Fungus Funk is Serge Prilepa, an established psychedelic trance musician from Moscow, Russia. Serge started producing psytrance in 1998, and he has been releasing music since 2001. Over the past 15 years, Fungus Funk has put out his compilation tracks on Looney Moon, Pixan, Forestdelic, Acidance, Insomnia, Crystal Matrix and numerous other labels. To his credit are four well-received full length albums: ‘F-Peopleʼ (2006) on Acidance, ‘Vostok 1ʼ (2008) together with Samadhi on Blitz Studios, ‘Electric Groovesʼ (2010) also on Blitz Studios, and ‘Kremlin Gremlinʼ (2012) on his own label Unlimited Music. Additionally, Sergei also released four acclaimed EPs: ‘Tune Inʼ on Planet B.E.N. as Fungus Funk, ‘Star Eaterʼ on Sun Station as Astroff, both in 2011, Technomarine EP in 2014 and in 2015 Fungus Drop EP in collaboration with Greek artist Drip Drop on Pixan Recordings, also few Eps on Sangoma Records.
Fungus Funkʼs sound is not easy to define as it incorporates features from different sub-genres of psytrance and generally tends to change from album to album. Regardless of which version of Fungus Funk you get to experience, it is guaranteed to be full of fat well defined basslines, powerful psychedelic leads, and top-notch sequencing. Courtesy of his productive musical output and subsequent popularity in the international psytrance scene, Fungus Funk regularly travels the globe and plays his live and DJ sets at various dance music events. Among some of the bigger festivals he has appeared at are the well- known Boom Festival (Portugal), Ozora (Hungary), Universo Paralello (Brazil), Psy-Fi (Netherlands), Sonica (Italy), Antaris (Germany) and Hadra (France) among others.