Prophet

Right On Time

Stones Throw

Released: 3rd August 2018

7"£6.99 Buy Now In Stock. Dispatched tomorrow.


Limited 7".
Pure cosmic soul gold, Prophet's 1984 track Right On Time fulfils all your desires for DIY, outsider soul funk and then some. Long before a generation of hipsters started excavating 80s soul music for home-made productions that made a virtue of distortion and lo fi, Baton Rouge's Prophet was channeling his contemporary Prince's funk into his own signature. Right On Time is awash with wooshes, a tinny funk held down by a drum machine and popped bass notes jumping around your ears. Intrepid listeners might notice the flip Tonight from Nite Jewel sets - Ramona Gonzalez has recorded a faithful cover of Prophet's original - but here it's buried in satisfying crunch and soulful desperation