gets us:

Leon F Sylvers - You can pretty much listen to anything written or produced by Leon and know that it will be amazing:

Hubert Eaves III - Best known for his work with D Train as the producer of the Boogie classic You're The One For Me, Hubert also wrote and produced this one for a group called The Strangers in 1983 on the Salsoul Label:

Walter 'Junie' Morrison - Originally with the Ohio Players and then Parliament/Funkadelic, Junie released solo records throughout his career and still to this day. 1984's Evacuate Your Seats is a great album:

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis - JJ and TL have had major hits in several decades, but the stuff from '84/'85 with Cherrelle is a huge influence on us, as well as this one from the Thelma Houston album Qualifying Heat:

GL'S HUGE LIST OF UPCOMING SHOWS

(seriously if you don't manage to see them in the next couple of months you're doing it wrong)

Wed 11 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Royal Theatre, Canberra

Thu 12 Feb: GL DJ SET, Fredas, Sydney

Fri 13 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

Fri 13 Feb: GL DJ SET, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney

Sat 14 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Convention Centre, Brisbane

Fri 20 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Perth Festival

Sat 21 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Perth Festival

Sat 21 Feb: GL DJ SET, The Bird

Sun 22 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Freemantle Arts Centre, Perth

Wed 25 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Thu 26 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Fri 27 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Sat 28 Feb: Chet Faker Support, Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide

Sat 28 Feb: GL DJ SET, Rocket Bar, Adelaide

Tue 3 Mar: Chet Faker Support, Hordern Pavilion, Sydney

Thu 5 Mar: Chet Faker Support, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Sat 7 Mar: Chet Faker Support, Palais Theatre, Melbourne

Wed 4 Mar: GL Residency w/ Harvey Sutherland & Simon TK, Hugs & Kisses, Melbourne

Wed 11 Mar: GL Residency w/ Sui Zhen & Edd Fisher, Hugs & Kisses, Melbourne

Wed 18 Mar: GL Residency w/ Silent Jay & Jace XL & Jimmy Dawg, Hugs & Kisses, Melbourne

Sat 21 Mar: Inca Roads Festival, Ballarat

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