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THE EMINENT STARS: Bumpin' OnRating: ★★★★★ Five years down the road from debut long player Sittin’ In and Holland’s The Eminent Stars are back with a second album Bumpin’ On that very much capitalises on the promise of both that first LP and funk burner single Bar Shift from 2017. And if you’re wondering ‘does that mean a set heavily

THE EMINENT STARS: Bar Shift (Vinyl 7″)(2017)

THE EMINENT STARS:  Bar Shift (Vinyl 7Rating: ★★★★★ The Eminent Stars’ Bar Shift vinyl 7″ is their first new material since 2014’s Sittin’ In With album and damn if it doesn’t top anything on that. Once again the band team up with the whiskey-voiced Bruce James who lays it down about – well – his bar shift and in doing so provides an anthem for skid row intoxicologists everywhere. Always the same faces in the main it

THE EMINENT STARS: Sittin In’ (2014)

Sittin In The Eminent StarsBavarian label Tramp Records should be well known to regular MB readers as super-crate-digging, keepers of the vintage rare soul and funk flame but occasionally they like to stick out something new. As long as it sounds like something old. Enter Dutch outfit The Eminent Stars with whom you are invited to be Sittin’ In for their thirteen track debut