Alternative Funk: Volume 1Various Artists

    Platform 23
    • Stanislas Noël – Money Money
    • Scoop! – Caravan
    • Son Of Sam – Anti-Apartheid
    • From Raushenberg – About Fritz
    • Fist Of Facts – Fire Breath
    • Philippe Laurent – Rapide 5
    • Vox Populi! – Alternative Fresh
    • Zoohtee – Untitled
    • Kosa – Nykowe
    • Randall Kennedy – Smith's Room
    • The Arms Of Someone New – Cool As Christ
    • Human Backs – Takayama Rising
    • Ony – Give It To Me
    • Vox Populi! – Megamix
    • 1. Stanislas Noël – Money Money
    • 2. Scoop! – Caravan
    • 3. Son Of Sam – Anti-Apartheid
    • 4. From Raushenberg – About Fritz
    • 5. Fist Of Facts – Fire Breath
    • 6. Philippe Laurent – Rapide 5
    • 7. Vox Populi! – Alternative Fresh
    • 8. Zoohtee – Untitled
    • 9. Kosa – Nykowe
    • 10. Randall Kennedy – Smith's Room
    • 11. The Arms Of Someone New – Cool As Christ
    • 12. Human Backs – Takayama Rising
    • 13. Ony – Give It To Me
    • 14. Vox Populi! – Megamix

    Platform 23 focuses in on the mysterious world of 1980s DIY cassette culture. This collection picks from the various instalments of 'Alternative Funk' that cult, French label Vox Man released in the mid 80s, presenting some brilliant obscurities from the minimal / coldwave and post-punk scene of that time. Superb!

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