Gaining a solid following over the last few years, Orlando based producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist Kaelin Ellis brings it up a notch with his new album release The Funk Will Prevail. The fourteen track album seamlessly blurs the lines between hip-hop, jazz, lo-fi, and electronica. Bringing in a host of collaborators, The Funk Will Prevail is a testament to Ellis’ work as a mega talented producer and musician.
The twenty three minute album truly encapsulates the meaning of funk. Deep atmospheric lo-fi beats are powerfully complemented by dexterous instrumentation. The Funk Will Prevail features a multitude of collaborations from the likes of Carrtoons, The Kount, and Rob Araujo.
Standout tracks include the sensational “Cats Groove” and “Get Right!” featuring emotive vocals from C.S. Armstrong. Each of the fourteen tracks has its own unique feel when woven together form a musical masterpiece. The Funk Will Prevail has a nostalgic laden yet completely fresh feel. Memorable and catchy, this album is definitely worth a listen.
Listen to The Funk Will Prevail below.