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#1 AntLockyer

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 07:41 PM

https://youtu.be/GnEmD17kYsE

Sam is an absolute beast and this is so so good it makes me want to weep.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 08:22 PM

Great stuff.

http://basschat.co.u.../311432-knower/

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 08:49 PM

 AntLockyer, on 10 September 2017 - 07:41 PM, said:



Sam is an absolute beast and this is so so good it makes me want to weep.

Funnily enough a friend of mine showed me this exact clip last Saturday.

I was blown away.

It reminds of Vulfpeck and some of their jam videos, but with a modern dance edge to the jazz funk.


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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:57 PM

I searched for Knower before posting and that thread didn't come up. Sorry

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 10:00 PM

Just finished listening to the latest album.

They record as an electronic duo and the jazz influence is much less pronounced.

The closest camparison I can come up with is LCD Sound System.

Still very good though.

Edited by Cato, 11 September 2017 - 07:15 AM.


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Posted 10 September 2017 - 10:44 PM

When I saw the singer I thought of Little Dragon but these guys are well funky :)
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Posted 11 September 2017 - 06:13 AM

I actually dislike everything I've heard from them previously.

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 07:21 AM

 AntLockyer, on 11 September 2017 - 06:13 AM, said:

I actually dislike everything I've heard from them previously.

Apparently it's only quite recently that they've started touring with a live band and that's funked things up quite a bit.

The album version of 'overtime' is a lot more house/elctro than jazz/funk. (I'm well out of my depth assigning genres to this electronic stuff).

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 01:20 PM

Not usuually my kind of music but have to say i thoroughly enjoyed it.
Some nice bits of people just having fun doing what they do.

Excellent

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 10:29 PM

I recommend listening to a tune called Weird Part of the Night by Louis Cole, it combines everything that's great about Knower.
There's jazz, funk, 80's / Prince, 90s techno and straight up pop music influences in there, all squished up and injected full of weirdness and humour.
I'm on a phone so I can't post it but it's a tune.

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 10:49 PM

 project_c, on 11 September 2017 - 10:29 PM, said:

I recommend listening to a tune called Weird Part of the Night by Louis Cole, it combines everything that's great about Knower.
There's jazz, funk, 80's / Prince, 90s techno and straight up pop music influences in there, all squished up and injected full of weirdness and humour.
I'm on a phone so I can't post it but it's a tune.

This one?



I think I like it, but I may just be dazzled by the trousers/dance moves combination.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:22 AM

View Postproject_c, on 11 September 2017 - 10:29 PM, said:

I recommend listening to a tune called Weird Part of the Night by Louis Cole, it combines everything that's great about Knower.
There's jazz, funk, 80's / Prince, 90s techno and straight up pop music influences in there, all squished up and injected full of weirdness and humour.
I'm on a phone so I can't post it but it's a tune.
Very cool tune. I like how his microphone is wired but he walks down the street... Brilliant

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:10 PM

Regarding the original video, What sort of octave pedal cpuld get me that sort of sound?





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