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 Afroskull (1 Albums, 5 Tracks)

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LOCATION:New Orleans, LA New York, NY
MEMBERS:
  • Joe Scatassa - guitar, vocals
  • Matt Iselin - keyboards, vocals
  • Dan Asher - bass
  • Jon Stonbely - bass
  • Jason Isaac - drums
  • Seth Moutal - percussion
Afroskull is greasy persuasion and bad gris-gris. A New York City funk/rock collective by way of New Orleans, the ‘Skull is a sonic gumbo that is one part Funkadelic and one part Black Sabbath with generous helpings of Zappaesque runs and jazzoid horns.  The interplay of their heady musicianship and
fat bottomed grooves helps to keep les bon temps rouler all night long. Born of saintly happenstance and house party jam sessions in The Big Easy, Afroskull has been intent on setting about the musical canvas with broad strokes and a menacing palette for more then a decade. Indulging in the sweet cross pollination of musical genres, they have created a hybrid sound they can call their very own.  Taking their name from the perceived halo, that well worn LP fade, which framed the shrouded skull on the back cover of “Steppenwolf Live,” the band, in one word conceived a moniker that spoke to the heavy boogies they were cranking out on a regular basis.-Afroskull.com

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