Thursday, September 07, 2006

Kashmere Stage Band: Old Funk, New Again

"This ever-changing crew of high schoolers recorded music that funked with the best of the best – forget high school bands, we're talking about sixteen-year-old kids who would give the JBs a run for their money!"
(excerpt from

Read that last bit again, will ya. A bunch of high schoolers could give funk and soul legends, The JBs, a run for their money.

The 2006 re-issue of the band's 2-CD retrospective has got rave reviews. (Links to Austin Chronicle and NPR.)

Do you dig it, man? (Link to free Napster track. Too bad if you live outside the US and get only a 30-second sample. Music this sweet and funky deserves to be heard all around the world.) has an excellent review of the re-release.


Tabula Rasa said...

wow. that was 30 seconds of coolth indeed. thanks for the tip.

wildflower seed said...

Good stuff. I wonder if they will hit the jamband circuit.

scout said...

im starting the bring-km-back movement. care to join?