Ikebe Shakedown delivers cinematic instrumental funk

Ikebe Shakedown is another Bandcamp discovery. The band specializes in cinematic soul, an instrumental brand of soul/funk that feels like it should be straight out of a 70s cop or heist movie or a Tarantino soundtrack. The band does burning jams and introspective cuts that feel like instant classics. If you aren't moved by their … Continue reading Ikebe Shakedown delivers cinematic instrumental funk

Underground Chamber is a ride deep into the mind of Buckethead

Buckethead's Underground Chamber is the fourth release in his "Pikes" series, and something like his 33rd studio release overall. Underground Chamber is too good to be dismissed, but nowhere near the top of the pile in the expansive Buckethead discography. Sliced into 10 tracks for digital download, or a single continuous track for CD, the … Continue reading Underground Chamber is a ride deep into the mind of Buckethead