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Wow. I lasted 5:49.

Among the things I hated: The crowd cheering throughout the song intro.

The intros.

The percussionist's hat. Underarmour? The worst.

The drummer mugging for the camera.

The fact that when the song finally started, it sounded like the theme for a late '70s family centered sitcom.

I'm pretty sure the entire audience drives Volvos.
 

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When your Rockin' the Garden full house you ain't doing to bad at all.
Dig the vpeck (of course so much more when Nate is on drums)

Did I mention funky?!
 

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Wow. I lasted 5:49.

Among the things I hated: The crowd cheering throughout the song intro.

The intros.

The percussionist's hat. Underarmour? The worst.

The drummer mugging for the camera.

The fact that when the song finally started, it sounded like the theme for a late '70s family centered sitcom.

I'm pretty sure the entire audience drives Volvos.
Can't enjoy an amazing hour of fun, excellently played music because of an inability to cope with some good natured self-aware irony on the part of the players. Your loss, bubba.
 

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To be fair, I prefer the Fearless Flyers offshoot, especially when they have guests.
Elizabeth Lea is one of my favorite trombonists at this point:
 

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I dunno, they are obviously great musicians but I'm pretty sure you could a group of nerdy, hipster, Berkeley Music grads together and get this same thing. Seems like soul-less funk.
They're from Michigan and 70s R&B/Funk is their passion. They're the real thing and this is what they do. It's very funky to my ear. To each his own I guess.
 

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Wow. I lasted 5:49.

Among the things I hated: The crowd cheering throughout the song intro.

The intros.

The percussionist's hat. Underarmour? The worst.

The drummer mugging for the camera.

The fact that when the song finally started, it sounded like the theme for a late '70s family centered sitcom.

I'm pretty sure the entire audience drives Volvos.
Cruel to be Kind
Its a very good sign

Me?
I like everything I have heard from these guys
 
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Wow. I lasted 5:49.

Among the things I hated: The crowd cheering throughout the song intro.

The intros.

The percussionist's hat. Underarmour? The worst.

The drummer mugging for the camera.

The fact that when the song finally started, it sounded like the theme for a late '70s family centered sitcom.

I'm pretty sure the entire audience drives Volvos.


I'd like to see a vid of your Funk Band .

Oh wait, you've actually never studied the genre ,you just like to sound "blogger" cool .
 

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I'd like to see a vid of your Funk Band .

Oh wait, you've actually never studied the genre ,you just like to sound "blogger" cool .
I have to study to enjoy this? And the fans call it funk?

Thanks, there's plenty of music I can enjoy without joining your tutorial group, as fun as that sounds!
 

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I'd heard some online hoopla about them, so I viewed most of the footage.

Their set was like a mashup of Napoleon Dynamite & Up With People, to me.

Obviously they're schooled musicians and competent multi instrumentalists but the concert itself left me more perplexed than impressed. Bringing a member's mom out to instruct the audience in meditation? Yeahright, a good time-killer.

But there IS this: "In September 2019 the band headlined a sold-out concert at madison square garden, one of the first to do so without a manager or record label"

See, this shocks me. Even at the (actual) 3/4 capacity that was quite a feat to pull off!

Everything in the music business is transforming now, especially with the new model of indie youtube artists, so anything is possible I suppose, and good for them!


Indie darlings now - but lasting songs and a career of longevity? I have my doubts.
 
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I have to study to enjoy this? And the fans call it funk?

Thanks, there's plenty of music I can enjoy without joining your tutorial group, as fun as that sounds!
No you don't have to study anything to enjoy it , however I do think one should have a good knowledge
of a subject before throwing such strong opinions such as yours around .

It gives your opinion "weight" ...Otherwise meh.........
 

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I enjoy the energy and self-depracating mugging they bring to the stage.Cory Wong is a whirlwind, and Vulfpeck a gathering of like minded individuals. I daresay, musicianship-wise, they would smoke most anyone of us on here. Like 'em or leave 'em... Gigging at MSG with no label or managerial backing, other than their own driving force, is an accomplishment.

YMMV
 
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Love VP!

As mentioned, Corey Wong is a killer, but it’s Joe Dart’s band from my POV - he is a wonderful bassist!

Great show, great energy and great sense of humor. Check out some of their YouTube videos with Bernard and James Gadson.

I have nothing but respect for what they’ve accomplished.
 

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Welp. They are very serious about not taking themselves seriously.

Over the last month I've been checking them out and the FF side project. Not always my cup of tea, but they are always having fun, and I can't say that my time watching them on YT has been wasted. I've often laughed and enjoyed it, so they are successful at that. There is a bit of the NRBQ vibe for me, albeit a differenct genre. I don't think they are claiming to be anything other than what they are, are they?
Good for the Peck!
 


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