Tag Archives: Fusion

AUDIO: Frugal Stu & the Coupons – “City Elk”

Jazz-funk fusion act Frugal Stu & the Coupons have kicked off 2023 with a new tune. This one could easily be the theme song for a hot new TV show, featuring a psychedelic guitar that reaches for the sky over a bed of climbing rhythm. It evolves into a climactic shredding solo like we’re seeing a resolution unfold with a

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AUDIO: Cody Steinmann Trio – “Another Blues Head”

Jazz fusion trio Cody Steinmann Trio released a new single. Steinmann, Chris Bates and Abinnet Berhanu take a fun excursion through flavor here, led by a wandering guitar and supported by a sturdy rhythm. It’s another instance of seasoned musicians trusting each other with whichever direction they’re led in, excited by the spontaneity. We wonder if “Another Blues Head” and

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AUDIO: Cody Steinmann Trio – “Outlier”

Jazz fusion act Cody Steinmann Trio have a new single out and it’s full of effervescent, lively energy. The song carries the aura who’s not like everyone else and they’re proud of it. With Steinmann on guitar, Chris Bates on bass and Abinnet Berhanu on drums, there’s a powerful chemistry between the musicians that makes the song pop with charm.

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AUDIO: Lovely Socialite – “The Drift”

Experimental jazz rockers Lovely Socialite are out with their new album. With equal amount of style and substance, “The Drift” is something of a concept album around a triumphant amphibian, exploring time and space with various tones and shifting moods. Some compositions are patient and ponderous while others are bold and fierce, culminating into a dexterously cohesive story. Lovely Socialite

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AUDIO: Lovely Socialite – “Final Flight of F.R.O.G.”

Experimental jazz-rock group Lovely Socialite are out with the first single from their upcoming album “The Drift.” “Final Flight” has plenty of vigor and action, like we’re seeing the character come to life and taking a big leap to the tune of howling horns and crashing melody. It’s got a podcast episode attached where the band discusses the process and

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AUDIO: RAF & Company – “The River”

Pop-rock-jazz fusion group RAF & Company have a new single out. While starting out somberly introspective using the titular river as a vehicle for reflection and hope, the tune swells into a joyous pop tune where the person you’ve missed most is at the river too. Now, you’ve found yourself at the home you’ve always known. It’s a prosperous one

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