Deltaphonic is a group originating from New Orleans with a deliciously gritty sound that truly exists in a realm of its own. Tearing through hill country blues influenced rock n’ roll, soul, and “swampedelic funk”, Deltaphonic infuses every note with their funky swagger and is visionary originality.
Deltaphonic’s third album, The Funk, the Soul & the Holy Groove, blends New Orleans funk, soul, and hill country blues-influenced rock n’ roll into a deliciously gritty sound that exists in a realm of its own. The album’s ten original songs tell stories of struggle and redemption in the voice of someone who has learned hard lessons and survived to laugh about it.
In fact, Deltaphonic is no stranger to hard times. They’re the kind of band that lives the songs they sing, often undergoing whatever bizarre or frightening experiences are necessary to progress down their own road. The resulting memories, coupled with songwriter Andrew T. Weekes’ obsessive dedication to capturing the hilarity and essence of life without contrived excess, make the songs on this album a force to be reckoned with.
The Funk, the Soul & the Holy Groove is also the first fully-fledged realization of Deltaphonic’s musical potential, showcasing the band’s new lineup as a versatile trio with a heavy groove. In addition to core members Andrew T. Weekes on hybrid guitar and vocals, Paul Provosty (formerly of Earphunk) on lead guitar, and alternating drummers/vocalists Trenton O’Neal and Ciaran Brennan, the album also features members of some of the most notable acts in the New Orleans scene today, including backup singer Josh Kagler (The Revivalists), bassist Jerry “Jblakk” Henderson (Big Sam’s Funky Nation), and keys player Andriu Yanovski (Boogie Trio, Cha Wa).
The Funk, the Soul & the Holy Groove is 6 tracks of musical mayhem, with a vibe that moves you. Their first release of the album Liars set the stage for their fanbase to launch, following up with their new video Starlit, which again captures their talent and sense of humor, an animated video that grooves with the tune. The remaining four tracks are just as vibrant and deliciously funky.
Deltaphonic is making their way to the big time in the best way possible, visit their online presence to learn more and get down get down to.
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