Posts Tagged ‘zackey force funk’

Interview

XL MIDDLETON + EDDY FUNKSTER: GOING TO CUT LOOSE

September 22nd, 2016

Since 2013, XL Middleton and Eddy Funkster have been building a rock-solid foundation for the artists on their Mofunk label. But now they’ve emerged from the studio with the first album they’ve actually made together, and it’s everything you’d expect with extra chrome and neon on top, too. They met on L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler’s “One Reporter’s Opinion” show on dublab to discuss the future, the past and the food at the county fair. Eddy Funkster DJs with the Funkmosphere crew at Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours on Fri., Sept. 23.

Album reviews

ZACKEY FORCE FUNK: CHROME STEEL TIGER

October 22nd, 2015

Although the classic Minneapolis sound is recognizable throughout CST, the album veers into Gainsbourg territory, flirts with crackly sample-era hip-hop textures and sends the listener away on a pink satin cloud of samples and a promise for peace. Chrome Steel Tiger is a perfect reminder that you don’t have to hit it too hard to hit it right.

News

MODERN FUNK FEST THIS WEEKEND

April 23rd, 2015

This weekend, funk lovers will converge at Jewel's Catch One for the first ever Modern Funk Fest, featuring some of the best west coast funksters on the scene. Here's a little taste of the smooth sweet sounds and sights the Fest offers on Saturday night:

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VIDEO PREMIERE: THE NATIVES “JUDAS” / “AURORA”

April 8th, 2015

Two-for-one video by Long Beach's Natives from their debut Last Of The Natives, available from Porch Party Records. Take a street-level tour of Long Beach as directed by Jacob Gray, with rapper Nativethoughts (a.k.a. Senay Kenfe), DJ Gerrath McDaniel and many more local notables, all soundtracked by the jazzy "Judas" and the storming "Aurora." (Both produced by Josh Jetson, who you might have heard working with Zackey Force Funk!) And once you're done, go get a copy of Last Of The Natives for yourself!