Bumpus

Bumpus

The members of Bumpus got together because they all, in one way or another, fell in love with Sly and the Family Stone’s sloppy and passionate album Fresh. The bass is fuzzy, the levels are all over the place, and you can hear Sly giving the engineer directions. The record captures the very essence of soul music, an undefined quality that everyone can recognize in a heartbeat. Much like Sly Stone fused the pop music of Jefferson Airplane with the heavy funk of James Brown, Bumpus incorporates propulsive rhythmic grooves with deeply layered, uncluttered... more