New at bureau45: Freak Power

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Remember the days when cool sounds were used for commercials that rather looked like MTV videos?

Freak Power, formed in 1993 by Norman Cook and Ashley Slater, created one of the signature tunes of that era: Turn On, Tune in, Cope Out. The song hit no. 1 in the UK in 1995 when it appeared in a campaign for a big blue jeans company, and proves its class until today.

Now, Ashley is back with a Freak Power band that features new talented musicians along with some of the great original players from back then. Their set is cool, sexy, energetic, lyrical, and even more powerful and timely than in the early days.

The new single Soul Clap was taken from the upcoming EP “United State”.

The promo tour will bring all the new and of course the best from the classic sound to festivals and clubs around Europe.

We’re really excited to work with those great guys! Get in touch wih us for details and availability.

 

 

Bring out the Sound: The Herbaliser are back

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The Herbaliser have been one of bureau45’s favourite bands since the early days and we’re very happy to work with DJ Ollie Teeba for quite a while now. So of course, we were delighted to hear about the upcoming new album Bring out the Sound – their first in half a decade – which will be out on UK independent label BBE in March 2018.

Be it on Ninja Tune, !K7 or BBE, The Herbaliser have established a unique voice, combining hip hop beats, jazz, electronic sounds, and widescreen soundtrack elements. On Bring out the Sound they even add some acoustic-edged pop. Together with UK Legend Rodney P and London vocalist Just Jack, The Herbaliser create a new layer of their distinctive hip hop sound.

We’re very proud to have the opportunity to bring The Herbaliser to your clubs and festivals. Options include live band, sound system (with Rodney P!) and DJ Set, please contact us for details.

Double Feature: My Bad Sister new at b45

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My Bad Sister are East London-born identical twins Polly and Sophie Duniam. Half way between a band and a DJ, the girls mash-up a urban shake of catchy melodies and heavy bass & beats. The all-singing/rappin, all-dancing, turbo-charged show is making big waves on the underground rave scene – they call this A CABARAVE!

Performing and recording for six years My Bad Sister‘s lyrical delivery, razor-sharp mirrored choreography and subversive themes have earned them some serious respect. Playing main stages at Freekuency, BoomTown and Glastonbury to name but a few.

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A new single and video will be released in December, the new album will follow in early 2018 and we’re very proud to bring them to your clubs and festivals. Please contact us for availability and conditions!

10 out of 10: MF Robots!

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We’re quite proud of our brand-new heavyweight roster entry Music for Robots a.k.a. MF Robots.

The new project of Brand New Heavies founder Jan Kincaid and fellow singer Dawn Joseph has been formed in late 2016 and debuted in January with The Night is Calling.

The single received a ten out of ten review in Mixmag magazine, and catapulted MF Robots into several performances on BBC radio as well as headliner stages at some of the biggest international festivals in summer (Black Sea Festival in Georgia and Umeá Festival in Sweden to name but a few).

Their debut album will be out in spring 2018 – and we’ll be happy to bring them to your festivals and clubs throughout Europe!

If you want to get a funky, uplifting, fresh and up-to-date version of the inspiring Acid Jazz Sound, please contact us for available countries and dates.

Super. Soul. Supersoul.

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Es gibt wieder einen Neuzugang im bureau45-Roster: SUPERSOUL aus Hannover.

Die vierköpfige Band – für Festivals auch in großer Besetzung mit Bläsern und Backgroundsängerinnen zu haben – verbindet in ihren selbstgeschriebenen Songs urbane Funk- und Soulgrooves mit deutschen Texten.

Rau und analog im Studio Nord in Bremen produziert, liefert ihr Debutalbum Supersoul authentische und leidenschaftliche Botschaften gegen Rassismus, Gier und Engstirnigkeit – stilsicher verpackt in einen fetten, funky, extrem tanzbaren Sound. Ganz in der großen Stax-Tradition, die SUPERSOUL genauso geprägt hat wie der lässig-discoide Phillysound. Das Album erscheint am 28.Oktober 2017 auf Agogo Records und wird mit einer großen Promotour begleitet.

Wer  bis dahin zu neugierig ist, kann sich mit  “Feuer“, der ersten Auskopplung aus dem Album, oder der  demnächst erhältlichen, genialen Souladaption von „Mein Name ist Mensch“ von  Ton, Steine, Scherben die Wartezeit verkürzen.

Hier geht’s zum Album-Teaser:

Wir freuen uns, Euch diese spannende Band in unserem Roster anbieten zu können und versorgen euch bald unter Artists mit weiteren Informationen zu Band, Album, Daten und Konditionen.