Thermonuclear Sweat - Defunkt - Defunkt

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  1. Defunkt are one of those never-quite-caught-on, tragically flawed bands who have nonetheless garnered a group of loyal followers. Led by Joseph Bowie -- brother of famed trumpeter Lester -- the group explored a pioneering combination of Funk rhythms, punchy horns, rock guitars and a penchant for jazzy improvisation way before others decided to do this.
  2. Sep 04,  · Defunkt is Ur-funk: pure funk, funk without any tinge of disco, funk without lame sexual boasting. Difficult to single out any particular musician as everyone plays their sweet hearts out, but honestly I have a deep, deep love for the Defunkt guitarists. Lyrically Defunkt remain light years ahead of just about every funk band laid to tape.5/5(5).
  3. Listen free to Defunkt – Defunkt / Thermonuclear Sweat (Make Them Dance, Strangling Me With Your Love and more). 21 tracks (). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at alternative.cohuginnmetilarfordredora.infoinfo
  4. Formed in , Defunkt initially took a danceable approach to jazz. Although their first three albums -- Defunkt, Razor's Edge, and Thermonuclear Sweat -- made them leaders of New York's radical underground music scene, their inability to achieve commercial expectations led them to disband in , with Bowie retreating to the island of St. Croix.
  5. Thermonuclear Sweat, named for a track from the first LP, is sweeter-sounding and jazzier, smoothed out by Joe Boyd's sage production. Following a two-year stint spent living in the Caribbean, Bowie returned to New York and formed a new six-piece Defunkt, which debuted on vinyl in mid-'
  6. Aug 23,  · In , Defunkt was touring Europe and the States supporting Thermonuclear Sweat (in the U.S. we opened shows for The Clash, Prince, Morris Day and The Time, Steel Pulse, and Talking Heads.) In the fall of '82, personal issues put the band on hiatus for 7 months, followed by a Summer European tour in '83, well supported by the label.

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