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Introducing Independent A Capella Group Duwende

Duwende (Doo-WEN-day) is a six-person a cappella band best know for their fiercely original, bass-and-beatbox-driven funk/pop style of music. They will be releasing their Michael Jackson tribute album, Remember, this Spring 2011, full of their favorite MJ masterpieces.

Duwende consists of J.Aaron Boykin (Baritone/Tenor), Derrick L. Hicks (Tenor), Abbey Janes (Soprano), Neal Mortimer (Tenor), Edward Chung (Vocal Percussion), and Ari Picker (Bass). Each member adds their own characteristics and talent to the group, giving them the “a cappella” creditability along with the “band” persona.

The New York-based band made its mark with shows in traditional rock clubs and venues, but they’ve also appeared at music festivals, colleges, and special events all around the country.

Modern Day Moonshine’s New Album Slated For November Release

Independent band Modern Day Moonshine has created a new album that is scheduled to hit the streets on November 23.

Refuge is an album of soulful blues-based rock that features grand elements of jazz, funk, and roots-Americana.

This musical diversity has made Modern Day Moonshine practically impossible to accurately categorize, and will undoubtedly leave listeners emotionally charged and excited to explore the multiple layers of the recorded sounds.

Indie Band Fo/mo/deep Wants to Expand Your Mind with Eclecticism

fomodeepRHMedia is proud to announce the release of Eclecticism by fo/mo/deep. Eclecticism explores the limitless boundaries of contemporary jazz that is blended with funk, world and afrobeat.

Best known for their sizzling live performances, the fo/mo/deep groove is rooted in the experimental school of the 70s a time when jazz, soul and funk were one and the same.  Seeking to defy the ordinary, this diverse collective of seasoned pros keeps things stirred up with unpredictable energy that moves.

With lyrics like “expand your mind and your heart will follow”, the music of Eclecticism harkens back to the days when super groups hypnotized the world with bass driven ensembles and a full-bodied sound that reigned supreme. Once you listen to “Eclecticism,” you will understand that fo/mo/deep plays music like it’s meant to be hot, incalculable and emotionally satisfying.

Introducing Funk Recording Artist Chevonne, Free Mp3 Download

chevonneWho’s that funk-nasty Jersey girl with the mile-high pink ‘fro? She’s CHEVONNE, a one-girl girl group – songstress, vocals, keys, sax – a pop/funk/soul scream machine from straight up outer space!

Chevonne is about to explode on the scene with a seasonal funk sure to put you in the mood. Her Holiday EP, Unwrap Me, is a four-track sonic Festivus that mixes hairspray and tinsel with mascara and Manischewitz.

Press play to experience a new kind of holiday magic – sweaty slow jams, sparkling dance anthems, fiery beats, and outrageous overshares.

Indie Band The Pimps Of Joytime Funk It Up

pimpsfinalhighresBlending a mixture of funk, dance and hip hop accompanied by latin beats, The Pimps of Joytime have created a sound that will keep you moving until the beat stops. Their eclectic debut album High Steppin’ is available now on Wonderwheel Recordings.

The independent band tears through all music barriers to generate a feeling that makes you think you are on an island alone wondering through an endless sea of people during a party that does not end.

This multi-ethnic group hits all the marks and crosses all the barriers, bridging the gap between underground funk, soul, pop, dance, afrobeat and latin, filling every song with soulful harmonies and great vibes.