Tag Archives: funk

Chicano Batman
Chicano Batman wrap epic hattrick of sold-out gigs at Fonda Theatre with opening acts El Haru Kuroi and Khruangbi

After touring all over the country, Los Angeles band Chicano Batman finally landed back home with three sold out shows at the Fonda Theatre.  Tickets were in great demand after the first two shows were sold out a third night had to be added. The band did not come alone, they brought a stellar line-up […]

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Vector Xing
Song Premiere: Vector Xing Mourns Innocent Black Lives Lost on New Single, “Funeral”

The first the world heard from the duo Vector Xing was a subdued lounge pop EP released in 2015 called 440Hz. It was comprised of synth-based tracks sporting simple, bold blocks of color for cover art and featured a haunting voice belonging to Stevan Cablayan. He has grown significantly in the past two years, both […]

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Thundercat at FYF 2017 by Steven Ward
Thundercat to headline The Glass House Pomona — Watch New Video “For Tokyo”

Los Angeles’ funk ‘n’ bass master extraordinaire, Thundercat has released a new video for the track “For Tokyo” off his new album Drunk. Shot throughout his tour in Japan, the video captures Thundercat’s love for the city of Tokyo, and the country of Japan. From sushi to anime, video games and more, the Grammy award-winning […]

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Street Joy
Street Joy Call For Police Accountability on New Single, “Ricochet”

You may remember earlier this summer when Grimy Goods premiered a funky new single from Street Joy, marking a change in the direction of the band’s overall sound. The elements of “Do A Thing” were thoughtful, intriguing even, with lyrics and instrumentation intertwined on several levels. Well, the band released a new song last Friday […]

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Street Joy
Song Premiere: Dance With Street Joy on Their Apathetic New Single “Do A Thing”

So says Street Joy about their new single, “Do A Thing,” which you can and should listen to below. Street Joy is a local duo comprised of Jason DeMayo and Scott Zimmerman. They make what some could call rock ‘n’ roll, though to give their newest track any label, especially one so uninspired, feels wrong. […]

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Animal Collective at The Observatory
Animal Collective bring the psychedelic funk to Observatory

It might take two to tango, but for Animal Collective, it’ll always take three to bring the funk. The trifecta that makeup the Maryland-based collective have become something of an enigma the past few years, elevating their already smart, avant-garde productions into something even more iconic. As they took the stage at the Observatory Wednesday night, […]

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Beats Antique
Lettuce and Beats Antique deliver multi sensorial experience with two vidid performances at Club Nokia

Beats Antique With two powerful performances last Friday night, Club Nokia was submerged in mystical soul infused world that casted funky spells on the audience. Boston’s funk jam collective Lettuce occupied the space with vigorous brass and heavy solos displaying illustrious funk that could have kept us going for days. With hip hop inspired beats blended […]

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Sly5thAve, Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra, special guests max out the Echo stage with vibrant performance

How do you fit twenty + musicians on the stage of The Echo???  Sly5thAve. Sly5thAve aka Sylvester Onyejiaka is a musican and producer from Texas who now resides in New York. He came to Los Angeles to celebrate his first vinyl release and what a sweet party it was! He was accompanied by his very […]

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dam-funk
Dam-Funk Shares New Video for “We Continue”, upcoming LA dates at Hammer Museum and Teragram Ballroom

Serving up a sensual dose of r&b funk vibes, Los Angeles’ Dam-Funk has shared a new video for “We Continue,” the lead single of his forthcoming new record, Invite the Light. Dam-Funk is a ‘70s baby, and his new video definitely has some 70s vibes through out. It’s a deliciously hazy video full of danceable […]

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morris day
Morris Day & The Time and Dam-Funk lay down the FUNK at Twilight Concerts Santa Monica Pier

Last Thursday, the Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier kicked off their summer season with a sensational bang! Featuring the iconic funk man, Morris Day (you may remember him as Prince’s rival in Purple Rain) and Los Angeles DJ/producer/musician extraordinaire, Dam-Funk. Warming up the crowd with his delicious serving of boogie and funktronica, Dam-Funk […]

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