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The Bongolian Craig Charles Funk & Soul Session

The Bongolian Craig Charles Funk & Soul Session

THE BONGOLIAN will be in session on the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show this Saturday 26th November on BBC Radio 6music! Along with some banter, he'll be performing tracks form his new album 'Bongos For Beatniks'. Tune in / listen online from 7pm GMT: bbc.co.uk

18 November 2011
The Bongolian live at the BLOW UP Christmas Party - Fri 2nd December

The Bongolian live at the BLOW UP Christmas Party - Fri 2nd December

The Bongolian will be playing a rare london show at Blow Up's Christmas Party, on Friday 2nd December in London (more): in session he long-awaited 4th album from The Bongolian continues the musical journey where 2007's Outer Bongolia left off, bringing us back down to Earth possibly via France circa 1967 via 2011, in a wildly eclectic rare groove fusion of Funk Soul Hammond Beat Jazz and a Sci-Fi Boogaloo.

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BLOW UP CHRISTMAS PARTY - FRIDAY 2nd DECEMBER 8PM - 3AM
THE BONGOLIAN + THEE FACTION +PETE KOSANOVICH + BLOW UP DJs
GINGLIK Shepherd's Bush Green, London W12

The 2nd of Blow Up's new monthly West London residency at Ginglik in Shepherd's Bush, and just in time for Christmas! read more...

11 November 2011
The Bongolian 'Bongos For Beatniks' - the 4th album out now

The Bongolian 'Bongos For Beatniks' - the 4th album out now

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BONGOS FOR BEATNIKS the long-awaited 4th album from The Bongolian continues the musical journey where 2007's Outer Bongolia left off, bringing us back down to Earth possibly via France circa 1967 via 2011, in a wildly eclectic rare groove fusion of Funk Soul Hammond Beat Jazz and a Sci-Fi Boogaloo.

The first single from the album 'The Riviera Affair' was recently featured on BBC 6music Nemone's Lunchtime Loves (alongside plays from Gideon Coe and Craig Charles) and was also Sky Sports Soccer AM's track of the week.

"A bakers dozen of gems. Bongo powered grooves at their very best. Preston Epps eat your heart out" SCOOTERING 'RECOMMENDED'

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09 May 2011
Blow Up Easter Special feat. The Bongolian & Silvery

Blow Up Easter Special feat. The Bongolian & Silvery

Blow Up Easter Special feat. The Bongolian & Silvery
Thursday 21st April


Following February's sell-out Blow Up HMV Next Big Thing night, Blow Up returns to its one-off events with an Easter Special at Madame JoJo's on Thursday 21st April featuring Blow Up artists The Bongolian and Silvery.

The Bongolian's 4th album is released on Monday 9th May, but if you can't wait that long you can download the debut single 'The Riviera Affair' which was recently featured on Lunchtime Loves on BBC 6music, and also Sky Sports Soccer AM's track of the week.

Plus resident Blow Up DJs Paul Tunkin & Ian Jackson will also be spinning their trademark mix of Orgasmic Pop / 60s Mod & Soul / New Wave. Expect to hear a selection of British Pop from Beatles to Bowie to Blur alongside 60s Soul, Garage, Ska, Beat, Latin Soul, Swinging Soundtracks, YeYe and Psychedelic Pop Electronique.

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01 April 2011
Bongos For Beatniks - coming this May

Bongos For Beatniks - coming this May

The sleeve for the Bongolian's 4th album is finally revealed! 'Bongos For Beatniks'will be released on Monday 9th May, but if you can't wait that long you can download the debut single 'The Riviera Affair' which was recently featured on Lunchtime Loves on BBC 6music, and also Sky Sports Soccer AM's track of the week.

THE RIVIERA AFFAIR: Bongolian on iTunes Bongolian on Amazon Digital Bongolian on Amazon Digital

Limited edition bundles will be available very soon to pre-order so stay tuned. The album is also featured in Scootering Magazine's 'Recommended Listening' this month alongside an early review of the album, an interview with The Bongolian and a live review of February's Blow Up/HMV show.

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05 March 2011
Silvery 'Two Halves Of The Same Boy' - new single out now

Silvery 'Two Halves Of The Same Boy' - new single out now

Silvery 'Two Halves Of The Same Boy' - new single out now

'Two Halves Of The Same Boy' - the third single from Silvery's 2nd album 'Railway Architecture' is released this wee and makes it onto the BBC 6Music playlist for a 5th week running.

Download 'Two Halves Of The Same Boy' from iTunes:


The Bongolian on iTunes

Silvery links... Silverytheband.com Silvery facebook Page Silvery MySpace Silvery on Spotify Silvery on Last.fm

14 February 2011
The Bongolian 'The Riviera Affair' - new single out now

The Bongolian 'The Riviera Affair' - new single out now

'The Riviera Affair' - the first single from The Bongolian's forthcoming 4th album 'Bongos For Beatniks' is released week. The single was featured on BBC6 Music's Nemone's Lunchtime Loves last week, and Nass from The Bongolian popped in for a quick interview on air on Friday while he was in town for the sell-out Blow Up @ HMV event.

Download 'The Riviera Affair' from iTunes:


The Bongolian on iTunes

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07 February 2011