Tag: Tijuana Cartel
“I’m not some 20-something-year-old Taylor Swift or Beyonce, imitating a sound. I’m not doing a version of soul music, because I am soul.” Sharon Lafaye Jones has undeniable style and swagger, and is completely unafraid to call out today’s trending stars for their temporality. The frontwoman of Brooklyn’s Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings has seen a lot of styles come and go, and she’s understandably annoyed when critics focus on the ‘revival’ tag that people attach to the funk and soul group.
Posted: December 11th, 2012 under Brag 492, Music, Music - Interview, New.
Tags: Benjamin Cooper, Clairy Browne, Electric Empire, John Butler Trio, Kaki King, Peats Ridge Festival, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Sharon Lafaye Jones, Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, The Bangin’ Rackettes, The Black Seeds, The Dap-Kings, Tijuana Cartel, Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Playing for free to a grinning mass of naked hippies in the middle of the Nevada desert is not everyone’s cup of tea. For Paul George, guitarist and frontman of Gold Coast troubadours Tijuana Cartel, it’s a dream come true. “Burning Man festival has been on my bucket list for some time,” he says. “I’ve only ever seen footage and heard people who’ve been there before talk about it, but apparently it’s a hell of a time. It also seems like an entirely fitting way to cap off a massive spell of touring.”
Indie Album Of The Week:Tijuana Cartel M1 MGM **** As it turns out, world music is not just for people who wear Birkenstock sandals to formal weddings. Tijuana Cartel’s second album, M1, is living proof. All that globe-trotting has clearly inspired the Gold Coast foursome, and with M1 they have delivered a highly polished world [...]