With funky rhythms and solid beats interpreted by rich and soulful female vox — The Dawn is a four-piece taking rock-sensibilities in their own new direction. Formed in March 2008, The Dawn are Harumi Saito (Vocals), Seiya Kurauchi (Guitar), Ryota Ogasawara (Bass) and Minakawa (Drums).
Cryout is led by dread-locked guitarist Jerry (Cryout) Criner — Together with man-of-all instruments James Young (aka Buck), drummer Torance “Bear” Cushinberr, keyboardist Darold Epps and Rowland on bass. Criner’s philosophy is the “Straight and Narrow” road of reggae with a funky twist, mixing together a bit of blues and jazz and thus creating CRYOUT. […]
If you could recommend the word beautiful as a band, Lues…b would be that group. Brought to life under the rhythmic guitar of Hiroshi Ono and soulful vocals of guitarist Ailly – The duo is comfortable playing tutored blues, or playfully-funky-down-home-boogie. Lues…b’s acoustic blues is heartfelt perfection in a 12-bar lyric framework.
The misanthrope is guitarist Okaji (Okajima Hiroshimoto), while the minx is drummer Guc-chan (Taguchi Masami). Sighting their influences as KING BROTHERS、 ACIDMAN, and MO’SOME TONEBENDER – Together The Minx and Misanthrope (ザ・ミンクス・アンド・ミザンスロープ) take these influences in a funky-hard-rocking direction.
Inspired by such bands as Funkadelic and Sly and the Family Stone, Super Butter Dog’s funk-rock sound is as refined as it is funky. Combining cool guitar grooves, vintage beats and keyboard with their own sophisticated style, they bring a modern take to this classic genre. The group was on extended hiatus until 2007, with […]