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Slow Cooked Offers Alt-Soul At A Simmer

Slow Cooked Offers Alt-Soul At A Simmer

 New Orleans is only about an 8 hour drive from Austin, but its cultural influence seems to wash up on our shores regularly. Slow Cooked is gets its name and derives its influence from the 'slow cooked' gumbo of Louisiana of which its methodology can also be applied to soul music.  Multiple ingredients and distinct soulful sounds swirl around band leader, Alex Hartley, who orchestrates the sextet with the patience and experience of a tenured soul man. Vocalist, Ida Khojandpour, brings Slow Cooked tracks to life through her versatile singing prowess.  Slow Cooked claims a variety of influences which evidences their trajectory towards alt-soul.  Listed influences include Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Vulfpeck, Thelonious Monk, Tom Waits, Radiohead, Bruno Mars, Charles Mingus, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, and Radiohead. Indulge your senses by catching the newly formed Slow Cooked, as they begin to raise the heat in Austin.


Published: April 11, 2018 |

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