Artist of the Week: The Stickiest-of-Buds

I’ve come across some great glitch-hop artists and I’e come across some great funk artists but none combine them better then this guy right here. My Artist of the Week has got to be Stickybuds. Stickybuds manages to combine raw glitchy sounds with upbeat lyrics and old familiar samples into a monster tune that can get any crowd going. A bit of his bio reads:

From the funkafied west coast of Canada, Stickybuds has been making his mark on music all over the globe. In the last few years he’s found himself performing in 14 different countries, captivating fans wherever he goes. His work ethic and passion have also earned him a residency at Canada’s Shambhala music festival (2005 – 2012), as well as performances at Glastonbury (UK), Splore Festival (NZ), Burning Man (USA) and the legendary Space club in Ibiza (ES).

With 20 releases on multiple labels, Sticky loves to create and play dance floor friendly music of many different tempo’s. His sets are filled with Funk, DNB, Glitch Hop, Reggae and Breaks all intricately woven through countless hours in the studio.

Stickybuds is definitelyone of my top favorite Canadian DJs. Wish I weren’t on the other side of the country haha. Anyways enough of me heres some recent tunes of his and his Fractal Forest Mix from Shambhala 2012. Enjoy!

http://soundcloud.com/stickybuds/marvin-gaye-lets-get-it-on-1

http://soundcloud.com/stickybuds/tc-feat-dread-mc-burning-1

Peace Love and Bass

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Sir Duke (Jpod remix)

http://soundcloud.com/ghettofunk/sir-duke-jpod-remix-1

Here’s a fun remix of Stevie Wonder’s Sir Duke brought to you by JPod the Beat Chef! I always look forward to what the Chef has cooked up! You can always count on him to revive awesomely old tunes and put his own spin on it! Cheers!

Gangster Chronicle (Dutty Moonshine Remix)

Here’s a cool glitchy/ hiphop remix I came across a while back. Dutty Moonshine is the creation of Michael Rack and Alex Furley. Both have had years of experience mixing many genres from Hip-Hop to Breaks to Jungle and are known to rock the stage by reviving old songs from the 1920s and 30s. Check out these badboys of swing, and pop over to their SoundCloud page and check out what else they’ve got to offer! Also gotta give some credit to the original artist of this song… London Posse.

Easy (Funkanomics Remix)

http://soundcloud.com/ghettofunk/easy-funkanomics-remix

Here’s a chill tune from the Ghettofunk Icons Vol 3 Album that was recently released. Def worth listening to, little glitchy bit towards the end too!