Ngunan Amadu, BBC Radio Merseyside
They’re making] noise all over Merseyside … full of Funk, Hip Hop and Dance!
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]