Polyrhythmics - Yeti, Set, Go

Song of the Day
Hosted by Kevin Cole
Today's Song of the Day, as chosen by Kevin Cole, host of The Afternoon Show on KEXP, is “Yeti, Set, Go” by Polyrhythmics, a 2019 self-released single.
photo by kelly robbins
written by Janice Headley

Over the past decade, local band Polyrhythmics have kept Seattle dancing with their funky blend of jazz, R&B, psych, and Afrobeat. Their most recent full-length, 2017's Caldera, found the eight-piece band recording live in the studios.

"It's obviously more difficult technically and logistically to record an eight-piece band like this live all at once," saxophonist/flutist Art Brown said via a press release, "but we agreed that it was the only way to get the feel the way we wanted it. To really capture this music and that cohesive groove that's essential to what we do, we had to all be listening to each other and playing together at the same time."

Polyrhythmics keep the groove going on their latest single "Yeti, Set, Go," another high-energy slice of soul. The band will be playing their fourth annual Mardi Gras Party on Fat Tuesday, February 25th at Nectar Lounge in Seattle.

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