Maktub

Maktub

As the hottest band to break out of Seattle in more than a decade, Maktub walks a high road of expectations. To come out on top in that market, to be voted Best Band in the Seattle Weekly over hometown heavies like Pearl Jam, to more than hold their own while opening for headliners like the Dave Matthews Band Earth, Wind & Fire and Coldplay, Maktub has to be that good.

More than that: They've got to be different even as they draw from artists like Prince, Led Zeppelin, and Sly Stone -- those who also channeled multiple influences into a sound... more