Vulfpeck Members Cover Stevie Wonder As The Fearless Flyers In New Music Video

first_imgBack in March, Vulf Records released a six-track EP under a new moniker The Fearless Flyers. The new band—comprised of Vulfpeck bassist Joe Dart, guitarist Cory Wong, drummer Nate Smith, and Snarky Puppy guitarist Mark Lettieri—have released four music video-supported tracks from the self-titled EP so far, with the rest of the tracks available for purchase/download here.In addition to the previously released “Aces of Aces”, “Under the Sea / Flyers Drive”, and “Barbara“, Vulf Records has shared the music video for their sped-up, jammed-out, funkified rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”, featuring guitarist Blake Mills and gospel performer Sandra Crouch.Watch “The Seal Team 6 of funk” take on “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” with special guests below:[Video: Vulf]The new-ish project—which is produced, composed, and mixed by the “Vulfmon” himself, Jack Stratton (bandleader/multi-instrumentalist of Vulfpeck)—is seemingly a “2.0” version of the original Vulfpeck lineup. Basically, any musical group under the Vulf Records establishment will resonate with fans of Vulfpeck, as the brain and tools behind the music will all come from the same place. The Vulf Compressor, indeed, continues its legacy.The full record is available on Bandcamp and features all sorts of musical nuggets. “Introducing the Fearless Flyers” showcases the tight musicianship between the four players, providing the style of playing that fans of Vulfpeck crave from the band’s earlier days. A secondary version of “Barbara” also appears on the record, featuring Sandra Crouch again on the tambourine, as a follow-up to Vulfpeck’s 2012 Vollmich version of the song. There’s also a “kids” version of The Little Mermaid‘s “Under The Sea”.The six-track presentation closes with “Bicentennial”, a clear continuation of the closing groove from Vulfpeck’s “Grandma” track from Mr. Finish Line. Vulfpeck’s soulful original version of the song features Antwaun Stanley on vocals, David T. Walker on guitar, and James Gadson on drums and closes with a 45-second groove that left fans wanting more in 2017. The Fearless Flyers’ “Bicentennial” is the extension of that groove and it features Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Elizabeth Lea on trombone and the voice of Jack Stratton as the “sibilant announcer.”You can own a copy of The Fearless Flyers today for $6, if you didn’t already reserve a copy of the vinyl, here.last_img read more

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Drugged Driver Injured Mom in Head-on Crash, Cops Say

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A man has been arrested for drugged driving in a head-on crash, injuring a woman who had an infant in her car in Shoreham on Tuesday morning, Suffolk County police said.Denis Karachopan was driving his BMW westbound on Route 25A when he crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit an eastbound Nissan shortly after 11 a.m., police said. Officers found the 24-year-old man to be under the influence of drugs, police said.The woman and her 3-week old baby were taken to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where the woman was treated for serious injuries. The baby was not injured.Karachopan was charged with driving while impaired by drugs, heroin possession and possession of a hyperdermic needle. He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.last_img read more

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Make a lasting impression with members

first_imgRecently, I found myself in the market for a new hairstylist. After doing some homework, I landed on a salon with a great location and enticing service options.Being brave, I said, “Any stylist. First available Saturday appointment, please.” They quickly booked my appointment. Super!Haircut day arrives and I eagerly enter the salon, ready to meet my new stylist. She was friendly, greeted me by name and, best of all, acknowledged that I was new.Everything was going great. With my haircut underway, another employee came over to my stylist and began to complain about her client who had just left. Suddenly, the experience turned sour.This experience left me with a negative impression of not only these two stylists, but the entire salon.As I sat there listening to her describe annoyances with her previous client, I felt more and more awkward. My stylist had several opportunities to “flip the switch” and stop the negative rant in its tracks by reminding her she was with a client, but she didn’t. continue reading » 10SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Govt vows to provide more support for intellectually disabled athletes

