Smoove & Turrell

Musicians — Newcastle

Name, Where are you from?
Smoove & Turrell, Sunderland & Newcastle - we currently live in Gateshead

What do you do?
DJ/Producer & Singer who write and perform music with a six piece live band.

Describe your style in three words?
Northern Coal Music

How should your music be listened to?
Preferably on vinyl or watching the live band perform.

What do you miss about home when you're on tour?
Most of us are married with kids so it has to be our families, we also love cooking.

What British music icons inspire your sound today?
Soul 2 Soul, Cymande, Omar, Coldcut, Massive Attack, Tom Jones, Peter Gabriel.


Northern Soul funksters Smoove & Turrell release their new album 'Crown Posada' on Friday 14th October (2016) via Jalapeno Records. Fred Perry Subculture are proud to premiere 'Glue Bag Flags' taken from the album. Listen beow:

What was the first song you played on repeat?
Chaka Khan - I Feel For You

A song from your favourite album?
Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove

Song you wish you had written / Music icon that has inspired you?
Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover

The Song with your favourite lyrics?
David Bowie - I Can’t Give Everything Away

4 songs by contemporary/new bands you can’t stop listening to right now?

So Well - The Invisibles
Simple and beautifully produced

Luh You - Anderson Paak
Hes’ a genius nuff said!

1960 What? Opolopo Remix - Gregory Porter
What a voice, modern Jazz done so well with such a great remix

All Things To All Men - Cinematic Orchestra
The whole album is sublime but the way Roots Manuva’s spoken word flows effortlessly over the music is spine chilling.

 

Name, Where are you from?
Smoove & Turrell, Sunderland & Newcastle - we currently live in Gateshead

What do you do?
DJ/Producer & Singer who write and perform music with a six piece live band.

Describe your style in three words?
Northern Coal Music

How should your music be listened to?
Preferably on vinyl or watching the live band perform.

What do you miss about home when you're on tour?
Most of us are married with kids so it has to be our families, we also love cooking.

What British music icons inspire your sound today?
Soul 2 Soul, Cymande, Omar, Coldcut, Massive Attack, Tom Jones, Peter Gabriel.


Northern Soul funksters Smoove & Turrell release their new album 'Crown Posada' on Friday 14th October (2016) via Jalapeno Records. Fred Perry Subculture are proud to premiere 'Glue Bag Flags' taken from the album. Listen beow:

What was the first song you played on repeat?
Chaka Khan - I Feel For You

A song from your favourite album?
Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove

Song you wish you had written / Music icon that has inspired you?
Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover

The Song with your favourite lyrics?
David Bowie - I Can’t Give Everything Away

4 songs by contemporary/new bands you can’t stop listening to right now?

So Well - The Invisibles
Simple and beautifully produced

Luh You - Anderson Paak
Hes’ a genius nuff said!

1960 What? Opolopo Remix - Gregory Porter
What a voice, modern Jazz done so well with such a great remix

All Things To All Men - Cinematic Orchestra
The whole album is sublime but the way Roots Manuva’s spoken word flows effortlessly over the music is spine chilling.

 

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