Funk musical groups

Posted Mar 19, 2010
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  1. Mo' Horizons

    Mo' Horizons


    Mo' Horizons is a duo of DJs from Hannover, Germany. Their music can be described as a mixture of downtempo, acid-jazz, nu jazz, soul, funk, dub, trip hop, big beat, bossa nova, boogaloo and drum'n'bass. They first came to prominence on various compilation albums, including the Buddha Bar series. They are known for their extensive use of sampling and modern production techniques in Latin jazz. They are also known for recording a Portuguese version of the classic hit Hit The Road Jack.

  2. Supermax



    Supermax was a project of Austrian musician and producer, Kurt Hauenstein (1949–2011), best known for "Lovemachine", a 1977 German #4 single, that peaked at #6 in Switzerland, #9 in Austria and #96 in US.

  3. Laid Back

    Laid Back


    Laid Back is a Danish electronic music duo group from Copenhagen, formed in 1979. The duo consists of John Guldberg (vocals, guitar, bass) and Tim Stahl (vocals, keyboards, drums, bass). They are best known for the hits "Sunshine Reggae" and "White Horse" from 1983 and "Bakerman" from 1989.

  4. Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

    Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra


    Antibalas (Spanish for "bulletproof") is a Brooklyn-based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri's Harlem River Drive Orchestra. Although their music generally follows the musical architecture and language of afrobeat, it incorporates elements of jazz, funk, dub, improvised music, and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa.

  5. Here Come the Mummies

    Here Come the Mummies


    Here Come the Mummies is a funk band, best known for its live performances. It consists of various professional musicians based in Nashville, Tennessee. There are rumored to be several Grammy awards among the members, though this is difficult to verify, as the identities of band members are kept "under wraps." Members are believed to be under contract to various record labels, hiding their identities so as to prevent contract disputes while performing. They have performed at venues primarily in the South and Midwest of the United States.

  6. Lafayette Afro Rock Band

    Lafayette Afro Rock Band


    Lafayette Afro Rock Band was a French funk rock band formed in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York in 1970. Though almost unknown in their native United States, they are now universally celebrated as one of the standout funk bands of the 1970s and admired for their use of break beats. The band also recorded as Ice and as Krispie and Company (or Crispy and Company).

  7. The Bamboos

    The Bamboos


    The Bamboos are a soul/funk band from Melbourne, Australia.

  8. Fox the Fox

    Fox the Fox


    Fox the Fox was a group that was founded in 1981 by Bert Tamaela and Sylvia Musmin, also known as Sylhouette Musmin (b. 1960). The band is best known for their hit single "Precious Little Diamond".

  9. Wa Wa Nee

    Wa Wa Nee


    Wa Wa Nee was an Australian funk/pop band, active from c. 1985 to 1989.

  10. Banda Black Rio

    Banda Black Rio


    Banda Black Rio is a Brazilian musical group from Rio de Janeiro that was formed in 1976. It has a repertoire based on funk but also including samba, jazz and Brazilian rhythms.

  11. Directions In Groove

    Directions In Groove


    Directions In Groove (DIG) are a popular Australian acid jazz band originally from the suburb of Redfern in Sydney, who produced several distinctive acid-jazz / groove / funk albums in the 1990s. Originally known as "dig" and performing instrumental acid jazz, the band became popular with a Sunday night residency at Kinselas, a venue on Oxford St in Sydney. Word quickly spread and the band was soon on the road and recorded an EP titled "Directions in Groove" which was the highest selling independent release of its era and attracted Polygram records to sign the band in 1993.

  12. Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou

    Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou


    Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou are a band from Benin, which plays afrobeat, funk, soukous and other styles, often based on Vodun rhythms.

  13. Antaragni



    Antaragni was a fusion band from Bangalore which disbanded in 2004. Antaragni's repertoire included an amalgamation of Indian Classical, folk and Western rock, funk, pop and country.

  14. Diazpora



    Diazpora is a funk band based in Hamburg, Germany. The band formed in winter 2002. Their first performance was held on a private party in April 2003. Starting as an instrumental funk band, Diazpora recorded their first EP without record label support ("Urban" EP, 2003). They later experimented with vocalists on their next EP "Gib Mir" (2006), which was released on Monopalast Records. Due to a growing identification with the "Nu-funk / Deep Funk" scene, the band returned to instrumental funk-music for their first full length album "Live In The Streets" (2008), containing "funked up" versions of Pop-Tunes exclusively. On "Magnetic" (2010), Diazporas fourth release, the band defines it´s "crisp and faboulous" funk sound fusing vintage funk elements into a contemporary context.

  15. The Supermen Lovers

    The Supermen Lovers


    The Supermen Lovers is the moniker of French composer and electronic music producer Guillaume Atlan, born in Paris on February 9, 1975.

  16. Late 80's Mercedes

    Late 80's Mercedes


    Late 80's Mercedes is a New Zealand swing-funk nonet, formed in 2000. They experienced their first chart success in January 2010 with their self-titled debut extended play disc Late 80's Mercedes released at the 2010 Parachute music festival. The EP reached number fourteen on the New Zealand Albums Chart in the week of its release.

  17. Baba Nation

    Baba Nation


    Baba Nation was a Norwegian soul/funk band, founded in the city of Bergen by Jan Erik de Lange Gullaksen in 1990, then by the name Yee ’Ha Wanna Have A Baba.

  18. Matt Finnish

    Matt Finnish


    Matt Finnish was an Australian funk band formed by singer-songwriter/guitarist Matt Moffitt (1956–2003), bassist Brian Alcorn and drummer Tony Georgeson. They performed around Sydney for several months, including shows at The Observer Hotel, The Rocks, Sydney, before disbanding in early 1979.

  19. Zdravo



    Zdravo (Serbian Cyrillic: Здраво; trans. Hello) was a Yugoslav disco group from Belgrade.

  20. Jakarta



    Jakarta is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade.

  21. Skull Snaps

    Skull Snaps


    Skull Snaps was a funk group active between 1963 and 1973. Until 1970 they were known as The Diplomats, and released a number of singles with some success. Renamed Skull Snaps, they released an eponymous album on the small GSF label in 1973 before disappearing.

  22. Revolber



    Revolber is an alternative rock/rap/funk/pop band from Paraguay, created in 1999. The band's first name was "Revolver" but the name had to be changed because of legal issues. They got the name from the Beatles album Revolver.

  23. The Truth

    The Truth


    The Truth were a funk band from Melbourne, Australia, active from 1993 to 1997. Their final lineup was Nicky Bomba (drums), Michael Caruana (keyboards), Mick Girasole (bass), Tony Kopa (vocals) and Geoff Wells (guitars).

  24. The Apples

    The Apples


    The band The Apples (Hebrew: התפוחים,  {{{2}}},  {{{3}}}) is an Israeli Funk nine piece – including a drummer, upright bassist, 4 brass, 2 DJs and a sound console operator. The Apples play funk, jazz and groove.

  25. Sisters Love

    Sisters Love


    Sisters Love was an American R&B and funk ensemble active in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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