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All Good Funk Alliance - Jacks Of All Trades - out on Fort Knox Recordings



All Good Funk Alliance Jacks Of All Trades
All Good Funk Alliance - Jacks Of All Trades
(CD/Digital) Fort Knox Recordings FKX050, 2012-05-01

Released on the Fort Knox Recordings label in Washington, D.C., Jacks Of All Trades is already the 4th album from the All Good Funk Alliance duo after On The One (Sunswept Music, 2005), Social Comment (Funk Weapons, 2006) and Slingshot Boogie (Funk Weapons, 2008). Their mid-tempo funk breaks have been blowing up the dancefloors around the world for quite some time, relentlessly blending breakbeat, disco, boogie, downtempo and bass music. This new opus sees All Good Funk Alliance expressing their love of Washington's Go-Go music, a style which blends funk, rhythm and blues and early hip-hop, with a focus on lo-fi percussion instruments and funk-style jamming in place of dance tracks, regionalised in and around Washington, D.C. The band has managed to upgrade the Go-Go sound to fit in the current Nu Breaks scene, and the tracks from this new album are rather hard to resist on the district's dancefloors! Future Go Go, Nu Disco, Hip Hop, and Space Funk indeed collide here, and after the Rhythm and FX EP that shook up the scene in March (which we played in our Bag of Goodies from april), this overly tonic and head-nodding, neighbors-going-bananas of an album should crank up any kind of private party as much as rocking all the cool dancefloors worldwide!

All Good Funk Alliance Jacks Of All Trades
All Good Funk Alliance - Jacks Of All Trades
(CD/Digital) Fort Knox Recordings FKX050, 2012-05-01



Tracklisting :
01. Motivate 03:07
02. Mr Hipnoid 04:54
03. Throw Down 04:53
04. I Don't Care If It's Your Birthday 04:45
05. Time To Get Loose 04:10
06. Rep Ur Noid 01:25
07. Go-Go Bananas 04:39
08. In The Rain 04:15
09. Speaker Sweat 05:02
10. Ain't True 04:43
11. RTA (Respect To Arcadion) 03:36
12. Quatra-Boogie 04:35
13. Closer To The Edge 04:35



Links :
Buy on Juno
Connect with AGFA on allgoodfunkalliance.com, facebook or twitter

Press Release :
All Good Funk Alliance are no strangers to Fort Knox Recordings, they have been releasing music and remixing with us since the beginning. Frank Cueto and Rusty Belicek are the masterminds behind AGFA. They have built a solid reputation and a signature sound, creating a definitive catalog of tracks that have rocked many dance floors worldwide. All Good Funk Alliance is back with the release of their latest full length album, Jacks Of All Trades, coming out on Fort Knox Recordings in May of 2012. After the Rhythm and FX EP that shook up the scene in March, this album continues that vibe and lives up to its title as AGFA serves it up with their rock solid production. The album spans the stylistic soundscape that has carved their niche in the Electro funk scene of today. Future Go Go, Nu Disco, Hip Hop, and Space Funk are just some of the terms used to describe the flavor of this album. All Good Funk Alliance recruited a slew of top International vocalists and MCs, including Rubber Johnson, Think Thank, Bigstuff, Mustafa Akbar, Empresarios, and Piper Davis.

Mr. Hipnoid featuring Rubber Johnson takes you back to a time of intelligent hip hop with massive boogie disco horns, crazy slap bass, big breakbeats, and vocals that will blow up any spot! Throw Down featuring Neighbour and Think Tank, will rock festival crowds all summer long with funky vocals, twisted synths, and a gritty bass line. In The Rain featuring Empresarios, has that fresh tropics, beach party style feel to it. Filled with synth stabs and a funky bass bouncing through the rhythms, this song is a sure fire hit! I Don’t Care If It’s Your Birthday has that signature AGFA mid-tempo breaks sound to it that people have come to know and love. Go-Go Bananas features the vocal powerhouse Mustafa Akbar belting out a party mantra over a future Go Go jam! Piper Davis closes out the album with her dreamy vocals on the space age electro pop finale, Closer To The Edge. These are just a few of the 13 genre crossing songs on the album that illustrate that All Good Funk Alliance are true Jacks Of All Trades.

AGFA has once again proven why their tracks are played across the globe on dance floors of the highest caliber. With handfuls of gems on this album, your funk weapons have officially been re-loaded.
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