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Live: Mr Jukes serves up sass and brass

In a fiery display of funk and soul, Mr Jukes brought magic to Manchester Academy 2

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Album: Thundercat — Drunk

Christian Hurry talks through Thundercat’s latest album Drunk, his first since working with Kendrick Lamar on To Pimp A Butterfly

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Album: Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love

Childish Gambino confidently trades rap for funk with his latest release, writes James Gill

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Album: Solange – A Seat at the Table

Her sister may have beaten her to the finish line, but Solange Knowles’ effort is more cohesive and understated

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Campus Confidential: NUDE

Fun, feisty and downright funky. Student band NUDE are making ripples in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

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Live: Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles

Cory Henry leaves our jazz specialist Pierre Flasse lost for words (almost)

Floating Points

Club: Lost In Space opening party – Floating Points all night long

Floating Points hits the sweet spot with a rich wax arsenal at his disposal

Prince: a right funky character.

Feature: Four songs in the Field of: Funk

Dan Jones provides us with his 4 favourite songs in the much overlooked genre of funk.