Ikebe Shakedown – The Beast b/w Road Song

Ikebe Shakedown are back with a brand new bag of hard-hitting tunes recorded at Dunham Studios. This limited single is a precursor to their much anticipated sophomore full-length album due out this summer.

“The Beast” finds the band in fine form, with their signature multi-layered horns featured front and center on top of an underlying slow-burning groove. “Road Song” is a slight departure from their sound with a haunting piano melody in place of the horns, floating over a sinister bassline driven by tight drumming throughout. This version of the song is exclusive to this 7-inch single.

Ikebe Shakedown – “The Beast” b/w “Road Song” 7″; Ubiquity, 2013

Ikebe Shakedown - The Beast bw Road Song 7-Inch

In case you’ve been sleeping on some of the illest vibes around, you can check their debut EP and LP below. Hella nasty! Can’t wait to hear how great the next batch of tunes are going to sound!

Ikebe Shakedown – Hard Steppin’ EP; Colemine, 2009

Ikebe Shakedown - Hard Steppin EP

Ikebe Shakedown – Ikebe Shakedown; Ubiquity, 2011


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