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Posts Tagged ‘Funk’

Casey Frensz: “Captain Queso and the Revealing Science of Groove” maintains a fiery and experimental flavor

Let’s say you were born an undeniable genius, a composer, and music producer, who plays over 20 instruments. You spend a few years working tirelessly at your craft and releasing 2 albums that are desperately crying in the...


Asher Laub: “Finesse” effortlessly elicits emotion!

Asher Laub began classical violin training at the tender age of 2 and had already performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic by age 13. Known for breakdancing across stages with his LED electric violin, in addition to performing a...



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d’Z: “Connected” – sparkling funky rhythms!

Hans-Peter de Zeeuw a.k.a. d’Z is a Dutch drummer and composer in the soul, jazz and funk genres. Born to a conservative family in Rotterdam, the life of d’Z changed at the age of nine when he took his first drum lesson. He...



Union Five take their levels of sheer groove prowess to new levels

Rhythm is as important as melody throughout the amalgamation of tracks on the self-titled album by Union Five. This is evidenced by the alternating emphasis on one aspect or the other – and often the fusion of the two ele...


Drinking With Clowns – the sound of artists looking outwards to the world!

Drinking With Clowns is project is led by Baldo Bobadilla (singer/songwriter/producer from Paraguay) and Kristias Trujillo (Drummer/Composer from Mexico), who over the years have been joined by many talented musicians from the ...



Le Shake: “By The Way” – preserves it’s authenticity

Chicago based dance music artists Andy Holbrook and Martin Detrois form Le Shake, an 80’s inspired dance music group who recently released their single “By The Way” featuring Chuck New on vocals. The collective offer us a...


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Bigfoot Barefoot delivers a blend of Rock, Reggae, and Funk

Jacksonville, Florida collective Bigfoot Barefoot delivers a blend of Rock, Reggae, and Funk. They have been influenced by acts from Lynard Skynard to Sublime and have created their own genre which they classify as Trader Joes ...


Slightly Left Of Centre: “Euphoria” – just keep clicking the repeat button!

How can you resist a band like the Australian crossover rockers, Slightly Left Of Centre?  High energy Maroon 5 styled vocals, Daft Punk-like electro- funk rhythms and a Jamiroquai acid attitude is a temptation far too great f...



Collaborateurs: “Marshall Sessions” – ambitious, absorbing, and at times, even blissful!

I’m in love with this album. “Marshall Sessions” (as in Marshall, NC) is filled with beautiful melodic themes, sweeping lush choruses, and one of the smartest rhythm sections I’ve ever heard in a little ...


Magazine Gap: “Calling Card” – they have a groove built into their core sound

From beginning to end the new Ep, by Magazine Gap, entitled “Calling Card” distills what makes this groups’ music flow as well as it does. For sure they have a well-oiled sound that is distinctive and instantly recognizab...