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Dojo Cuts feat. Roxie Ray



Dojo Cuts feat Roxie Ray
Dojo Cuts feat. Roxie Ray
(CD/LP/Digi) Record Kicks RKX026, 2009-04-20

Australia seems to be the new frontier of deep funk sound and Dojo Cuts are no exception. The explosive debut album pulls no audio punches on its way to delivering a string of killer blows. Everything is raw, live and loud in the world of Dojo Cuts - the tightest and hardest working band in the southern hemisphere to emerge in the last year - who have no qualms about unleashing their raucous rhythms and slices of soul whenever and where ever. Gabriel Roth, Neal Sugarman and Russ Dewbury are already fans of the band.

Dojo Cuts feat Roxie Ray
Dojo Cuts feat. Roxie Ray
(CD/LP/Digi) Record Kicks RKX026, 2009-04-20

Tracklisting :
01. You Make Lovin' Real Easy
02. Uptight
03. Say What You Mean
04. Love Me Right (Lola's Lament)
05. Mama Told Me
06. The 1,2,3s
07. I Know You Didn’t Mean It
08. The Bing
09. Something Going On

Links :
myspace.com/dojocuts
recordkicks.com

Press Release :
The explosive debut album from Sydney funk maestros DOJO CUTS (scheduled for release April 20th) pulls no audio punches on its way to delivering a string of killer blows. Everything is raw, live and loud in the world of DOJO CUTS - the tightest and hardest working band in the southern hemisphere to emerge in the last year - who have no qualms about unleashing their raucous rhythms and slices of soul whenever and weherever. The deepest grooves underpin their distinctive sound while the powerful vocals of Roxie Ray front and center turn up the heat and mercilessly knock you into next week.

Influenced by the giants of funk and soul through the ages, the aural assault provided by DOJO CUTS is indisputably in the here and now, leading the charge Down Under in the unstoppable global funk resurgence. Featuring their brilliant debut single "1-2-3" (scheduled for release March 3rd), a red-hot version of Stevie Wonder's "Uptight" and a string of originally penned cuts from the King Street Soul Dojo, theirs is a debut to savour. Buy the album, take it home and crank up the stereo - just make sure the roof is securely attached to the rest of your house.

"Wonderful earthy vocals and crisp playing. This is a very promising debut for these Aussie funksters. Definitely going to be played on the show." - The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show - BBC 6Music

"Fronted by the lovely Roxie Ray, these guys have nailed some tight rollers in the line of the Bamboos, some more soulful numbers a la The Ray Mann 3 and even some Dap King-esque classics. Now if that's not a generous comparison I don't know what is. the most important thing with this style is the players right? Well these players know what's up, and Roxie's voice is strong, and dare I say sexy." - Tony Edwards

"With this debut album, Roxie Ray and the Dojo Cuts have secured their place among the heavy hitters of today's funk and soul bands" - Gabriel Roth (Daptone)

"A very welcome addition to the Antipodean Deep Funk & Soul scene…" - Lanu (The Bamboos)

"Wonderful earthy vocals and crisp playing. Definitely going to be played on the show" - Craig Charles (BBC6 funk and soul show)

"These players know what's up, and Roxie's voice is strong, and dare I say sexy" - Tony Edwards (Brag magazine)
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Nathan Nathan ·  03 February 2009, 00:38

woo hoo!

Jeremy Jeremy ·  15 February 2009, 13:42

These guys are the shit. This album's a timeless classic! Something you'll be listening to the rest of your life.

Danny_boyZ Danny_boyZ ·  15 February 2009, 13:45

i just saw these guyz play beach rd hotel at bondi and the blew ta roof off the place! look out funksters theres a new kid in town

Perri Perri ·  16 February 2009, 21:21

Wow wow wow!

annette annette ·  07 May 2009, 08:08

Thinking their awesome....

Funk_man Funk_man ·  15 May 2009, 14:04

WOW! I just bought the Album and as if I didn't love the single enough already, this really brings it!

Saz Saz ·  15 May 2009, 14:08

These guys are funkalicious!!!!!!!! I've been to 3 shows now and every single time they get me up and dancing. Brilliant! Just bought the album, have been playing it over and over in my car. I just can't get enough. :D

littlemisssunshine littlemisssunshine ·  15 May 2009, 14:10

tha dojo cuts r amazing!

John John ·  17 June 2009, 04:01

Not too bad, but not as brilliant as Sharon Jones and the Dapkings.

I bought the album and was impressed but not overly stimulated.
Good work for a debut though. Will watch for the next album.

7.5/10
John "Soulman" Gibbons


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