Monophonics – There’s a Riot Going On Video + Free Download

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From KCRW DJ Anne Litt:

I’ve been really digging San Francisco sextet Monophonics, who have a sound that is swampy, funky and a little dirty.  Horns, guitars, with a bit of the Bay Area’s late 60’s psychedelic vibes thrown in for good measure.

The best way to get a feel for this band is to read the first three song titles on their new album in order: “There’s a Riot Going On”. “In Your Brain”. ”Sure Feels Funky”.

That tells you everything you need to know.

Check out the newly released video for “There’s a Riot Going On” and stream it here right here.

Their new album, out now on Ubiquity Records, pays homage to greats like Sly Stone, Norman Whitfield and Funkedelic’s George Clinton. I hear they are even better live and while there aren’t any LA dates planned yet, you can check out their tour schedule here.

— Anne Litt