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Clutchy Hopkins

Who specifically is Clutchy Hopkins? That is the million-dollar issue that became a popular topic on several Internet chat planks whenever a dozen undeniably funky and up-to-date instrumental defeat monitors, each one entitled just by its working time, made an appearance as The Lifestyle of Clutchy Hopkins in 2006 in …

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Before forming the Latin rock/salsa band Grupo Fantasma, guitarists Adrian Quesada and Beto Martinez, bassist Greg Gonzalez, trumpeter Gilbert Elorreaga, sax player Josh Levy, trombonist Leo Gauna, drummer Johnny Lopez, and conguero Matthew “Special Lou” Holmes were most within an Austin, Tx, funk band called the Blimp. In 2003, quickly …

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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

By the audio of them, you’ll have thought Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings began making funk-threaded spirit music collectively in the 1960s. Few devotedly vintage acts had been as convincing. Few performers as competent as Sharon Jones at stuffing records with ache and meaning will be willing to choose sound …

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The Electric Peanut Butter Company

Prolific multi-instrumentalists/producers Adrian Quesada (Brownout, Ocote Spirit Noises, Grupo Fantasma) and Shawn Lee (TABLE TENNIS Orchestra, the Superimposers) shaped the Electric powered Peanut Butter Organization after meeting in the South by Southwest music festival in Austin this year 2010. U.K. citizen Lee and Austinite Quesada collaborated via e-mail, melding retro-funk …

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The Budos Band

A Staten Island-based Afro-beat, soul-jazz, and funk instrumental ensemble, the Budos Music group came jointly at a jam program hosted by Brooklyn’s Afro-beat kings, Antibalas. Focusing on horn-driven world root base funk, the music group has a relatively fluctuating lineup which includes David Man and Andrew Greene on trumpet, Cochemea …

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Grupo Fantasma

Austin-based Latin funk jam band Grupo Fantasma shaped in 2000, and quickly founded a reputation for his or her high-energy concert events. Comprised of music artists hailing from around Latin America, Fantasma’s players had been brought collectively by Austin’s bustling music picture, finding in one another a food cravings and …

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