Label: Ubiquity - URCD292 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Afrobeat, Funk
Ikebe Shakedown plays with elements of cinematic soul, Afro-funk, deep disco, and boogaloo in all the right ways. The group has forged its unique sound together over four years, developing a mighty horn section anchored by tight, deep-pocketed grooves.
Ten years ago, Ikebe Shakedown began pushing the boundaries of instrumental music. Each new track and live set has sent them deeper into combining the foundational elements of ’70s soul, raw psychedelic style, and cinematic Western soundtracks with powerful grooves and soaring their new release, Kings Lef.
Cinematic Instrumental Soul from Brooklyn, NYC.
This combo - Ikebe Shakedown - take elements of funk, Jazz and Blaxploitation soundtrack music and cook up a wonderful sonic stew, which makes your mind wander off into the music, which is peppered with horns, tangy guitar, and a supple, tight but loose rhythm section/5(16).
On albums such as 's Stone by Stone, the group play lushly arranged, funky instrumentals with raw, vintage-sounding production values. Ikebe Shakedown formed in Brooklyn in , taking their name from a Nigerian boogie album. The band focused on horn-driven instrumentals and featured trombonist Nadav Nirenberg, trumpet player Jason Colby.
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