||1.||"The Hilo Bay Halfway" (original)|
||1.||"The Hilo Bay Halfway" (Gene Dudley Disco dub mix)|
Emerging on Wah Wah 45s this year, the 27 year-old North London-based multi-instrumentalist known as Gene Dudley has been one of modern funk's most memorable recent discoveries with high praise coming from the likes of Kenny Dope and Daz-I-Kue for his debut Saturday Shifting. Wah Wah bossmen Servini, Goss and Scrimshire do the wise thing here and present an addendum 45 featuring album highlight "The Hilo Bay Halfway" whose uptempo tropical nature makes it a perfect fit for the more discerning 45 selectors out there. Dudley further demonstrates how talented he is with a self styled 'disco dub' on the flip that adds some squelchy bass and generous handclaps to proceedings.
Pete Isaac (Jelly Jazz), Powlo Thirsty Ear, Dr Rubberfunk, JimmyTheTwin, Dom Servini, Scrimshire, Diesler, Jonny Drop, JC - Here And Now Recordings, Suonho, I Love 45's!, Renegades Of Jazz, SoulBrigada, VinylAddicted, Pete On The Corner, Iga, Guillaume Metenier (Gee Recordings)
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