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News: Interview

Something Else! Interview: Zigaboo Modeliste, Co-Founder of the Meters

Joseph “Zigaboo" Modeliste, a funky furnace that once powered the Meters, has just released a tour-de-force project aptly titled New Life. It reestablishes, perhaps unsurprisingly, Modeliste's claim to co-ownership of the band's late 1960s/early 1970s string of R&B and rock hits—from “Cissy Strut" and “Fire on the Bayou," to supporting gigs with Lee Dorsey, LaBelle and ...

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News: Recording

Zigaboo Modeliste - New Life (2011)

New Life arrived amidst much anticipation of something in keeping with drummer Zigaboo Modeliste's mythically groovetastic tenure with the Meters. And, bless him, I got it. But that wasn't all. Take the title track. “New Life" doesn't mimic the expected grease-fire funk of his old band, so much as forceably combine New Orleans syncopations with a ...


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