Brighton collective The Go! Team have always existed on their own terms. While proving something of a nightmare for those adept at subdividing and compartmentalising artists into different genres and so forth, The Go! Team's unique fusion of hip hop, funk, soul, noise pop and pretty much every other style you'd care to mention has set them apart from all of their peers. It probably says as much for their legacy that they're just as likely to be invited to play live with the likes of Kevin Shields and My Bloody Valentine (as happened in 2009) as they are to be asked as remixers and arrangers for a host of acts from Bloc Party to Hot Chip and beyond.
Continue reading: The Go Team, Rolling Blackouts Album Review
T.O.R.N.A.D.O. is the first single from The Go! Team's highly anticipated new album 'Rolling Blackouts' which is set for release in the UK on January 31st through Memphis Industries, in the States on February 1st 2011. Speaking about the first single band leader Ian Parton says: "Its our answer to "the taking of pelham 123" and probably our most direct song yet - an all-out 2 minute slammer."
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