The Diasonics - Sirocco b/w Nymphea
Mocambo - 451056
The Diasonics from Moscow, Russia bring two dope sides of what they describe as "hussar funk" - a style that seamlessly blends infectious deep funk instrumentals, east european flavours and psychedelic echoings. On this 7inch, their mystique vibe is complemented by a Koto - a japanese zither - that adds a samourai flic twist to the sovietsploitation groove of the band. File under "outernational" or "unusual funk".