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Interview with John and Gabriel from Consider The Source. Playing @CatskillChill next weekend!

“Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Funk, ” as New York City’s Consider The Source describe themselves, kind of makes me think about Bootsy Collins riding on the Millenium Falcon hovering over Saudi Arabia. Seriously though, can’t you just visualize it? Maybe not, but if a power trio takes this much effort to define their sound, I can only imagine what their rehearsals are like. I’m sold.

Consider The Source’s mystique lie in their multi-directional approach to writing, a fusion of complex rhythmic patterns, partially learned when the group spent time studying talas in India, with a blend of driving rock, psychedelic sound scapes, and Middle Eastern flair. The group continues to forge their path into the musical spotlight, performing at a very wide array of venues and festivals all over the world. These appearances include slots at Burning Man, PowWow, and Dogwood Fests alongside such acts as Victor Wooten, Wyclef Jean, Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, and many others. Read More…

“Dig That Opener” with The Pimps of Joytime

Brooklyn, NY’s The Pimps of Joytime have been making some good strides in the music world over the past few years. Featuring a collection of fine musicians and a healthy dose of musical variety in their sound, the group is determined to bring their infectious beat and melody to crowds looking for a good time. That being said, it was great to check them out when they opened for Lettuce on June 7th in Syracuse, NY.

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