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Type of music generally:
Most recent release, DNR Demo (EP, as Ian Franklin & Infinite Frequency, 2014)
Steely Dan, Squeeze
Ian Franklin and band play smooth yet edgy music. (email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
Breaking Grounds is the first we've heard
2012—Petting Zoo Records—PZR-012012
Ian Franklin—vocals, guitar
Chris Pappada—guitar, backing vocals
Ben Bernstein and Ian Franklin
Ian Franklin and his superb band have a jazz-influenced modern pop that's very appealing on this album. "Better Days" is a cool, accomplished song with a reggae flavor. The title song is a funky excursion that works really well. Franklin's voice really shines here. "Lucky star" is another fine song, the band managing a tight groove to underpin Franklin's smooth vocals. It's an entirely engaging album. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.
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