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Ikebe Shakedown Debut Now Available Digitally + Tour Dates


Ikebe Shakedown, the self-titled album from the Brooklyn-based band, plays with elements of cinematic soul, afro-funk, deep disco, and boogaloo in all the right ways.  After spending a few years together the group, named after a favorite Nigerian boogie record (and pronounced “ee-KAY-bay,”) delivers a driving set of tunes featuring a mighty horn section anchored by tight, deep-pocketed grooves. Their self-titled debut is now available digitally in their web store and other digital outlets. Digital and CD versions include 4 bonus tracks!  Also, check out Ikebe Shakedown's tour schedule after the jump.

Ubiquity Records - Web Store / iTunes / Amazon

CD and vinyl will be available June 21, 2011

Pre-Order available here.

Tour Dates

June 9 - Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY

June 10 - The Camel, Richmond, VA

June 11 - Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington, DC

July 1 - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

July 2 - Keegan Ales, Kingston, NY

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