Moonstarr teams up with Montreal's funkiest musician Tony Ezzy on PTRs first 7inch 45 rpm, that is guaranteed to heat up any dance floor. The songs pay homage to great Brazilian organists like Walter Wanderley and Ed Lincon. Featuring dirty drum breaks and samples played by Moonstarr and jazzy Farfisa Organ work by Tony Ezzy.
About Tony Ezzy:
Tony Ezzy is a unique and vibrant force on the Montreal music scene. His musical influences range from Prince, Raymond Scott, Roland Kirk, and Sun Ra. Tony Ezzyʼs live show is truly a sight to behold. He takes the crowd to funk school with his raw, synth heavy sound. Ezzyʼs stage banter is reminiscent of the great Lord Buckley. In addition to his smoking live show, he has recorded an impressive five albums, with numerous side projects and B-sides. His musical expertise has also made him a sought after session player. Tony Ezzy has shared the stage with such artists as Blowfly, Kid Koala, MC Paul Barman, Stinkmitt, and Sixtoo, to name a few.
Moonstarr's sound has continuously evolved with releases on such noteworthy labels as Sonar Kollektiv, Guidance, Twisted Funk, Planet E, Ninja Tune, MPS, Compost, Do Right! and on his own imprint Public Transit Recordings. He has collaborated on musical projects with indie soul, electronic, and jazz heavyweights such as Jazzanova, Recloose, 4hero, Ennio Morricone, Abacus, LAL, and Ivana Santilli. In the process, Moonstarr has gained worldwide acclaim for his music from veteran DJs such as Gilles Peterson, Rainer Truby, Laurent Garnier, Marc Mac, Derrick May, and DJ Spinna and from various publications like Straight No Chaser, XLR8R, Montreal Gazette and Exclaim, and has scored for the cult hit film Next: A Primer On Urban Painting.
Some Feedback on the Farfisa 45:
“Dope Stuff”, DJ Morpheus
“Nice Funky Vibes” DJ Makossa
“Brilliant Release ..” Dom Servini (Wah Wah 45s)
“Absolutely Love it!!” Laurent Garnier
“Baaad” Michael Stukes (Mystic Vibes Radio, NYC)
*** Available the week of Nov 23, 2009***
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|Title:||Farfisa 45 (feat. Tony Ezzy)|
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