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Brought to you by FUNKNSTUFF.NET and hosted by Scott “DR GX” Goldfine — musicologist and author of “Everything Is on THE ONE: The First Guide of Funk” ― “TRUTH IN RHYTHM” is the interview show that gets DEEP into the pocket with contemporary music’s foremost masters of the groove. Become a TRUTH IN RHYTHM Member at https://www.patreon/truthinrhythm.
Featured in TIR Episode 184 (2 parts): Robert Mercurio, co-founding bass player of the glorious New Orleans-based funk-jazz jam band, Galactic! Founded in 1994 and with influences such as the Meters and the JB’s, Galactic has released 10 studio albums and established itself as one of this millennium’s most assured funk-oriented acts.
In addition to being a crackerjack ensemble on stage, the group has continued to push the creative envelope by incorporating traditional as well as progressive electronic and rap elements into its musical gumbo. In 2018, the enterprising band took ownership of the legendary New Orleans venue Tipitina’s. Retrace the group’s entire history in this comprehensive episode.
RECORDED JANUARY 2021
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