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The Mighty Mocambos - Showdown



The Mighty Mocambos' new album “Showdown” sets another cornerstone in their prolific career as a globally active instrumental funk outfit. While maintaining their organic approach of recording real musicians live on tape, the group has refined their trademark sound with a dramatic edge, a hard hitting production and ventures into less obvious musical territories.

While highly enjoying themselves as the tight unit they are, The Mighty Mocambos invited an exciting list of guests to contribute to their musical “Showdown”: German film composer icon Peter Thomas, hiphop godfather Afrika Bambaataa, rap legends Charlie Funk aka Afrika Islan (member of the original Rocksteady Crew) and Donald D (of Ice-T's Rhyme Syndicate), plus Nichola Richards, Shawn Lee, DeRobert from peer label GED Soul in Nashville, Zulu Nation MCs Deejay Snoop & DJ Hektek and organ genius Guillaume Metenier all joined the group for their new musical adventure.
like the Mighty Mocambos with more trumpets, which it actually is, and which is brilliant.

“Showdown” is released on vinyl LP by Mocambo Records and on CD and digital incarnations by Légère Recordings.



Myles Sanko: My Inspiration



„A rare commodity in todays market“ (Blues & Soul UK)
„Remarkable songwriting.“ (ABS Magazine France)
„A stunning a timeless soul statement.“ (Jazzthetik Germany)

Following a celebrated German tour with Gregory Porter, the release of his acclaimed first full length album “Forever Dreaming” and a string of live dates throughout Europe the soul singer and songwriter based in England known as Myles Sanko was a happy man in 2014. To celebrate the start into 2015 the two album favourites “My Inspiration” and “To My Surprise” are being  released as a limited edition 7inch single and digital download.



dates

Boca 45 DJ dates

Boca 45 plays out his new album "Dig, Eat, Beats, Repeat" in Germany here:


22.05.15 Hannover, Cumberlandsche Galerie
23.05.15 Hamburg, Jazzhouse Weekender @ Knust


The Mighty Mocambos live

The Mighty Mocambos are back with "Showdown":


04.04.15 Hamburg (D), Mojo Club
23.04.15 London (UK), 100 Club
24.04.15 Brighton (UK), tba
25.04.15 Manchester (UK), Band On The Wall
26.04.15 Leeds (UK), Hi-Fi Club
02.05.15 München (D), Import/Export
13.06.15 Berlin (D), Kunstfest Pankow
18.06.15 Stuttgart (D), 1210 Club
19.06.15 Paris (FR), Alimentation Générale
20.06.15 Tulle (FR), Les Lendemains Qui Chantent
21.06.15 Strasbourg (FR), Mudd Club / Fête de la Musique


The New Mastersounds live

The New Mastersounds live on stage in "Therapy":


01.05.15 New Orleans (US), Joy Theater
02.05.15 New Orleans (US), Joy Theater
07.05.15 Fort Collins (US), Apple Theater
08.05.15 Denver (US), Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
09.05.15 Denver (US), Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom


Myles Sanko live

Myles Sanko is out and about here:


13.03.15 London (GB), The Blues Kitchen
19.03.15 Milano (IT), Blue Note
20.03.15 Salerno (IT), Forte La Carnale
21.03.15 Bari (IT), Bug
27.03.15 Paris (FR), Bizz'Art
16.04.15 Barcelona (ES), Luz De Gas
17.04.15 Valencia (ES), Loco Club
24.04.15 London (GB), The Hideaway
09.05.15 Herford (D), Musik Kontor Festival
15.05.15 London (GB), Boisdale
22.05.15 Hannover (D), Jazz Club
23.05.15 Hamburg (D), Knust
24.05.15 's-Hertogenbosch (NL), Jazz In Duketown
12.06.15 Newcastle (GB), Hoochie Coochie
13.06.15 Cambridge (GB), The Junction
26.06.15 London (GB), Jazz Café
11.07.15 Jaén (ES), Imagina Funk
19.07.15 Leeuwarden (NL), Welcome To The Village
01.08.15 Wiesbaden (D), Soulnight @ Kurpark
04.10.15 Amsterdam (NL), Paradiso
17.10.15 Barcelona (ES), Blues de Cerdanyola
11.10.15 Helmrechts (D), Kulturwelten @ Rheingau Musik Festival
31.10.15 Weissenhäuser Strand (D), Jazzville Festival


Mr. Mellow DJ sets

Mr. Mellow bringing a box of funky 7inches to:


07.03.15 Hamburg (D), Club Légère @ Hasenschaukel
23.05.15 Hamburg (D), Jazzhouse Weekender @ Knust


Hot Border Special live

Hot Border Special rocking the nation:


17.01.15 Croydon (GB), The Oval
21.01.15 Bath (GB), The Bell
23.01.15 Liverpool(GB), Camp & Furnace
24.01.15 Newcastle (GB), The Cluny
25.01.15 Leeds (GB), Hi-Fi Club





former news
Januar 2015
The Impellers Remixes & Instrumentals

Oktober 2014
The New Mastersounds remix EP

September 2014
Myles Sanko "Forever Dreaming" out now

Kerbside Collection Remixed & Reworked vinyl

Juli 2014
Hot Border Special release their digital album

Juni 2014
The Impellers "My Certainty" album

Mai 2014
Odessey And Oracle - Sing Our Song

April 2014
Torpedo Boyz - (Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew

März 2014
Rivera Rotation "Make It (Remixes)"

The New Mastersounds "Therapy"

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