Konk – The Story Of Konk

NY white-funk collective compiled

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Formed in 1980, Konk were a key part of New York house, garage and techno’s prehistory, their gigs a melting pot of hip hop, pre-sampling technology and DJ mixing. This sense of eclecticism and excitement doesn’t quite come through on this collection, however, which consists mostly of instrumental, brass-fronted funk workouts,


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