Part of the mystique of The GROOVALOTTOS has been their ability to gain gigs and a following on pure buzz, with a couple of demos floating out in the Soundcloud and Youtube universe.
The advent of the beat machine and electronic with time correction and pitch correction making music 'perfect' or perfectly sterile to be more precise; the truly organic band recording has become an extinct element. Drummers and bass players, rhythm guitars and backing vocals have become sampled a looped elements; along with sequenced keyboard parts and 'auto-tuned' leads are the stuff records are made of.
The GROOVALOTTOS being a rather self-contained musical force, with singer, sonmgwriter and keyboardist, Mwalim DaPhunkeeProfessor being the seasoned producer of the crew, took on the ardous task of capturing the raw, organic, funky essence of one of Native America -if not America in general's- greatest bands. This is a story that takes us into some of the best recording studios in Southeastern, Massachusetts, with some of the best soul, funk, blues and jazz players in the country, with one of the greatest producers and musical minds in the business.
To be continued...
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