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Milwaukee music strikes "The New Yorker" and "Vanity Fair"

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.


"Movements 2" brings back the funk

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.


Ill Groove Movement rocks to a different tune

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.

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