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The New Mastersounds - Breaks From The Border - out on One Note Records



The New Mastersounds Breaks From The BorderThe New Mastersounds Breaks From The Border
The New Mastersounds - Breaks From The Border
(CD) Blues Interactions, inc./P-Vine, 2011-03-02 (Japan), One Note Records, 2011-08-09 (rest of the world)

The New Mastersounds will be releasing their first ever US recorded album, Breaks From The Border this Summer. 'Breaks' marks a new era in the band's sonic landscape by topping their unique syncopated grooves with group vocal styling. Band tested, fan approved. Check out a glimpse of behind the scenes in Tornillo, TX of the making of 'Breaks From The Border' in an exclusive video created by Ben Mears and Christopher Doody for amodernlove.com...

The New Mastersounds Breaks From The Border
The New Mastersounds - Breaks From The Border
(CD) Blues Interactions, inc./P-Vine, 2011-03-02 (Japan), One Note Records, 2011-08-09 (rest of the world)

Tracklisting :
01. Take What You Need 3:11
02. Run the Gauntlet 4:20
03. On the Border 4:11
04. Free Man 3:20
05. Freckles 3:43
06. Passport 4:44
07. Walk in These Shoes 5:50
08. Josus 4:56
09. Can You Get It? 7:20
10. Turn it Up 3:08
11. Up in the Air 3:38
12. Freckles feat. Freckles 3:43
13. Hip Hop feat. Skerik 4:32

Note : tracks 12 & 13 are Japan-only bonus tracks

Links :
newmastersounds.com
myspace.com/newmastersounds
myspace.com/newmastersoundsrmxed
facebook.com/newmastersounds
youtube.com/newmastersounds
twitter.com/newmastersounds
onenoterecords.com

Press Release :
The New Mastersounds will be releasing their first ever US recorded album, 'Breaks From The Border' this Summer. 'Breaks' marks a new era in the band's sonic landscape by topping their unique syncopated grooves with group vocal styling. Band tested, fan approved. Check out a glimpse of behind the scenes in Tornillo, TX of the making of 'Breaks From The Border' in this exclusive video created by Ben Mears and Christopher Doody for amodernlove.com



Eddie Roberts - guitar
Simon Allen - drums
Pete Shand - bass guitar
Joe Tatton - organ and piano

The New Mastersounds Breaks From The Border
Artwork for Japan on P-Vine Records

Biography :
The New Mastersounds are a four-piece band based in Leeds, England, whose modern take on vintage soul-jazz, funk and rock draws influences from Jimmies McGriff, Smith, and Hendrix, as well as their most closely-associated mentors, The Meters. Try to imagine Grant Green and Lou Donaldson having a fight in a Hammond Organ shop while James Brown holds the coats, and you have some idea of what to expect from this band.

Their first single, One Note Brown, was released on Blow It Hard Records in 2000 and was passionately championed by acclaimed Northern Soul and funk DJ Keb Darge. To date, the band has released four studio records: 102%, This Is What We Do, Be Yourself, Keb Darge Presents… as well as The New Mastersounds Re::Mixed, and Live At La Cova. Also of note: their single, “Your Love Is Mine” featuring Corinne Bailey Rae, was used in the 2007 Warner Brothers movie Feast of Love. Having toured throughout Europe, Japan and the USA, the NMS have earned global recognition as a key band in the ‘New Funk’ scene. But purists beware: their unique blend of funk, rock, soul and dance music is hard to sum up and doesn’t fit neatly into any one genre.

Headed soon to a city near you, The New Mastersounds deliver gritty grooves and deep rhythms in clubs, theater venues and festivals alike. Their live shows will get you up dancing and hold you there intoxicated by the funk until last call- when you’ll stagger home, sweaty and exhausted, on a wave of euphoria.

Led by guitarist and producer Eddie Roberts, The New Mastersounds feature Joe Tatton on Hammond, Pete Shand on bass and Simon Allen on drums.
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