Smith of 90s Trip Hop act Portishead is playing at Soda in Swindon
on Friday 14th May for a brand new regular clubbing event - Funkydoo.
is a new musical excursion that aims to bring some of the world's
funkiest underground music to Swindon's nightlife. Hoping to avoid
the commercial aspect of today's pop-influenced music scene, each
Funkydoo event will aim to bring clubbers an eclectic mix of quality
music and cool underground vibes.
events will appear in club venues across Swindon including The Apartment,
Soda, Brunel Rooms and Longs Bar. Clubbers are encouraged to book
a Funkydoo event for parties, promotional launches or any other
occasion. For more information, visit the Funkydoo website.
Smith will be playing a diverse set of Hip Hop, Funk and Northern
Soul at Soda on 14th May. As part of Portishead, Andy supplied the
samples for the hip hop and movie soundtrack-type sounds the band
became famous for.
between Portishead tours, he has DJed constantly around the UK,
Europe and the States, achieving international acclaim for his ability
to whip up a party and his pretension-free demeanour.
promoted the release of his mix CD 'The Document' on Go! Beat in
1998, and is set to release another imminently.
are tours of Australia, a visit to the far east, as well as hot
shows in Germany, a new residency in London, and plenty of others
around the UK.
together with Bristolian Scott Hendy, he has been making his own
tracks under the name of Dynamo Productions; a track of which has
already been featured on Deadly Avenger's 'Battlecreek' compilation
LP earlier this year, and on the Mojo Club compilation in Germany.
Smith appears at Funkydoo at Soda nightclub in Swindon on Friday
14th May. DJ's Smalley and D'Roc are also manning the decks with
some sublime deep house. Entry is free before 9.30pm, £5.00