Produced by Nate Goldentone aka Nathan Aust (Dojo Cuts, The Liberators) the Australian premier afrofunkjazz combo, The Liberators, are back with the brand new album Power struggle.
Born in an unused factory space in urban Sydney, The Liberators - a compelling 10-piece Afrofunkjazz steamroller - have relentlessly pushed their sound to become leaders in the Australian Afrobeat resurgence. With their sec...
"The new Liberators album is peppered with dark, sinister grooves worth of the fiercest dancefloor battles"
Martín Perna, Antibalas NYC
"Tasty Afrobeat and Funk from down under!"
Rolling Stone Magazine DE
"More furious afrocentric instrumental grooves from down under. Best tracks for me are the brass heavy opener Cairo Uprising + Soul Dive.’"
Nik Weston, Mukatsuku Records/GUYNAMUKAT Production/MUKAT Edits
"Echoes of the great Fela Kuti on this solid LP"
Dj Andy Smith, Portishead | The Document
"Bone deep Afro grooves that will appease any God! I'm feeling this one"
Emrys Baird, Blues & Soul Magazine
"Cairo Uprising burst out all the musical power of the band in a world that may remind of Mulatu Astatke. No surprise as The Liberators and the Ethio-jazz father performed together more than once....a tasty LP"
Ozartsetc Magazine (FR)
"Australian afrofunksters The Liberators are back with a splendid anthem in the Budos Band vein"
"a tight combo who rival the best of the contemporary global underground! … a blast of righteous energy that really puts the group firmly on the map – a bold breakout that really matches the funky rhythms of the bottom"
Dusty Groove Chicago
"Antibalas's Martin Perna and Amayo are big fans, and with good reason: this is top-shelf 21st century Afrobeat, definitely worth your time"
Bill Lupetti, WRIR 97.3 fm