Funk musical groups

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  1. Antaragni

    Antaragni

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    Antaragni was a fusion band from Bangalore which disbanded in 2004. Antaragni's repertoire included an amalgamation of Indian Classical, folk and Western rock, funk, pop and country.


  2. Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

    Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

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    Antibalas (Spanish for "bulletproof") is a Brooklyn-based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri's Harlem River Drive Orchestra. Although their music generally follows the musical architecture and language of afrobeat, it incorporates elements of jazz, funk, dub, improvised music, and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa.


  3. Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra

    Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra

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    The Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra is a Leeds-based afrobeat band that takes influence from Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band amongst many others. Although their music uses Afrobeat rhythm and language, they also owe part of their sound to the space Jazz pioneers of the 70’s and the free jazz trailblazers of the 60’s. The band have been quoted to credit James Brown and Tony Allen for having a large influence on their music.


  4. Baba Nation

    Baba Nation

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    Baba Nation was a Norwegian soul/funk band, founded in the city of Bergen by Jan Erik de Lange Gullaksen in 1990, then by the name Yee ’Ha Wanna Have A Baba.


  5. Banda Black Rio

    Banda Black Rio

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    Banda Black Rio is a Brazilian musical group from Rio de Janeiro that was formed in 1976. It has a repertoire based on funk but also including samba, jazz and Brazilian rhythms.


  6. Chucklehead

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    Chucklehead (1988–1997) was a Boston-based funk band which toured nationally and released three albums. The band was nominated for a Boston Music Award for best funk band in 1996.


  7. Cqmd

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    CQMD Is a heavy funk band from France using amplified 1930's brass band instruments. CQMD are the initials for Ceux Qui Marchent Debout and is the band's name outside its national territory.


  8. Diazpora

    Diazpora

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    Diazpora is a funk band based in Hamburg, Germany. The band formed in winter 2002. Their first performance was held on a private party in April 2003. Starting as an instrumental funk band, Diazpora recorded their first EP without record label support ("Urban" EP, 2003). They later experimented with vocalists on their next EP "Gib Mir" (2006), which was released on Monopalast Records. Due to a growing identification with the "Nu-funk / Deep Funk" scene, the band returned to instrumental funk-music for their first full length album "Live In The Streets" (2008), containing "funked up" versions of Pop-Tunes exclusively. On "Magnetic" (2010), Diazporas fourth release, the band defines it´s "crisp and faboulous" funk sound fusing vintage funk elements into a contemporary context.


  9. Directions In Groove

    Directions In Groove

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    Directions In Groove (DIG) are a popular Australian acid jazz band originally from the suburb of Redfern in Sydney, who produced several distinctive acid-jazz / groove / funk albums in the 1990s. Originally known as "dig" and performing instrumental acid jazz, the band became popular with a Sunday night residency at Kinselas, a venue on Oxford St in Sydney. Word quickly spread and the band was soon on the road and recorded an EP titled "Directions in Groove" which was the highest selling independent release of its era and attracted Polygram records to sign the band in 1993.


  10. Fox the Fox

    Fox the Fox

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    Fox the Fox was a group that was founded in 1981 by Bert Tamaela and Sylvia Musmin also known as Sylhouette Musmin (b. 1960). They're best known for their hit single "Precious Little Diamond".


  11. Gass (band)

    Gass (band)

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    Gass was a rock band formed in May 1965 by Robert Tench, Godfrey McLean, and Errol McLean. They were managed by The Active Management Group. The band fused inspired melodies with soul, Latin influences, blues and progressive rock often employing complex rhythms.


  12. Here Come the Mummies

    Here Come the Mummies

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    Here Come the Mummies is a Funk/R&B band, best known for their live performances in which band members perform in full mummy attire bandages. It consists of various professional musicians based in Nashville, Tennessee. There are rumored to be several Grammy awards among the members, though this is difficult to verify, as the identities of band members are kept "under wraps." Members are believed to be under contract to various record labels, hiding their identities so as to prevent contract disputes while performing. They have performed at venues primarily in the South and Midwest of the United States.


  13. J*Davey

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    J*Davey (stylized as J*DaVeY) is an American music duo from Los Angeles, CA. The group consists of female vocalist Jack Davey (real name Briana Cartwright) and male keyboardist/producer Brook D'Leau. The group had formed after being introduced by a mutual friend in high school.


  14. Jagatara

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    Jagatara was a Japanese band centered around Edo Akemi. They are renowned for their unique sound, which has been described as a mixture of rock, especially punk, funk and reggae.


  15. Jagúar

    Jagúar

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    Jaguar are an English heavy metal band, formed in Bristol, England, in December 1979. They had moderate success throughout Europe and Asia in the early 1980s, during the heyday of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement.


  16. Jakarta

    Jakarta

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    Jakarta is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band from Belgrade.


  17. Kala (band)

    Kala (band)

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    KALA is a Filipino band that blends funk, nu-disco, acid jazz, electronic and rock music. Its members comprise of Brian Tanchanco, Raymond Daylo, Jade Justine and Voopee Elviña.


  18. Lafayette Afro Rock Band

    Lafayette Afro Rock Band

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    Lafayette Afro Rock Band was a French funk rock band formed in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York in 1970. Though almost unknown in their native United States, they are now universally celebrated as one of the standout funk bands of the 1970s and admired for their use of break beats. The band also recorded as Ice and as Krispie and Company (or Crispy and Company).


  19. Laid Back

    Laid Back

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    Laid Back are a Danish electronic music duo group from Copenhagen, formed in 1979. The duo consists of John Guldberg (vocals, guitar, bass) and Tim Stahl (vocals, keyboards, drums, bass). They are best known for the hits "Sunshine Reggae" and "White Horse" from 1982 and 1983, respectively, and "Bakerman".


  20. Late 80's Mercedes

    Late 80's Mercedes

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    Late 80's Mercedes is a New Zealand swing-funk nonet, formed in 2000. They experienced their first chart success in January 2010 with their self-titled debut extended play disc Late 80's Mercedes released at the 2010 Parachute music festival. The EP reached number fourteen on the New Zealand Albums Chart in the week of its release.


  21. Lefties Soul Connection

    Lefties Soul Connection

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    Lefties Soul Connection are a Dutch funk band from Amsterdam.


  22. Matt Finnish

    Matt Finnish

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    Matt Finnish was an Australian funk band formed by singer-songwriter/guitarist Matt Moffitt (1956–2003), bassist Brian Alcorn and drummer Tony Georgeson. They performed around Sydney for several months, including shows at The Observer Hotel, The Rocks, Sydney, before disbanding in early 1979.


  23. Mo' Horizons

    Mo' Horizons

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    Mo' Horizons is a duo of DJs from Hannover, Germany. Their music can be described as a mixture of downtempo, acid-jazz, nu jazz, soul, funk, dub, trip hop, big beat, bossa nova, boogaloo and drum'n'bass. They first came to prominence on various compilation albums, including the Buddha Bar series. They are known for their extensive use of sampling and modern production techniques in Latin jazz. Also known for recording a Portuguese version of a classic hit Hit The Road Jack.


  24. Mo' Horizons

    Mo' Horizons

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    Mo' Horizons are a latin jazz and funk band from Hannover, Germany. Their music has frequently been described as acid jazz, chillout, downtempo and lounge.


  25. Monkey Business

    Monkey Business

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    Monkey Business is a Czech funk band. It is one of the projects of its leader Roman Holý, the other being J.A.R..


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