FLAGFALL – Flagfall EP

FlagfallWhat to do with a bunch of guys from Sydney who claim to make music for misfits, drawn together via a love of The Black Keys and Kanye West?  Keep an open mind if you can…since this Australian quintet make some interesting music on their debut EP.  The four tunes are driven by obvious funk grooves but their eclectic sound draws from a wider palate, incorporating a hefty dose of pop, and elements of soul and rap for good measure.  The funk elements – seemingly high on their list of musical priorities – come courtesy of some rather large and warm sounding lead bass parts, which in turn are brought to life by a terrific production job by sometime John Butler producer Tony Buchen.  It is instantly obvious that these tunes have not been recorded “on the cheap”.

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