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Snarky Puppy tour dates !

Last U.S. tour dates of the year, and for the first time in Minneapolis!

Grab your tickets here !

"Thrēq" album release day!

All-star band Forq releases their third album - Thrēq, today on 180g vinyl and digital with a full video of the sessions! This instrumental quartet has an aggressive sound and a penchant for sonic exploration. On Thrēq, they continues to  push further down the sonic rabbit hole with the stunning new material on Thrēq. On this record, the group sound draws from various musical paths of its members, whether it’s Jason’s swampy grooves and shuffles, Chris’ singular sonic approach to guitar, Henry’s zeal for unique keyboard sounds and twisted ear candy, or Michael’s driving world-influenced grooves. 

Order "Thrēq" here:

Physical/Digital: https://store.groundupmusic.net/collections/forq

Forq Releases Second Single, "Cowabunghole"

Forq just released the second single from their forthcoming record, "Thrēq."

"Cowabunghole," written by Chris McQueen and titled by Becca Stevens, is a surfy jam that brings to mind early 60s surf rock with a modern spin. Perfect for Summer listening!

Watch "Cowabunghole" here!

Pre-Order "Thrēq" here:

Physical: https://store.groundupmusic.net/collections/forq
Digital (receive download of "Cowabunghole" instantly): http://radi.al/ForqThreqItunes

Banda Magda's "Tam Tam" Premieres on JAZZIZ

Banda Magda is back with the second single from their forthcoming album, "Tigre." 

On "Tam Tam," the group creates a rich and dense sound through utilization of various orchestral and worldly instruments such as a harp, violins, and accordion, in addition to the standard western instrumentation of drums, bass, and guitar.

This upbeat track is sure to bring a smile to your face and lighten up your day!

Listen to "Tam Tam" here!

This Week in GroundUP's World - 07/17/17

Keep up to date with what's happening with our artists through this new weekly video series!

See what's happening this week!

In 2016, musicians from around the world competed in a contest to create an original piece using samples from Tarova, off of Culcha Vulcha, with top prizes of $500 and more. Check out the best of the best below.

Grand Prize



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1st Runner-Up

Tarova (Quick Remix)

by 0db

From Marseille, France | Visit Profile
2nd Runner-Up

Tarova (Karol Obara Version)

by 24dBFS

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