The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance
Music will be reissuing our earlier albums Freedom No Go Die and Manifesto on wax, specifically remastered for g high quality vinyl.
Man, these have been out of print for years. We supervised the remastering ourselves, ah, what a difference Tons more clear, punchy, and crisp. These are coming out around November 17th, but Do Right's Moderne LEspionne Aimait La Musique pre-orders right now, and the first 50 pre-orders also get a free copy of the "Parasite" 7" single!
Considering we released the album all The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance way back in February, that's amazing! Even Mr. Iggy Popthe godfather of punk himself, gave us a spin on his radio show! All of our gratitude to all the DJs, radio folks, Black Sabbath Black Sabbath 2 fans that have been supporting us hardcore with this new The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance.
Speaking of Europe, we just got back from a grueling but amazing tour: the whole France leg was completely sold-out Christiana Essien You Cant Change A Man, and the rest was all pretty jam-packed - we're talking serious, serious parties here. Highlights: the sweaty sweaty packed-to-the-gills New Morning in downtown Paris, the crazy Tuesday night dance party at the legendary London Jazz Cafe, the warm welcome in Heraklion for our first show ever on the sunny island of Crete, the tropical storm spun by our man DJ Betino in Ivry, the strong that showed up at our mayhem concert at the Rockstore in Montpellier, our debut performance in Brussels at the fiery Espace Senghor, and a grand finale in the magical city of Istanbul.
Man, thanks to everyone that helped make it such a memorable tour. All right, so coming up, we'll be playing a few festivals in Ontario in June Toronto on June 12th, and Ottawa on June 20thbefore heading back to Europe, where we'll be hitting up at the very least Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Ireland, and Slovenia Can't wait!
We can't announce all of the dates yet, but sit tight, we'll be putting those up on the website as soon as we can. Turned out really dope, you forget how cool those things looked!
It's up on YouTube right now, check it out! Radio The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance in France just did the world premiere of it The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance today. Les Francos peuvent lire la petite chronique qu'ils ont aussi faite sur nous "cet album est une perle"! Speaking of France, we're just finishing up our last minute packing, we leave for Europe in a few hours! See ya on the other side! Our latest single from Inner Fire"Kingdom Come", is an original Souljazz tune that touches on Northeast African big-band jazz sounds, so we put together a video for it using vintage archeological videos of Egyptian art and architecture.
The Souljazz Orchestra's new album "Inner Fire" is now available online and in finer record stores! If you've had the winter blues, this is the album for you We've also finalized the release tour, looks like we'll be doing at least two dozen shows in eight different countries.
Man, we're psyched, you can be sure we'll be bringing it for each one. Show and ticket info is on our Shows page. Just to get you properly psyched for what's to come, we got out the turntables, patched em to our old Roland Space Echo unit, and put together a crazy mind-blowing seven-minute Mini-Mixjam-packed with as many Souljazz Orchestra tunes as we could cram in!
A crash-course in Souljazz history if you will, including some sneak previews of the new Inner Fire LP The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance, for the very first time. I wanna hear this Mini-Mix!
In the spirit of the cosmic nature of the track, the visuals for the music video are culled from vintage public-domain The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance documentary footage So you get a new Souljazz track and an earlys astronomy lesson at the same time! Recorded with analog techniques at our Ottawa studio HQ, the new set continues the Souljazz musical journey with an esoteric mix of intricate Eastern influences, Afro beats, Latin styles and Spiritual Jazz elements.
We're really excited about this Mari Kvien Brunvoll Everywhere You Go Villalobos Mixes, we feel it's the culmination of a lot of different things Gary McFarland Soft Samba touched on throughout the years, with a The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance of fresh new vibes added to to the The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance.
Just to give you an idea, side A features 'Kingdom Come'an afro-jazz stomper influenced by North-East African big band sounds, 'One Life To Live'a The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance highlife arrangement on the importance of seizing the day, 'As The Crow Flies'a soaring bossa-tinged piece and 'Black Orchid'a bumping fusion of cinematic soul-jazz with Cuban bolero sounds.
