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Tagged With: funk

The Latest Soul from Lee Fields

Lee Fields has been singing since the late 1960s, with much of his style echoing the great James Brown. So much so that he’s sometimes called “Little J.B.” His latest release Faithful ManĀ is more soul than funk. Though he still sounds a bit like James, there’s a softness to Lee Fields that the Godfather of … Continue reading »

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UK Band The Heavy Fuse Soul, Funk and Rock

UK band the Heavy are known for mixing bluesy garage rock with soulful Prince-style vocals. Their songs range from funky to pop to rock. Finally they hit the big time with their new single “What Makes a Good Man” just this year. The new song echoes rock and roll chant classics “Blitzkrieg Bop” by the … Continue reading »

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Best New Artist – Melbourne Funk Band The Cactus Channel

For a group who just graduated high school, Melbourne funk band the Cactus Channel are shockingly good. The tight grooves are locked in and each part fits perfectly with the other wheels in the rhythm machine. A horn section is a very difficult to keep together in pitch and time and these young musicians are … Continue reading »

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Australian Funk Band The Bamboos

Australian funk band the Bamboos have been around since 2001. The debut Step It Up and the song of the same name got everyone’s attention with soul vocals from Motown-bornĀ Alice Russell. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/4892729″ iframe=”true” /]

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