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The New Mastersounds - Out On the Faultline
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The New Mastersounds

Out On the Faultline

One Note Records

Released: 5th November 2012 | 11 track funk album

As their live shows continue to charm audiences in USA, Japan and Europe, The New Mastersounds have built on their own impressive musical heritage and produced a soulful, funk-drenched eighth studio album - real instruments, recorded this time in downtown San Francisco.

The record opens with a classic slice of organ funk (think The Meters, but edgier), quickly followed up with other seriously catchy syncopated gems full of solos, inventive arrangements and gang vocals. There's a nod in the direction of jazz-house (à la Saint Germaine), a rolling-piano-&-spoken-word homage to New Orleans (where the band has performed for the past six consecutive years), then a massive horn track before the tone of the album gradually shifts to close out with a psychedelic Hammond-rock sound reminiscent of Brian Auger. Eddie Roberts' vintage production delivers warm soulful bass, choppy drums, funky organ & piano, and with Eddie's signature roughneck jazz guitar throughout.

Out On The Faultline is another corker of an album from the stalwarts of the global funk and soul-jazz movement.

Tour Dates:

November 2012 - Europe & USA

1 ZÜRICH, CH; 2 HANNOVER, DE; 3 HAMBURG, DE; 4 LONDON, UK; 5 LEEDS, UK; 10/11 Bear Creek Music Festival LIVE OAK, FL; 16/17 Cervantes DENVER, CO

January 2013 - Japan

16 & 17 TOKYO; 18 NAGOYA; 20 OSAKA