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Album Review

Ikebe Shakedown: The Way Home

Read "The Way Home" reviewed by Joe Gatto


Ever since I heard their debut in 2009, Ikebe Shakedown became one of my favorite bands. There's nothing I love more in music than funky grooves, powerful percussion and bold brass. Ikebe Shakedown does all-instrumental, percussive, brassy Funk as well as anyone else on the scene these days.Their 2017 record, The Way Home on Colemine Records, intrigues, stimulates, and blows the mind while shaking the hips.Over the past nine years, Ikebe Shakedown has cemented a reputation ...


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