More dusty-fingered funk and reissue fun from DJ Fryer's prolific Athens of the North imprint. As usual, these tracks are pretty darn obscure; they both dropped on the Split Decision Band's 1978 debut on the obscure Network Records imprint. "Watchin' Out" is a tight-but-loose chunk of hazy disco-era funk with a sturdy backbeat and particularly rousing horns. It will slip into both funk and disco sets with ease. Flipside "Dazed" is altogether slower, with sparser production emphasizing the quality of the parping, razor-sharp horns. It's a superb alternative to the equally admirable A-side. Another winner from Athens of the North.
Scratchandsniff, Andrew Pirie (Melting Pot), Mukatsuku Records Chart, JimmyTheTwin, Athens Of The North (Fryer), Craig Charles Funk And Soul, Ionik (Traveller Records, KGS), Randy "Hotthobo" Ellis, Superbreak, Juno Recommends Disco, Frank Booker, Suonho, I Love Disco!, Marc Hype, I Love 45's!, Modern Sun Records, Waxist (Red Stripe Disco), SOUL 45, Love On The Run, Red Greg, Detroit Swindle, KS French, FunkNation, Tone B. Nimble (Al-Tone Edits), Deano Sounds, Chesney, Napoleon, GLYN THORNHILL, Ben Star Creature
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