Max & The Seventh Sound is a disco-funk band based in Venice, Italy. The band formed in 2009 and quickly became a staple in Northern Italy’s music scene. In 2017 and 2018, the band played in St. Mark’s Square during the Venice Carnival performing in front of 20,000 people for each consecutive year. In 2018, Max & The Seventh Sound released their album, The Good, The Bad & The Funk that includes nine original songs.
The band decidedly brings back the disco era with a boisterous sound filled with pizzazz. Delving into a disco sound layered in funk undertones, Max & The Seventh Sound covers retrograde territory of the ‘70s era while embellishing with modern vibes. The band wears their influences on their sleeves while also catering to their own unique sound.
The Good, The Bad & The Funk opens up with “Shake And Boogie,” which contains invigorating disco beats blended in with a funk twist. The vocals and music are loud and bombastic. Energized electronic beats pave this track. A scintillating vibe comes from the synths and electronic beats. Horns oscillate in and out of this song. An enthused tune will get listeners up and moving.
On “Funky Friday,” funky and wonky vibes come from the electronic beats. A real groovy sound is elicited. The horns add a fully charged vibe. This is a real dance worthy track. The beat is energized relinquishing an amped pulse. Filled with silken vocals, the music is altogether very smooth and suave.
On “In the City,” a funky and wonky feel comes from the synths. Fully charged electronic beats paves the start of this song. Enthused and fevered energy come from the vocals. With vibrant and bright undertones, an amped rap style is spewed with finesse and gusto.
Toward “Higher Tonight,” funky undertones make this track a groovy piece. The vocals are gritty and gnarly. A real dance worthy vibe could be felt from the synths and electronic beats. The invigorating sultry sound on the electronic beats is an adrenaline rush.
Paved with disco-era beats undulating with a funky groove, the synths provide for an invigorating scope. The energetic electronic beats cover vast electric territory. With a sound that fans of disco and funk can appreciate, The Good, The Bad & The Funk alternates between disco to funk and everything in between. The album encapsulates the ‘70s era without alienating contemporary followers. Magnifying a fun-loving dance vibe, these retro-inspired tunes will have you boogieing in no time. Many a disco anthem blazes through this combustible album filled with raucous spirits and a ridiculously bombastic vibe. Meant to be played loud, these lively tunes will have you seeing disco in a whole new light.
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