The Monophonics’ set with French rapper Ben l’Oncle Soul at the 2015 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival was unforgettable. The California-based five-piece band laid down a funky, soul-infused backbeat to tight rhymes provided by the Parisian rapper. It was unlike anything I’d ever seen live and I was instantly hooked on Monophonics.
Having seen three of the band’s shows since, I’ve concluded that Monophonics is one of the tightest, funkiest bands on the scene. I plan to put another notch on my Monophonics musical belt when the band takes the stage Saturday at the Sheridan Opera House. [Read More]