Ikebe Shakedown New Album, NYC Release Party + Contest

 

Brooklyn-based Ikebe Shakedown releases their self-titled album today. The rich sound of this seven-piece band borrows elements from “cinematic soul, afro-funk, deep disco, and boogaloo.” The album is their first on the esteemed record label Ubiquity, and represents an important part in their journey as a group: “Our sound has grown to incorporate our influences without overtly representing any one in particular. It just sounds like us,” says bassist Vince Chiarito.

Enter Giant Step’s contest for a chance to win the album on CD or LP vinyl plus a t-shirt, and check out Ikebe (pronounced “ee-KAY-bay”) at Southpaw in Brooklyn this Thursday, June 9th for the record release party.

Stream & Purchase Ikebe Shakedown from:
Amazon | Ubiquity Records (15% off with promo code)

more tour dates + nyc flyer after the jump

Label Love Vol 2: Free Album from Plug Research, Tru Thoughts, Ubiquity & More

Label Love is an eclectic yet unified bundle of unique sounds compiled simply for the love of sharing them with the universe – each track plucked and presented by label heads from Melting Pot, Ninja Tune, One-Handed, Plug Research, Tru Thoughts and Ubiquity. These labels have earned reputations that are basically untouchable in their respective indie music worlds. After all the consistently great music they’ve released, we can just trust them to give us something good:

Tracklist after the jump.

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