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ALAN EVANS TRIO: Elephant Head

ALAN EVANS TRIO:  Elephant HeadAlan Evans Trio’s new cinematic funk LP Elephant Head drops on 26 November but ahead of that (thank you, I’m here all week!) the title track has been released as a single. Cue the trio launching into swirling retro-tinged psych-funk drenched in wah-wah (on both guitar and keys) with some snarling car-chase guitar grandstanding that almost breaks out into a rock solo. In other words

AE3: Black Rider

AE3: Black RiderRating: ★★★★★ Bloody hellfire! Stand by for the heavyweight psych-funk-fuzz on AE3 a.k.a Alan Evans Trio’s new single Black Rider. Oh what – Alan Evans – as in the Soullive sticksman? Yes, that Alan Evans. Turns out it’s drummer-man Evans himself on vocals and this is the only vocal track on forthcoming LP The Wild Root. The only vocal track? On the evidence of this, he should have

ALAN EVANS TRIO: Merkaba (2013)

ALAN EVANS TRIO:  Merkaba (2013)If the Alan Evans Trio‘s Drop Hop album was pitched somewhere between The Meters and Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express, Merkaba is pitched instead somewhere between Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express and the Undisputed Truth. Yep – the Soulive drummer’s ‘other’ gang are taking you on a space-funk trip – as if the cover hadn’t already given that away. Gone are the stripped-back breaks of the first