Groovy Uncle

GFTND resizeGroovy Uncle is the creation of Medway musician Glenn Prangnell.

In 2011 the Groovy Uncle album ‘Play Something We Know’ was released. 2012 saw the release of the Suzi Chunk album ‘Girl From The Neck Down’.

In September 2013 the Groovy Uncle (feat Suzi Chunk) album ‘One Vowel Away From The Truth’ was released, and is available from the Groovy Uncle site.

A new single ‘Barefoot in the Car Park/Wet Weekend’ is released by State Records on heavyweight vinyl and download July 28th 2014. The album ‘Persuaded’ from which the singles come will be released later this year.

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The Groovy Uncle line-up is ever changing and is mainly a recording project with the occasional live
gig. The line-up (including guest appearances on recordings) has thus far featured:

Glenn Prangnell, Suzi Chunk, Mole, Marty Ratcliffe, Ian Snowball, Ben Jones, Allan Crockford, Paul Moss, Bob Collins, Chris Hearsey, Johnny Barker, Darryl Hartley, Nick Rice, Bruce Brand, Phil Brown, Peter White and John Littlefair.

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‘Appnins

Tonight Get Ready! are playin The Potters in Newport from 9:30pm, and tomorrow we’re playing The Tynewydd in Barry from 9pm.

New originals project – ‘Knitwear Junkees’ coming on nicely – we’re writing some groovin tunes, and are looking forward to taking it out live when we got a few more songs in the bag. Knittin’s never quick is it!

Be back down in kEnt soon to lay down some vox for the next Groovy Uncle album.

There yer are – news n tha! 

Happenings

Lots of new and exciting stuff on the cards at the moment! Met a fantastic band from up Blackwood way yesterday knocking out some seriously tasty funk. Recording a space-disco track with a couple of the Railroad Bill boys. Got some studio work coming up with the mighty Tigertailz! Groovy Uncle album in the midst of creation, and a good few gigs with the Get Ready! Crew! Tidy of the darts!

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NEW SINGLE – ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (or summat)

Delighted to announce that the new Chunk single ‘Got Up & Gone/Find The Morning’ will be released 1st September 2016 on sexy orange vinyl (download code included in purchase). First 100 copies bought from the website will have a lil something extra, so get on it! We’ll be taking pre-orders soon, so keep and eye out on my page and on the Groovy Uncle website. It will also be on sale in Cardiff’s own Retro Vibe Music shop on the High Street.

Taster promo video HERE!

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NEW CHUNKY SINGLE

The Groovy Uncle  collective are heading in to Ranscombe Studios tomorrow to record the new Suzi Chunk single! Very excited! Two killer tracks, which will be released on vinyl! I’ll be laying down the vox in a few weeks.

In the meantime you can still buy loads of Unc & Chunk earworms from the Groovy Uncle shop!

Love

Chunks x

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STUFFS N THINGS (AND GIGS)

Don’t forget we’ve just released a lovely shiny new remastered CD (and download on i-tunes GFTND & amazon) of Girl From The Neck Down available from the Groovy Uncle website.

The new Unc & Chunk album ‘Life’s a Gift‘ is out now on CD and download also – get your copy Groovy Uncle shop!

LIVE DATES AS FOLLOWS:

Friday 12th February ~ Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Saturday 13th February ~ Get Ready! @ Penlan Club, Swansea
Saturday 20th February ~ Get Ready! @ The West End Club, Barry
Saturday 5th March ~ Get Ready! @ Barry Buck, Barry
Saturday 19th March ~ Get Ready! @ The Sea View Club, Barry
Saturday 26th March ~ Get Ready! @ The Claude, Cardiff
Saturday 2nd April ~ Get Ready! @ The Soul Suite, Pontypridd

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4 Star Shindig!

Me and the Unc are delighted to say that the new album  ‘Life’s a Gift’ has received a 4 star review in the latest Shingdig! Magazine!

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Radio Glam, Gigs & Stuff

Tomorrow (28/10/15) I’ll be chatting on Radio Glamorgan about the new Groovy Uncle album ‘Life’s a Gift’ between 2-3pm.

Friday (30/10/15) Canute are gigging at the Funk Fusion 3rd birthday party Halloween special in Newbridge! And Sunday (01-11-15), Get Ready! are playing The Glenbrook Inn in Barry at 7pm.

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IT’S HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The new Unc & Chunk album ‘Life’s a Gift’ has arrived!! CLICK HERE to go to the Groovy Uncle web-shop and buy the CD! Or you can download from Amazon and i-tunes! Teaser clip on Soundcloud and lil promo video featuring the opening track HERE

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Girl From the Remastered Neck Down!

Released today for download, the 2012 album ‘Girl From The Neck Down‘ remastered by the fabulous Jim Riley of Ranscombe Studios.

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Not long now til the new Unc & Chunk album will be available on CD & download. Watch this space xx

New Unc & Chunk Album!!

The new Groovy Uncle album ‘Life’s a Gift’ is now finished, and will be released September/October!

It’s been an absolute pleasure to record! Thanks to everyone involved – but mostly to my great friend Glenn Prangnell!

Hope you’ll get out and buy it when it arrives! xx

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