Gentleman Brawlers are a 6-piece band fronted by creative duo Matt Walsh and Becca Fox, psychedelic Afro-soul revivalists known for incorporating throwback electronica and acid rock into their funk-based compositions. ‘Brawlers put on a lively show with plenty of heat, cracking energy and a butt shake hump. While working on tracks for their next full-length LP, the ‘Brawlers have been honing their live show on college campuses and the festival circuit. Brooklyn Bowl (opened for Grammy Award-winning artists Fantastic Negrito and Los Amigos Invisibles), Princeton University’s Deck Terrace F. Club, Musicfest in Bethlehem, WNYC’s The Greene Space, The McKittrickleeph Hotel and featured performances. More), Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory, and a recent in-studio appearance at WBEZ Chicago.
Adventurous art-pop experimenters by trade, the band recently expanded their lineup and narrowed their focus to create a live music project devoted solely to one sonic movement hinted at in previous recordings Lagos-by-way-of-Brooklyn Afrobeat sound. Their single My Theory – and Gentleman Brawlers began performing in NYC jazz and world music clubs as the Afrobeat Project. Special thing is the band has received praise from the New York and London music press.
They were brought to the attention of the Internet when Veteran BBC music writer Tom Robinson tipped them as a band showing great promise, calling the ‘Brawlers is a virtuoso live band, grooving together like a beautifully engineered machine.” Formed in 2011, the group consists of Becca Fox (vocals/keys), “Chatty Matty” Walsh (vocals/guitar), Jeremy Warren (drums), Trevor Brown (bass), Oskar Stenmark (trumpet), and Xavier Del Castillo (saxophone). Their first single I Ain’t No Brian Wilson (I Was Made For These Times) appeared on the Occupy This Album, a musical tribute to the Occupy movement. The band dropped an EP, We Were Made For These Times, on the band’s own Brooklyn Fields imprint. Since then, the band has been an impressive presence on the touring and festival circuit. Now they are a famous band in USA and their fans always gather around with them.