Though identified for his or her unique funk and R&B stylings, The Main Squeeze have additionally delighted followers for years with a wide range of alternative covers. The genre-hopping act added to that assortment on Tuesday with a canopy of the James Brown basic “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine”.
This video comes because the band’s newest cowl following the Yuletide tackle “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” from The Nutcracker. Other current homages have included Stevie Wonder, Rage Against The Machine, Derek and the Dominos, and even a complete Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon livestream.
The Main Squeeze’s cowl of “Sex Machine” finds the band joined by Julian Dessler (John Fogerty) on trumpet and Alex Wasily (Isley Brothers/Dumpstaphunk/Tower of Power) on trombone to get that full-fledged funk impact. In true James Brown type, frontman Corey Frye goes all in with the long-lasting singer’s opening monologue, asking his backing band, “can I rely it off?”
From there, the prolonged lineup enters right into a sprawling tackle the R&B basic because the lead runs the gamut of the room. From instrument to instrument, everybody will get their fingers on this one because the band carries the groove previous the 15-minute mark. Through the entire instrumental improvisational passages, The Main Squeeze at all times discover their method again to the music’s earworm theme earlier than bringing the observe to a detailed.
Watch The Main Squeeze cowl James Brown’s basic “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine” and take a look at the band’s Squeeze House artist web page on Spotify for extra funky covers.
The Main Squeeze – “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine” (James Brown)