Water Seed

Sat, Aug 24

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Water Seed is an American funk band based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded by drummer, composer, vocalist Lou Hill, the band has since established themselves as one of the most dynamic and innovative acts in the contemporary funk scene. Water Seed's music is a fusion of funk, rock, hip hop and jazz, which they have coined as ‘Future Funk’ Their sound is characterized by tight, intricate grooves, soaring melodies, and powerful vocals, all driven by a relentless energy that never fails to get audiences up and dancing. Winners of 2023 Big Easy Awards in the category of Best Funk Band, Water Seed has released several acclaimed albums, including "Wonder Love 1" (2013), "We Are Stars" in 2016(Billboard Chart 26), and "Say Yeah!! Live at the Blue Nile" in 2018 (debuting on 4 Billboard Charts including the R&B Album Chart at 16). They have also collaborated and performed with a wide range of artists, including rapper Pell, singers Lalah Hathaway, Avery Sunshine, and jazz-funk legends of The Headhunters and the JB’s. Water Seed released their first comic book, Sounds of the Wasteland in 2022, which was met with rave reviews. The band released the soundtrack, Sounds of the Wasteland Vol. 1(2023) featuring standout hits, Winners featuring Pell and Face in the Crowd. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Water Seed has continued to push the boundaries of funk music, releasing new singles and videos and keeping their fans engaged through virtual concerts and other online events. With their infectious grooves and positive spirit, Water Seed is sure to continue making waves in the world of funk and beyond for many years to come.