Having recently unleashed their outstanding sophomore long-player Break the Wall via BBE Music, MF Robots, are due to appear for their rescheduled date at the Concorde Club in Eastleigh on Sunday 13 November.
With astonishing musicianship, pristine production and top-tier song writing, MF Robots, effortlessly dismantle the barriers between R&B, soul, funk, disco and jazz sounds.
Jan Kincaid and Dawn Joseph met as members of the Brand New Heavies, one of the UK’s most successful acid jazz bands, and one which influenced artists such as Mark Ronson, D’Angelo, Jamiroquai, Erykah Badu and The Roots.
Founding the Brand New Heavies was an important chapter for Jan, but once he began working with vocalist and song writing partner Dawn, the chemistry was instant and irresistible and soon MF Robots was born.
“When we made our first album, we didn’t have a band as such,” explains Jan. “We basically made a lot of the record at home and called on other musicians as and when we needed them.
“Our sound was developing organically and, when we finally released the record to great critical acclaim, it was time to get out on the road.
“We put together a band of like-minded young musicians, playing intimate gigs and big festivals all over Europe and beyond, growing tight as a unit, so that when it came time to think about making this, our second album, we knew we had an extra level of musicianship full of personality that could realise our vision.”
Jan continues: “As for the concept behind the project, the name of the band, Music for Robots (MF Robots) is an entirely tongue-in-cheek one.
“It’s a poke at the generic nature of a lot of present day pop music, of a certain factory song writing style and lack of real individuality and personality in manufactured music.”
Tickets for MF Robots (13 November) are on sale at www.theconcordeclub.com.
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