Quantic Soul Orchestra Stampede
- Words: Mike Battaglia
- Label: Tru Thoughts
Downtempo prodigy Will Holland (a.k.a. Quantic) broadens his previous output's scope with this vibrant album of raw, blistering funk, jazz and soul featuring Holland and friends as an all-live groove machine. Bad-ass jams like "South Coastin'" (which combines a bass-heavy backbeat with bubbling flute licks) or opening salvo "Stampede" (which kicks off the album with a furiously-paced guitar, horn and breakbeat workout) transcend the funk template with expressive soloing that lends a psychedelic edge to its heavy, earthy grooves. The showstopper: a smoking cover of 4 Hero's anthem "Hold It Down" that'll have you shakin' yo' thang 'til last call.
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