A full funk sound that owes a great debt of gratitude to George Clinton’s P-Funk sound … in fact ‘Hush’ sounds like it could have been lifted from one of Clinton’s own albums. Handling the lead vocals is Amber Kuti, a fabulous singer whose voice transcends the boundary between classic and neo-soul. The group’s rhythm […]
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There’s [a] groove building in the air, and we’re expecting the Mothership to join us … Say hello to Galactic Funk Militia, a rag-tag gang of soldiers of the beat. There was very nearly a battalion of them, 11 altogether, dressed in combats, and many are armed to the teeth with heavy brass instrumentation. The […]
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A thumping, swaggering [and] tightest of rhythm sections … the brass section is swinging, punctuating the groove beautifully. Singer Amber Kuti [is right] at home with the sexy, funky groove of Dance Floor Grinder or the slower, classic soul balladry into which the band seamlessly slip. Bassist Matt Mook Mak looks like he’s beamed down from […]
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Dance Floor Grinder is a live favourite that sounds like it’s just jammed. Perhaps this is the highest compliment. Despite the inevitable constrictions of the studio, it still sounds like it’s loose and free, and yet manages to stay focused at the same time
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There aren’t just great songs (especially the make-out anthem Hush) and solid performances, but also strong character and this definitely adds to the overall experience. Perhaps this writer is shooting his load by calling them “the best band in the city”, but I am genuinely starting to believe it. The enthusiasm here is infectious. It’s clear that […]
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With tunes so infectious that your body bursts into an uncontrollable groove from the very first note, Galactic Funk Militia are true purveyors of good times [and the] undeniably soulful tone of lead vocalist Amber Kuti takes the funk in to the stratosphere.
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They’re making] noise all over Merseyside … full of Funk, Hip Hop and Dance!
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