Results tagged with 'Funk'
Published June 11, 2010
Kings Go Forth played Austin's "South by Southwest" festival earlier this spring just before releasing "The Outsiders Are Back," the band's first LP on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label. In the wake of these two showings plus a night at New York's Mercury Lounge, the 10 piece soul contingent is finally getting a taste of national hype well beyond the Midwestern region.
Published May 2, 2008
The show isn't billed as a CD release party, but tonight The Canvasmen launch their first album, "Set Your Picture in the City."
Published Aug. 3, 2006
Last year in these pages I raved about the first installment of “Movements,” a German-born compilation of tasty old American funk numbers. Now Tobias Kirmayer -- who also reissues such music on 45s -- has assembled another 15 gems on the “Movements 2” CD on Perfect Toy Records.
Published Feb. 22, 2005
Ill Groove Movement's style is so wholly its own it had to coin an original phrase simply to describe it. They call it "organic hip-hop," a sound that's infused with splashes of old-school jazz, funk and rock, mixed with hip-hop rhymes and beats.
Published Nov. 11, 2004
Friday nights at the bSide are marked by DJs Why B and Kid Cut Up's innovative mixes. "I have no problem playing commercial music," says Cut Up, but both adhere to the idea that hip-hop is "more about how you play than what you play."
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Trey Anastasio, legendary frontman and guitarist for the band Phish will be making his first solo appearance in Milwaukee since the band’s epic and long anticipated reunion this spring. He will be playing Thursday, February 18 at the Pabst Theater.
While Trey has not released any sol...
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