Review: Here's something to savour: two killer, previously unheard P-funk style workouts from regular Rick James collaborator and former Motown artist Bobby Nunn. Both the lolloping, horn-laden, Prince-esque brilliance of "Cherry Pie" and the more stripped-back, synth-fired "Got My Eye On You" were apparently recorded in Nunn's home studio at some unspecified point in the early 1980s, before being forgotten for the best part of four decades. They're well worth checking, as is Nickee B's rework of "Got My Eye On You", which brilliantly strips back the track further in order to allow Nunn's brilliant electronic instrumentation a chance to shine. If synth boogie's your bag, you need this in your life.
Review: This delightful two tracker lavishly recaptures an 80s boogie sound in such authentic fashion that you will be double checking if it's actually released this year. It is also a stunning debut from Joanna Rose, whose vocals are crystal clear and pure, and soar above twinning keys and basslines to die for. Disco, funk and soul are rarely distilled as perfectly as they are on "Private Line", a tune that is going to get any floor in a spin. While "Love Affair" slows down a touch, with big flutes and squelchy bass all demanding that you cut your finest shapes.