Monotronic with Solar Circuit and Funkadelic Astronaut
Founded in 2016 by guitarist/anthropologist Ramsey Elkholy, Monotronic is a collection of NY-based musicians that blend a wide array of genres and styles to produce a unique sound of their own that defies genre. Their music can be described as a mix of acid-jazz and jamtronica, with strong psychedelic and world music influences. Monotronic has been featured in several music publications, and has performed throughout the country at many prestigious venues and festivals.
Philadelphia based jamtronic trance fusion quartet, Solar Circuit, provides an interstellar live experience colliding genres from electronic to funk to rock to trance and beyond. This Philly based crew continues to push boundaries and to create musical intricacies with each live set, providing an energetic and mind-bending experience for the audience.
'One Around The Sun', the groups debut full length studio album, was released August 21st, in alignment with the solar eclipse phenomenon, and invites you to step inside the Solar Circuit and explore the funktastic wormholes that await...
"Even with influences like The Disco Biscuits, STS9, Lotus, and Phish, Solar Circuit maintains a unique style and sound in their live performances and in their recent studio work while mixing in the dance/trance element and sometimes even reggae and ska." -215music
Funkadelic Astronaut is a New Jersey based Funktronica group. Currently the band consists of Keyboardist Ryan Gavin, Drummer Kevin O’Neill, and Bassist Sam Luba. The group remains committed to their ongoing mission of bringing their “A-game” to their true passion: moving people with their music.