Do you have problems with being the most gosh diggidy darndest coolest person you could be? Do most of your coolness inadequacies stem from the fact you use words like ‘gosh diggidy darndest’? Then you are in luck, my soon to be hip friend!

Monophonics are a band not out of Canada, for once: they hark a little more south in the musically-rich San Francisco Bay Area where they collude to create a cool collection of catchy… tunes (I ran out of positive c words). This is some effortlessly hip funk that feels like an entirely genuine slice of the 70s: bold, emotive and incredibly slick.