Kalu and the Electric Joint blend the powers of psychedelic soul music with the driving beat of rock and roll and the ancient rhythms of Africa. Born in Nigeria, Kalu relocated to Austin, Texas, where he put together a stellar ensemble of players who graciously fuel and follow his deep well of eclectic influences. The groupâ€™s new record, Time Undone is a sonic masterpiece of original tunes with a positive message and soul-stirring beats. The arrangements are masterfully crafted allowing the songs to breathe and flow.Â From the firstÂ note, these musicians show that theyâ€™re prepared to carry modern music forward while still paying tribute to the inspirations of their past. Their music invokes a wide range of emotions while influencing with an uplifting message through masterful playing. Opening for acts likeÂ George Clinton & The Parliament Funkadelic,Â Vieux Farka Toure,Â Allen Stone,Â Keller WilliamsÂ amongst many others, this band comes to play and when they do,Â the dance floor never stays empty.
NanÃ© is a band from Austin that combinesÂ indie/rock and soul.