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The Impellers

The Impellers’ sound is steeped in the classic heavy funk and soul sounds from the later ’60s and early ’70s, with some Afrobeat and Latin thrown set for good measure. Previously referred to as Ed Meme & the Forms, the ten-piece — “Female” Clair Witcher, Glenn Fallows (aka Ed Meme), Ed Breaker, Barry Lalanne, Tom Henderson, Joel Essex, Chris Evans-Roberts, Darren Smith, Emma Dark, and Tag Yexley — had been produced in Brighton, U.K. in 2007. The Impellers’ debut record, Robot Hip and legs, surfaced in ’09 2009 over the Freestyle label; having a funked-up undertake Jimi Hendrix’s “Fireplace” it had been championed by professional and BBC 6 Music’s DJ Craig Charles. The Impellers also discovered favor with renowned U.K. Latin DJ and musician Snowboy, who was simply featured over the monitor “Preferences Like Poultry.” Subsequent produces have been released over the Hamburg-based Mocambo/Legere label. For the Impellers’ second record, 2012’s THIS ISN’T a Drill, the music group provides Ting Tings’ “THAT ISN’T My Name” their personal groovy treatment. 2014’s My Certainty was related to the Impellers feat. Clair Witcher and signaled a change to a far more song-based audio, without diminishing their brand beefed-up funk. A assortment of remixes and instrumental slashes from My Certainty adopted in early 2015. Witcher was also visitor vocalist on U.K. reggae designer Ed Rome’s 2015 “Allnighter Blues” solitary.

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