Dojo Cuts (feat. Roxie Ray)
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1. you make lovin real easy
3. say what you mean
4. love me right
5. mama told me
6. the 1 2 3s
7. i know you didnt mean it
8. the bing
9. something going on
The explosive debut album from Sydney funk maestros DOJO CUTS pulls no punches on its way to delivering a string of killer blows. Everything is raw, live and loud in the world of DOJO CUTS - the tightest and hardest working band in the southern hemisphere to emerge in the last have no qualms about unleashing their raucous rhythms and slices of soul whenever and whereever.
The deepest grooves underpin their distinctive sound while the powerful vocals of Roxie Ray front and center turn up the heat and mercilessly knock you into next week. Influenced by the giants of funk and soul through the ages, the aural assault provided by DOJO CUTS is indisputably in the here and now, leading the charge Down Under in the unstoppable global funk resurgence. Featuring their brilliant debut single "1-2-3", a red-hot version of Stevie Wonder's "Uptight" and a string of originally penned cuts from the King Street Soul Dojo, this is a debut to savour. Buy this album, take it home and crank up the stereo - just make sure the roof is securely attached to the rest of your house. Bosco Man, Neal Sugarman, Russ Dewbury, Lanu and Craig Charles have already declared themselves fans of the band.
"After Baby Charles Record Kicks is about to launch a brand new deep funk sensation.
"Liner notes by Gabriel Roth Daptone / Amy Winehouse's Dap-Kings legendary producer.
"Contains a storming version of of Stevie Wonder's classic "Uptight".
"With this debut album, Roxie Ray and the Dojo Cuts have secured their place among the heavy hitters of today's funk and soul bands". Gabriel Roth (Daptone / The Dap-Kings)
"A very welcome addition to the Antipodean Deep Funk & Soul scene..." Lanu (The Bamboos)
"Wonderful earthy vocals and crisp playing. Definitely going to be played on the show" The Craig Charles Funk&Soul Show (BBC 6)
"these players know what's up, and Roxie's voice is strong, and dare I say sexy". Tony Edwards (Brag Magazine)
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