Hot Mustard – “Window Seat” Music Video

You like your instrumental funk to be smooth and soulful with a spicy kick? Try Hot Mustard’s “Window Seat,” from their upcoming debut album, Mother Sauce.

As you can hear in the brand new animated music video above (directed by Opus Thimble (AKA Jack Powell ), “Window Seat” is a mellow groove with a phat beat that just exudes with coolness.

With TV On The Radio’s Dave “Smoota” Smith on trombone and Antibalas’ Jordan Mclean writing and arranging horn parts for Brooklyn’s Big Brass Beats, there was no way that this record wasn’t going to be totally boss. Each song swivels somewhere between jazz fusion, classic funk and early hip-hop, with its evocative melodies, hyper-addictive rhythms and a production quality that floats somewhere between an early ’70s Stax record and a ’90s Pete Rock job.

You can pre-order your copy of Mother Sauce ahead of its September 3rd release here, and in the meantime, get yourself more acquainted with their sound and give the charmingly surreal cut-out styled animated video for “Window Seat” several more viewings.


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Published by Record Crates United

Keith Hadad, the creator and manager of RCU, has been a contributing writer to Elmore Magazine and and maintains a regular column, “Keith Hadad’s Choice,” in Blicker magazine. His writing has also appeared in the Smithsonian Folkways' Guest Blog and the Optical Sounds Fanzine. Also, please check out the blog's super-active Instagram account, @recordcratesunited for daily blurb-styled music reviews.

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