Saturday, May 9, 2009


Pushin' On - The Quantic Soul Orchestra

Rating: 6.5/10
Sound Quality: 320 kb/s
Format: Mp3
Record Label: Tru Thoughts
Year Released: 2005
Album Covers: Included
Pass: radiodada

Note From Dada!
To δισκάκι αυτό συνδέεται άμεσα με την προηγούμενη ανάρτηση καθώς εκτός από αυτήν την πολύ ωραία "neo-funk" μπάντα "πρωταγωνιστεί" και η φοβερή Alice Russell. Εκπληκτικά τα Pushin' On, The Conspirator, End Of The Road.
Highly Recommended!

About The Quantic Soul Orchestra
The Quantic Soul Orchestra is a live band project of musician and DJ, Will Holland. Holland has recorded under several names, most notably Quantic). The band's lineup changes from album to album, with sometime members including Holland's sister, saxophonist Lucy Holland, his Limp Twins collaborator Russ Porter and Hardkandy member Simon Little. Will Holland plays guitar and bass, and performs some of the percussion. Their music focuses on reviving a dusty funk and jazz sound. They are signed to the Tru Thoughts label and have released three albums to date as well as a collaborative album with renowned funk and soul artist Spanky Wilson. Their latest album, Tropidélico was recorded in Colombia, where Holland is now based.

About Alice Russell
Alice Russell is a English female soul singer from Framlingham in Suffolk, formerly signed to the Tru Thoughts label. Recently known for singing on tracks with Will Holland's Quantic and Quantic Soul Orchestra, she has also performed the lead vocals on a cover of The White Stripes' hit "Seven Nation Army" with Nostalgia 77. In 2008 she performed the vocals on Mr Scruff's track 'Music takes me up' from the album Ninja Tuna.

Her solo work is performed in a nine-piece band called "Alice Russell Live". In July 2004, Russell delivered her debut solo album, "Under The Munka Moon" , for Tru Thoughts Recordings. A mixture of her earlier collaborative efforts and new material. Under The Munka Moon includes tracks written with Bah Samba, Kushti, Nature Boy, and Quantic, with additional production and remix work from Digitek, Atjazz, and Plaid.

Alice Russell has claimed her influences include Minnie Ripperton, Eva Cassidy, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin and Jill Scott.


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