Bonus Bait
by Mr. Scruff

— Released 17th February 2009

You’ve had your 'Ninja Tuna', now get hooked by 'Bonus Bait' (you see what we did there?).

Typical innit? Mr. Scruff, the wobble-bottomed beggetter of the beat, took yonks over making his last album, the critically-acclaimed, commercially successful and way fonky 'Ninja Tuna'. And then delivered far too many tracks.

What we feel obliged to tell you is that these tunes are just what you’d expect, in the best possible way. The Stockport Stunna makes dance music with a ...

You’ve had your 'Ninja Tuna', now get hooked by 'Bonus Bait' (you see what we did there?).

Typical innit? Mr. Scruff, the wobble-bottomed beggetter of the beat, took yonks over making his last album, the critically-acclaimed, commercially successful and way fonky 'Ninja Tuna'. And then delivered far too many tracks.

What we feel obliged to tell you is that these tunes are just what you’d expect, in the best possible way. The Stockport Stunna makes dance music with a funny, unique, amiable and distinctively British sound which will start parties, destroy dancefloors and soundtrack your tax return lowpoints so marvellously you might even enjoy paying the final bill.

As well as marvellous funk-disco-wonk like 'Rocking Chair', JBs-style instro-jams ('Fix That Speaker'), two versions of the surprisingly squelchy 'Cat & Mouse', a dub and some quality b-side action, the Scruffster also reminds us he likes his UK hip hop by inviting Broke ‘n’ English and Skuff and Inja to join him (the latter offering a surprisingly comprehensive ode to the Ninja back catalogue). It’s a really fantastic little record, a bonus, yes, but something which stands up in its own right.

Mr. Scruff’s combination of taking his music very seriously while managing not to take himself too seriously has made him unique in British dance and has helped him forge a sound and philosophy in which drinking tea holds mythological status and where it’s always the music which gets you high. If 'Ninja Tuna' was his finest work to date, 'Bonus Bait' shows he can keep you hanging on his line as long as he likes. Ooh, missus.

Bonus Bait
by Mr. Scruff

— Released 17th February 2009

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Tracklist

  • 2xCD
  • MP3
  • 16-bit WAV
  1. 1
    Test The Sound
  2. 2
    Music Takes Me Up
  3. 3
    Donkey Ride
  4. 4
    Hairy Bumpercress
  5. 5
    Whiplash
  6. 6
    Nice Up The Function
  7. 7
    Bang The Floor
  8. 8
    Get On Down
  9. 9
    Hold On
  10. 10
    Give Up To Get
  11. 11
    Kalimba
  12. 12
    This Way
  13. 13
    Stockport Carnival
  14. 14
    Bunch Of Keys
  15. 15
    Rocking Chair
  16. 16
    Listen Up
  17. 17
    Fix That Speaker
  18. 18
    Giant Pickle
  19. 19
    Hold The Dub
  20. 20
    Cat & Mouse  (Version 2)
  21. 21
    The Clock
  22. 22
    Zen
  23. 23
    Cat & Mouse
  24.  
    Play All (23)
  1. 1
    Bunch Of Keys
  2. 2
    Rocking Chair
  3. 3
    Listen Up
  4. 4
    Fix That Speaker
  5. 5
    Giant Pickle
  6. 6
    Hold The Dub
  7. 7
    Cat & Mouse  (Version 2)
  8. 8
    The Clock
  9. 9
    Zen
  10. 10
    Cat & Mouse
  11.  
    Play All (10)
  1. 1
    Bunch Of Keys
  2. 2
    Rocking Chair
  3. 3
    Listen Up
  4. 4
    Fix That Speaker
  5. 5
    Giant Pickle
  6. 6
    Hold The Dub
  7. 7
    Cat & Mouse  (Version 2)
  8. 8
    The Clock
  9. 9
    Zen
  10. 10
    Cat & Mouse
  11.  
    Play All (10)

You’ve had your 'Ninja Tuna', now get hooked by 'Bonus Bait' (you see what we did there?).

Typical innit? Mr. Scruff, the wobble-bottomed beggetter of the beat, took yonks over making his last album, the critically-acclaimed, commercially successful and way fonky 'Ninja Tuna'. And then delivered far too many tracks.

What we feel obliged to tell you is that these tunes are just what you’d expect, in the best possible way. The Stockport Stunna makes dance music with a ...

You’ve had your 'Ninja Tuna', now get hooked by 'Bonus Bait' (you see what we did there?).

Typical innit? Mr. Scruff, the wobble-bottomed beggetter of the beat, took yonks over making his last album, the critically-acclaimed, commercially successful and way fonky 'Ninja Tuna'. And then delivered far too many tracks.

What we feel obliged to tell you is that these tunes are just what you’d expect, in the best possible way. The Stockport Stunna makes dance music with a funny, unique, amiable and distinctively British sound which will start parties, destroy dancefloors and soundtrack your tax return lowpoints so marvellously you might even enjoy paying the final bill.

As well as marvellous funk-disco-wonk like 'Rocking Chair', JBs-style instro-jams ('Fix That Speaker'), two versions of the surprisingly squelchy 'Cat & Mouse', a dub and some quality b-side action, the Scruffster also reminds us he likes his UK hip hop by inviting Broke ‘n’ English and Skuff and Inja to join him (the latter offering a surprisingly comprehensive ode to the Ninja back catalogue). It’s a really fantastic little record, a bonus, yes, but something which stands up in its own right.

Mr. Scruff’s combination of taking his music very seriously while managing not to take himself too seriously has made him unique in British dance and has helped him forge a sound and philosophy in which drinking tea holds mythological status and where it’s always the music which gets you high. If 'Ninja Tuna' was his finest work to date, 'Bonus Bait' shows he can keep you hanging on his line as long as he likes. Ooh, missus.