first_imgThe Youth and Sports Ministry has vowed to support preparations for the 2023 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will be held in Berlin, and the 2022 Asia Pacific Special Olympics Games in Jakarta.Special Olympics Indonesia (SOIna) is gearing up for the two games as Indonesia also prepares for other sporting events, like the U-22 World Cup and the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.“We must not forget the work of SOIna,” Youth and Sports Ministry secretary Gatot S Dewobroto said recently in a press statement sent to The Jakarta Post. The statement came following his meeting with the SOIna team led by Warsito Ellwein.Gatot added that the government also planned to introduce more of SOina’s work to the public so they would be more aware of its achievements.The government has also awarded an intellectually disabled athlete who secured 19 gold medals from the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Los Angeles, the United States, in 2015.Warsito appreciated the gesture, saying that more opportunities for disabled athletes would better enable them to adapt to society and also inspire others to welcome them as members of society.Topics :last_img read more

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KCCA FC unveils 11 new players

first_imgThe new KCCA FC players in a group photo at the StarTimes stadium in Lugogo. Courtesy photo.FOOTBALL–With the departure of several key players that helped them win the league and cup double for the first time in their history last season KCCA FC had to make re-enforcements and that is exactly what they have done.Although the players that have signed for KCCA FC are not big names Mike Mutebi the man responsible for last season’s triumph is confident the new recruits will help his team win a third successive league title.Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, Mutebi said: “Yes, the media will say the players I have signed are not big names but I can assure you, they will get the job done.”This off season, league top scorer Geoffrey Sserunkuma, Ivan Ntege, Brian Majjwega and influential midfielder Tom Matsiko have all left the Kasasiro Boys for greener pastures.“The biggest problem with Ugandan footballers is that they loose the hunger after winning a few trophies and it also happened to some of our senior players,” Mutebi said.“The new players I have brought on board are very hungry for success and I am confident they will replicate it on the field every chance they get,” he added.Asked about the void top scorer Sserunkuma’s exit has left, Mutebi said: “We have signed three FUFA Big League top scorers and I hope they can help curb the Geoffrey Sserunkuma void.”Veteran striker Sserunkuma scored 21 league goals last season but turned down a new contract offer from KCCA this off season to join Zambian Premier League team Buildcon FC.With only up to four days to the new season, the two time Uganda Premier League champions have signed 11 new players from the top three tiers of Ugandan football.Commentslast_img read more

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GENEVA Switzerland – Maîtres du Temps a new haut

first_imgGENEVA, Switzerland – Maîtres du Temps, a new haute horlogerie brand, announced that they have completed a successful ten-day tour around Asia, which is today one of the most important regions for luxury brands. The tour ran from June 10–20 and followed the global launch of Maîtres du Temps in April 2008 in Geneva, Switzerland.Steven Holtzman, founder of Maîtres du Temps, was accompanied on the Asia tour by legendary watchmaker Mr. Roger Dubuis, one of three master watchmakers behind the creation of Chapter One. The Asian series of presentations of Chapter One—the inaugural timepiece by Maîtres du Temps—began in Hong Kong and continued on to Taipei, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing.In each location, selected watch collectors, enthusiasts and members of the press were invited to an exclusive cocktail hour and dinner where they met with Mr. Dubuis and had an intimate opportunity to examine and discuss Chapter One.Chapter One is a combination of complications and is the result of a unique collaboration between master watchmakers Mr. Christophe Claret, Mr. Roger Dubuis and Mr. Peter Speake-Marin. Chapter One features a manual-wind mechanical movement, one-minute tourbillon, mono-pusher chronograph, retrograde date indicator, retrograde GMT indicator, day of the week indication on roller and a patented precise moon phase indication on roller.Chapter One’s tonneau-shaped case is available in a limited edition of 11 pieces each in red gold, white gold and titanium.The first models are expected to arrive in Hong Kong by September 2008 and will retail for approximately US$395,000—making it one of the world’s most expensive first timepieces from a new brand.last_img read more

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