Over the past decade, local band Polyrhythmics have kept Seattle dancing with their funky blend of jazz, R&B, psych, and Afrobeat. Their most recent full-length, 2017's Caldera, found the eight-piece band recording live in the studios.
"It's obviously more difficult technically and logistically to record an eight-piece band like this live all at once," saxophonist/flutist Art Brown said via a press release, "but we agreed that it was the only way to get the feel the way we wanted it. To really capture this music and that cohesive groove that's essential to what we do, we had to all be listening to each other and playing together at the same time."
Polyrhythmics keep the groove going on their latest single "Yeti, Set, Go," another high-energy slice of soul. The band will be playing their fourth annual Mardi Gras Party on Fat Tuesday, February 25th at Nectar Lounge in Seattle.
Today's Song of the Day, as chosen by John Richards, host of The Morning Show on KEXP, is “Ego” by Moaning, from the 2020 album Uneasy Laughter on Sub Pop.
Today's Song of the Day, as chosen by John Richards, host of The Morning Show on KEXP, is “One of These Days” by Thrillhouse, a 2019 self-released single.
Today's Song of the Day, as chosen by John Richards, host of The Morning Show on KEXP, is “Wrestling” by Cartalk, a 2019 single on DistroKid.