Scotty Karate's singular fusion of honky-tonk twang and irreverent proto-punk attitude has contributed to his cult status in Michigan where the Dark Horse Brewery has a beer named after him. His new record shows off both sides of Scotty's sound, from distorted swagger to intimate sensitivity.
Darrin James is a Michigan based singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer known for his thought-provoking lyrics, his distinctive gravelly voice, and his soulful musicianship.
Disaster Relief gets down with an eclectic, horn-driven palette of funky influences from around the globe. From straight New Orleans funk to Afro-beat jams, Balkan surf-rock to open free jazz explorations that still have enough grit and groove to keep the dance party going.
Disaster Relief teams up with Detroit's "Queen of the Blues," Thornetta Davis, for two new songs that bridge the funk, blues, and soul together with a dose of social commentary for our crazy times.