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Monday, February 06, 2012

CD Review. Renegade Brass Band - Radio Rebelde.

Hot on the heels of last night's Hoochie Coochie gig comes this EP/CD - Radio Rebelde.
It's a belter of a disc featuring much of last night's material capturing perfectly the mood of the music. In many ways this has the advantage over the live set inasmuch as I can actually make out the hip hop lyrics on the disc and clever they are too.
The ensemble sound is powerhouse plus - with 3 trumpets, 2 trombones and 1 tenor sax in the front line it couldn't be anything other. Add the congas, sousaphone, drums and the mysterious DJ Scratcher and the result is an hypnotic rhythm that goes straight to your feet - get up and boogie boys.
The arrangements are first class absorbing the soloists into the structure without loss of tension.At a fiver it's a steal.
Visit www.renegadebrassband.com and listen to Barrio.
Lance

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