New RK band THE UNDERBELLY feat. ROXIE RAYPublished on Lunedì, 15 Febbraio 2010
Record Kicks is very excited to present recent addition to the label THE UNDERBELLY, a high-energy deep funk band that we're sure will provide every breakbeat and rhythm junkie with their healthy daily intake of funk vitamins! Comprised of 5 elements (sax, sax/flute, guitar, bass and drums), this outfit has been together since 2007 and attracted immediate attention following the recording of their first demo, which gained thorough airplay on Craig Charles' "The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show" on BBC 6 as well as his Christmas Special on BBC 2.
Having signed with Record Kicks earlier in the year, The Underbelly are now scheduled to release a 45 single featuring Dojo Cuts singer ROXIE RAY (out March 8th), followed by their debut album "7 Feet Under" (out March 22nd), which combines their trademark uptempo instrumentals with vocal tracks featuring Miss Ray, and a number of softer jazz-funk tunes. Having been dubbed "the find of the year" by the man Craig Charles, who also wrote the liner notes of their feature full-length, you can expect their distinctive sound to start flooding the grooviest dancefloors everywhere once their album drops, with music you can't help but nod your head, tap your foot, and move your body to!
Until then, you can catch The Underbelly performing together with special guest Roxie Ray at The Eden Project in St. Austell on April 2nd, and on a special live session of the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6 Music on April 3rd. More dates are sure to follow, so stay tuned and remember to regularly check the events page on this website to avoid missing out on a gig near you!