Bus Stop Stallions | Don't Block It

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Earth, Wind and Fire George Clinton Sly and the Family Stone

More Artists From
United States - Texas

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Funk Rock Urban/R&B: Psychedelic Soul Moods: Mood: Party Music
There are no items in your wishlist.

Don't Block It

by Bus Stop Stallions

A funk soul rock fusion complete with horns. A sound that has been described as the positive result of a street brawl between George Clinton & P-Funk, Sly and the Family Stone, with a few punches thrown in by the Godfather of Soul himself.
Genre: Rock: Funk Rock
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
available for download only
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. In the Sun
Share this song!
X
3:53 $0.99
2. Taxi Driver
Share this song!
X
4:12 $0.99
3. Make Me
Share this song!
X
4:54 $0.99
4. Never is Forever
Share this song!
X
4:45 $0.99
5. The Gift
Share this song!
X
4:40 $0.99
6. Without a Sound
Share this song!
X
5:00 $0.99
7. Baby I Want You
Share this song!
X
3:47 $0.99
8. It Ain't Easy
Share this song!
X
5:29 $0.99
9. Fall Down
Share this song!
X
5:45 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Thirty One Flavors and Then Some blog:

The Saxon Pub on south Lamar is a legendary Austin live music venue. Hosting such performers as Bob Schnieder, Sunny Sweeney and Monte Montgomery, the self proclaimed “best listening room in Austin” really proved it last night when at 12:35am the Bus Stop Stallions took hold of the tiny wood planked stage and refused to let it go until 2am.

An eight piece ensemble band described on their website as music “to put people’s heads in the clouds while their dancin’ feet stay on the ground” the Bus Stop Stallions are poised and ready to bring their new funk soul rock fusion to a much larger audience. Complete with horns, keyboards, and bass the band has a soulful funky sound that can easily be described as the positive result of a street brawl between George Clinton & P-Funk, Sly and the Family Stone with a few punches thrown in by the godfather of soul himself, Mr. James Brown. Last night they blasted the Saxon Pub with a solid wall of sound that made it impossible for the crowd to stay in their seats.

The non-verbal communication between bassist Bill Normandin and drummer known only as Rsi kept the undercurrent beat tight, freeing keyboardist Zack Knox and guitarist Jon Shea up to get a little funky crazy while still managing to tie the band’s sound up into a neat little package just begging to be ripped open and apart by Steve, Tom and Sara on the trumpet, trombone, and tenor Saxophone respectively. Adding a smokey, gravelly, bluesy baritone and lyrics that are at once filled with playfulness and want is Chris Vartessian rounding out the octet on vocals letting the crowd know that this band not only serious about its music but serious about its fun and revelry as well.

Even though they have only been performing together for little over two years, the Bus Stop Stallions have the tight cohesive sound and unabashed stage presence of a band that has bee doing this for decades. The band’s personality shines particularly bright when they are performing the bluesy “It Ain’t Easy” and the spaced out trippy psychedelic funk of “Itchy Scratchy Fever” . Giving plenty of room for each member to showcase their considerable talent in not to short and not to long solos.

If funk and soul have any hope of leaking back into the main stream of popular music the Bus Stop Stallions may just be its best shot. In the mean time this is a band that is ready to be seen and heard.


Reviews


to write a review