What do we have ‘ere then? Only an amazing sextet from Tokyo we discovered last year with the most incredible energy we’ve heard in a long time.. Soil and Pimp Sessions. They kick ass – check them out.
In other news, after a lovely little unveiling of three new songs at Nottingham House in Sheffield last weekend, we’re looking forward to blasting them out at Hoochie Coochie in Newcastle on the 28th of this month, then again at Mash House in Edinburgh on the 29th. Keep your ears peeled. Also check out FLACS which is now available for listening on our Soundcloud page. Meanwhile, Dexter and the brass section are running off to France this weekend for some nonsense with some clowns known as Slamboree.. but that’s another story.. now – on with the pimps!
We’re going to try something new for March 2014 – Dexter Delights – Dexter will be showing some of his favourite bands’ videos every week for your viewing pleasure. Check in every Friday in March for a new delight. While I’m here I should mention we’ll be playing in Sheffield this Saturday at Nottingham House around 10pm – come have fun with us!
For this week’s delight we have the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. A wonderful brass group from Chicago. Enjoy!
Well 2013 has been an awesome year for us – new music videos, a new EP, playing some wonderful festivals, supporting Hackney Colliery Band, Roy Ayers, and of course a brilliant tour! We’ve written quite a few new songs that we’ll be unleashing in 2014 as well as some groovy new covers. Our first gig of the new year will be at Cask Corner in Doncaster on January 18th so come on down if you fancy a winter boogie. In the meantime, Dexter and co wish you all a very Happy New Year and hope to see you in 2014!
Stop press! Anyone who likes amazing vibraphone players who pioneered Jazz Funk, please come down to Leeds University on Thursday 5th December as DD&TFS will be supporting the one and only Roy Ayers! Tickets can be bought at this website here.
Check out his awesome tunes here and we will see you there!
That’s right! It’s been a hell of a tour and time is ticking towards our finale – anyone and everyone in and around London should come and see us this Friday at Hootanannys Brixton. No excuses, needs must when the Devil Drives and he drives you here!
95 Effra Road, London SW2 1DF – free before 9pm, £3 after. Be there.
POW! – time to announce our UK Autumn tour – starting in Sheffield on October 25th, we’ll be proud to support the fantastic Hackney Colliery Band at Cool Beans’ 3rd Birthday Party at The Riverside. Check out the facebook event here, Cool Beans’ page here and if you haven’t heard the kind of kick-ass beats Hackney Coliiery Band play then you can start here.
From there we’ll be making our way across the country playing at various awesome nights in Leeds, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter until November 8th, when we’ll be rocking into Brixton, London to blast out the brasslines at Hootananny’s. Keep up to date with our movements and new tunes, as usual, on our facebook, twitter and soundcloud pages.
For all of those that missed us at Boomtown Fair we asked a good friend of ours to record our set for you, a tasty little morsel of which is now up on our soundcloud page (on the right hand side of this page over there ————> or this link if you’re lazy). We also have a few gigs coming up in Leeds next weekend, Friday 6th September we’ll be playing at ‘Cat Amongst the Pigeons’ at the Inkwell in Chapel Allerton, then heading off to Full Circle on Kirkstall Road to play at Transmitter’s night at midnight. We’ll also be playing Smokestack on October 2nd so please come and listen to us if you’re out and about in Leeds – you might also have spotted our picture in the Yorkshire Evening Post!
As always, follow our Twitter or Facebook for extra details but any of our fans not based in Leeds, we’re getting a little UK tour planned out for the end of October and we’ll be playing London at Hootenanny’s on November 8th so we’ll be back on the road very soon. Keep it funky folks!
Needs must and so we have been driven! We proudly present our newest music video.. and it is looking pretty devilish! Please share it around if you like it and the single will be available from all good digital stockists (itunes, spotify, etc.) by this weekend (July 5th).
To coincide with our new single launch, we’ll be playing at Beatherder Festival this weekend – 4.40pm on Saturday July 6th at the Maison D’etre stage – so if you happen to be there, please come and see us as we’ll be unveiling even more funky lovely new songs for 2013. We’ll also be playing sets at Boomtown Fair and Hootenanny’s in London over the next month or so, so please come and join us for some devilish merriment!
Very very exciting times as summer finally arrives! Dexter and co have just finished a day long practice which has given birth to not one, not two, but three new songs! We’ve also confirmed 2 slots at the incredible Boomtown Fair in August where we will be unveiling some of our new material. Aaaaand our new music video will be ready very soon – just in time to release our single – Devil Drives. Keep your ears open and follow us on twitter for regular updates
Hello there! Dexter and co. have been busy preparing our new tracks and some lovely videos to go with them. Below is the first in a series of videos we’ll be putting up on youtube over the next six months. It was filmed back in July 2012 at the Woodlands Stage at Kendal Calling Festival on the Saturday night and this is our finale – a mash-up medley of some of our favourite tunes. We hope you enjoy it!