Akwardly named punk-funkers

Single ‘Me And Giuliani Down By the Schoolyard’ and 2004’s ‘Louden Up Now’ album saw the California/Oregon/New York collective signed up by Warp in the UK and jettisoned to the forefront of what the music media were desperate to label the return of punk funk. They certainly had a punk energy drenched in funk and squarely aimed at the dancefloor but any two-dimensional tags and comparisons with bands like A Certain Ratio were poorly misjudged. It’s something the band has learned to accept.


John Pugh , Nic Offer , Allan Wilson , Mario Andreoni , Tyler Pope , Justin Van Der Volgen , Dan Gorman , Jerry Fuchs


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