Category: Funk

The Peterson Brothers Bring the Blues to Rattle Inn for SXSW

If you haven’t heard of the Peterson Brothers Band yet, you are missing out.  These young blues brothers from Bastrop, TX have been mastering their craft for years, and their blend of blues, funk, and soul has already grabbed many eyeballs during this year’s SXSW. The Peterson brothers (Alex, 18, on bass and vocals, and Glenn […]

JamFeed Catches Up With The Motet at Euphoria Festival About Delving Deeper Into the Funk, Changes in the Music Industry & More

The Motet are no strangers to change. The next-level funk outfit has gone through countless lineup changes and sonic evolutions since drummer and bandleader Dave Watts founded the group in 1998. Most recently, they parted ways with longtime lead vocalist Jans Ingber this past December, and have added two new members: Lyle Divinsky on lead vocals and Drew […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 7

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first six parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his artist page. “I couldn’t get off of it. I was recording vocals on it, riding […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 6

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first five parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his JamFeed artist page. When I went on vacation to Italy earlier this year, I took […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 5

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first four parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his JamFeed artist page. Spencer Ludwig has been to Europe before, but not like this. […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 4

The first three parts of JamFeed’s exclusive series, ‘Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn’, can be found here.  If you’ll recall from the last edition of Taking Life by the Horn, Spencer Ludwig was feeling pretty good about his tiresome summer adventure writing songs for his upcoming Warner Bros. debut album: “I’m working myself to death but […]

GRiZ Spearheads New Age Funk Revolution

This summer you won’t hear suburban hood-rats bumping Wild Cherry, James Brown, or Rick James in daddy’s Jeep, but don’t fret, funk didn’t die with bell-bottoms and black lights. It’s alive and well. The prevalence and popularity of EDM (electronic dance music) has initiated a resurgence of funk. New technologies and innovative artists have exponentially […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 3

Part 1 and 2 of JamFeed’s exclusive series, ‘Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn’, can be found here and here. Anybody who knows Spencer Ludwig, or who has read the first two installments of this column, has probably figured out by now that he likes to stay busy. But “busy” has a different connotation to […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 2

If you missed part 1 of JamFeed’s exclusive series, ‘Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn’, you can catch up here. It’s Sunday, June 21, and singer/songwriter/trumpeter Spencer Ludwig is spending the day with his family at Dodger Stadium, watching his father’s beloved Los Angeles Dodgers beat up on their NL West rival San Francisco […]

Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 1

It’s the afternoon of Thursday, June 4th, and Warner Bros. recording artist Spencer Ludwig is standing in downtown Austin, TX, preparing to kick off the 21st edition of the Summer X Games with a trumpet rendition of the National Anthem. “Warner Bros. recording artist.” That is the way that Ludwig is officially introduced prior to his X […]

Salute to the Past: RHCP’s ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’

Hindsight, foresight, insight. Sometimes living in the past is the most fun, and we’re going to embrace that. In hindsight, Blood Sugar Sex Magik — an album released by The Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1991 — is one of the greatest rock albums ever produced. BSSM was RHCP’s fifth studio album, but this single composition is what absolutely […]

JamFeed Interview: Big Gigantic

It was about 6:00 pm on Sunday, April 12th. My JamFeed co-workers and I were at Carson Creek Ranch, located just outside of Austin, for Euphoria Festival 2015. We had been running around the entire weekend conducting interviews with Euphoria artists, catching as many shows as possible, charging our phones when we could, and trying […]