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GIST: Squared (2017)

GIST:  Squared (2017)Many and varied are the permutations of the funk formula but it is hard to think of any artist who manages to successfully draw from both the organic syncopated grooves of the late sixties and the slicker, electro and boogie-influenced funk of the eighties. Still, if that’s what you’re after, Gist may well be your men and their second LP Squared will be the album

GIST: The Payback (2017) Video

GIST:  The PaybackGist might still be working on the full-length follow-up to their debut self-titled 2015 LP but they don’t want you to forget about them. They certainly don’t want someone to forget about them anyway what with this talkbox-vocals-featuring cover of the late, great Mr Brown’s seven-minute revenge epic The Payback. The video opens with the dialogue sample, “We don’t like dictators. We don’t

GIST: Gist (2015)

Gist Gist Electro funkLike French duo Air? Like that talk-box hook from 2Pac’s California Love? The Spyder D sample on Latyrx’s The Quickening? The Rose Royce sample on the Beasties’ Shake Your Rump or their Eggo sample on Make Some Noise? Yeah? Then you’re going to shit when you hear Miami outfit Gist and their self-titled debut LP because they very obviously do too. In fact this is prime electro-funk