Genre bending Voodoo Dancer release ‘Forever Girl’ single

Voodoo Dancer – a group of musicians based in the bustling musical heart of New York – are a difficult band to pin down in terms of genre. iTunes has them down as jazz, their Facebook page calls them rock, and their press release describes them as pop and soul. On top of all that, their new single – a remix of their track ‘Forever Girl’ – is a straightforward dance track.

Perhaps this blend of genre and influences speaks to the musical melting pot on offer from the various members of the collective at hand, with each member of Voodoo Dancer bringing their own spin to the party. Or maybe it speaks to a band still trying to find themselves and unsure of how to classify their sound.

Either way, the new single, and the remix, are both good fun and well worth a listen. And perhaps the rockier, jazzier side will be more in focus with later releases.

Producer Francis Groove with ace new single out now

In the last decade or so, there have been a number of artists who have moved from producers and DJs showcasing the work of others to respected artists in their own right. The likes of Roger Sanchez and Calvin Harris have opened the doors for talented men and women who are able to offer a live feel to produced pop, and latest person to walk through that door is the excellent Francis Groove.

He’s already got a bit of traction in his home country of Belgium, and new single ‘Alright (Take My Hand)’ – which you can hear above – will hopefully get some attention on a wider scale.

‘Alright (Take My Hand)’: iTunes