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IKEBE SHAKEDOWN: AdonaiOne of the last two cuts to appear as part of Colemine Records’ ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ series of weekly singles is new Ikebe Shakedown single, Adonai. The track is a cover of an Ennio Morricone piece originally composed for Silvano Agosti’s 1967 flick Il Giardino delle Delizie (a.k.a The Garden of Delights) and as such is also the band’s tribute one of their great musical inspirations, who

IKEBE SHAKEDOWN: Kings Left Behind

IKEBE SHAKEDOWN: Kings Left BehindFollowing a brace of single releases earlier in the summer, instrumental soul outfit Ikebe Shakedown finally drop their fourth studio long-player, Kings Left Behind.   If anyone’s lagging though, it’s not the Ikebe crew, for despite the fact that the band’s musical territory is packed to the gills with the talent of similarly NYC-based fellow travellers Budos Band and Menahan Street Band, this is a


IKEBE SHAKEDOWN: UnqualifiedSo it seems that funky Afro-psych-soul outfit Ikebe Shakedown returns with a new full-length album, Kings Left Behind this August on Colemine Records. If that’s too long a wait though, you can preview the sort of delights on offer now with new track Unqualified – which, in spite of the title, displays a veritable surfeit of skill at playing uptempo cinematic soul. Expect a driving beat