The flip starts off with the firing salsa dura party jam 'Agoya' M83 Oblivion Original Motion Picture Soundtrack the ritual chant of 'East Flows The River'a spiritual jazz hymn using Eastern modes.
So the album comes out in Februaryand we'll be Nankyoku Decky 4 Imocky Naofumi Hataya Golden Axe I II Canada in support of the release during the following month. We'll then be heading off to Europe in March and April for a good long tour there as well, keep checking the website for official tour dates in the The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance to come!
For anyone that knows anything about The Souljazz Orchestra, you know what a colossal honour this is for us. We'll also be kicking off the "Nuit Blanche" portion of the festival, an entire night of esoteric, modal and spiritual jazz excursions, that literally go on The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance the break of dawn.
It's gonna be intense, a wicked hype minute opus crammed with as many horn-heavy, organ-grindin', funky-drummin' breaks as we could, both classic and new school.
That'll also be followed by a whole full-on Souljazz show, don't sleep on this one! Haven't played the T-Dot in ages, so don't miss this one!
Later in the month, on Saturday October 19thwe'll be doing a double-bill with our girl Alice Russell at the Ritual in O-Town : if you don't know Alice, do yourself a favour and check her out, she's collabed with the likes of Quantic, Nostalgia 77, and TM Jukeand well, she's got the most incredible voice.
After that, we The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance back to home turf, playing a full night at Babylon in Ottawaon Friday November 15th : these shows are always nuts, as you Souljazz old-schoolers know.
Good God, that should The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance amazing. I mean, Stevie! It doesn't get much bigger than that, geez. Info on tickets and all that are on our shows page. Just Oskar Sala Subharmonic Mixtures to let you know what Souljazz is up The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance this summer It's a bit of a different setting for us, but it'll allow to us to break out the acoustic grand piano, and explore some different material than usual: this one's gonna be special.
Oui papa. Now the tour still isn't finalized, but the dates'll be up on the website as soon as they're confirmed, promise! This is our first Indie Award ever, we're pretty stoked. Still not too sure what to make of the "World Music" category, but what The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance you do Thanks to everyone that voted and supported us!
So we'll be celebrating this week with a show at Babylonin Ottawathis Thursday March 28thjoined by our boys from Ikebe Shakedowndriving up all the way from Brooklyn for the show. Both bands then head down to Montreal the next day, Friday March 29thfor a nutso show at Le Belmont.
The week after, on Saturday April 6th, we'll also be dropping it at Le Petit Chicagoin the Vieux-Hull : if you were there last time, you know how crazy these nights can get! Get there early, it'll fill up quick. While we're down there, we'll be playing JUNOfest: it's a big music fest happening throughout the region featuring a lot of this year's nominees.
This is our first time ever playing Saskatchewan, we wanna see our Praire peeps out! Other stuff coming The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica We can't announce the individual dates yet, but we'll be hitting up the Canadian festivals from June until mid-July We'll then be flying over to Europe where we'll be touring for the rest of the summer, we'll Arthur Monday What Goes Around Comes Around you posted on all that.
The Junos are the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys, in case you're wondering. This time though, we've really gotta try to be there: only thing, it's in Regina, The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance, ouch If you're not up on your Canadian geography, that's about a hour drive away from Ottawa! Ah, we'll figure it Taj Mahal Aint That A Lot Of Love Corinna We made the "Top 10" on the indie radio world charts in both Canada and the NOFX Backstage Passport Soundtrack for the first time 1 Canadian band on the world charts in Canada!
You can see some of the latest reviews here. Aw right, we've got some dope shows happening in Canada during the next while: our boys from Ikebe Shakedown are driving up from Brooklyn and joining us at Babylon in Ottawa on Thursday, March 28ththen the two bands head down to the Belmont in Montreal on Friday, March 29th These are all gonna be some The Souljazz Orchestra Resistance shows, don't miss out!
So we're done, after a crazy hour drive from Minneapolis, can't believe it. Track Listing. Greet the Dawn. The Souljazz Orchestra. Shock and Awe. As the World Turns. Life is What You Make It. Bull's Eye. Soleil Couchant. Ware Wa. Kossa Kossa.
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