Sunset SF Presents

The Budos Band & Afrolicious

When
Sat Nov 9, 2013
Where
Mezzanine
Time
9:00PM
Cost
$25
Tags
Music, Live Music Clubs, Funk

Description

11.9.13 // 9PM // 21+ w/ Valid ID

Sunset SF Presents:

The Budos Band
http://thebudos.com/

& Afrolicious
http://www.afrolicious.org/
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Having scalded listeners’ ears with sonic lava on Budos I and stung them with venomous frequencies on Budos II, The Budos Band delivers on their promise to spread the epidemic of “Budos Fever” far and wide with the release of The Budos Band III. The cobra is poised to strike if anyone dares challenge The Budos on their quest. And, if there was ever any question whether the brotherhood of The Budos is instrumental afro-soul royalty, the Chateau de Budos that graces the back cover of The Budos Band III assures all that the group is strong – unstoppable even – and will use all of nature’s power to ascend to their rightful throne.
The live shows, the long hot nights in the rehearsal studio, the diverse listening diets of the members – all of it – comes together to make The Budos Band III the most vicious Budos release yet. “We wrote a lot of this album together,” says trumpeter Andrew Greene, whose tune, “Black Venom” was named after two of his favorite bands–Black Sabbath and Venom. “There was a lot more collaboration as people would come regularly with ideas, even the percussion guys. We all had a say. Unlike our earlier albums, we weren’t trying to be Ethio-, or funk, or soul, we were just trying to be The Budos.” Guitarist Thomas Brenneck–who breathes psychedelic fire into “Reppirt Yad,” the album’s lone cover song–agrees. “We weren’t looking to explicit outside influences for inspiration as we were on previous records. For this album, we were looking more within The Budos.” And to help distill that unique Budos inner-essence, it didn’t hurt to have the ever-present ear of Daptone’s world-renowned Bosco Mann tweaking knobs and manipulating faders behind the engineer’s console. “With Bosco in the studio, doing what he does, the sky isn’t the limit,” says Tankel, “there simply is no sky.”

More Info

Link
http://www.mezzaninesf.com
Call
415.625.8880 (Box Office)
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