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Polyrhythmics - The Imposter b/w Klompton - out on Kept Records



Polyrhythmics The ImposterPolyrhythmics The Imposter
Polyrhythmics - The Imposter b/w Klompton
(7") Kept Records KPT-101, 2011-11-11

Kept Records proudly presents their label debut, featuring Seattle's all original 8-piece funk and worldbeat orchestra: Polyrhythmics. The Imposter, is a rhythmic afro-funk number packed with so much groove that it is set to kick-off an "occupy the dancefloor" movement. The B-side (Klompton) is an equally infectious mover, and clearly showcases the deep and heavy funk of these northwest instrumental beat makers & guaranteed ass-shakers.
This is the first release on the brand new label lauched by our fellow DJ from Canada, Citizen Dale, who gave us the Platters That Matters podcast series, so send him props! And if you haven't already go check his mixes: Vol.1, Vol.2, Vol.3 and Vol.4

Polyrhythmics The Imposter
Polyrhythmics - The Imposter b/w Klompton
(7") Kept Records KPT-101, 2011-11-11

The Imposter - KPT-101A by Kept Records

Klompton - KPT 101B by Kept Records

Tracklisting :
A1. The Imposter
B1. Klompton

Links :
Polyrhythmics : official | bandcamp | facebook | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Kept Records : official | facebook | soundcloud | tumblr | twitter | vimeo


Polyrhythmics - The Imposter - Live [HD] @ Summer Fest - 07.10.11 - Olympus LS-20m


Polyrhythmics - Klompton - Live [HD] @ Summer Fest. 07/10/11 - Olympus LS-20M

Press Release :
Kept Records proudly presents their label debut, featuring Seattle's all original 8-piece funk and worldbeat orchestra: Polyrhythmics. "The Imposter," is a rhythmic afro-funk number packed with so much groove that it is set to kick-off an "occupy the dancefloor" movement. The B-side ("Klompton") is an equally infectious mover, and clearly showcases the deep and heavy funk of these northwest instrumental beat makers & guaranteed ass-shakers.

Polyrhythmics are an all original 8-piece funk and worldbeat orchestra comprised of some of Seattle's finest rhythmic and melodic musicians. The music is a fusion of styles from all over the world, featuring unique, forward thinking arrangements, stellar improvisation, heavy grooves and dynamic interplay. Polyrhythmics have quickly gained notoriety playing to packed clubs and festival crowds all over the Northwest, their small release self-titled EP has charted on radio playlists up and down the west coast, and their first full-length album (CD) Labrador has been received in the same way following its release in late 2011. The tight horns, infectious percussion and powerful rhythms of the Polyrhythmics hits people in the feet, and keeps bodies moving on the dancefloor.

Polyrhythmics The Imposter

Biography :
On November 11th, 2011, Polyrhythmics will release their debut slab of wee-wax with a limited pressing from Kept Records. After countless queries, suggestions and damn near threatening requests for a Polyrhythmics 45rpm release, the band has now teamed up with a small upstart label based in Alberta, Canada to deliver on these heated calls for a vinyl release.

Kept Records stumbled upon the Seattle-based Polyrhythmics during an intergalactic search for quality sounds across the lines, and quickly realized that the Polyrhythmics' sound needed to be embalmed in wax for the people to hear, have and hold. The result is this limited run 7- inch of pure deep funk and afro-groove sounds.

Polyrhythmics have gained notoriety playing to packed clubs and festival crowds all over the Northwest. Their small run and now sold-out EP released in 2010, was quick to chart on radio playlists up and down the west coast following its issue.

After a year of further developing their distinct sound, the band recorded their first full-length album. The resulting "Labrador" is a 9- song powerhouse full of brooding dance grooves, and catchy layered horn melodies. "Labrador" was recorded at Sleng Teng Studios (located in an old metal foundry in Northwest Washington State) specifically for it's vintage sound, and the recording process was very similar to their approach on the EP: "live" in one room - - just the way a funk album should be. "Labrador" debuted internationally on June 1st 2011 to critical acclaim and established a place at the ever crowded funk table for this fast-moving, power- house of a band.

Drawing from modern influences such as the Budos Band and The Whitefield Brothers as well as their original influences like Fela Kuti, and James Brown, this debut 45 clearly showcases the tight horns, infectious percussion and powerful rhythms of the Polyrhythmics; the very rhythms that hit people in the feet, and keep bodies moving on the dancefloor.
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