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NEWS! 'Mandy's Secret' gets a first glowing review by Chris Spector in the Midwest Records, US:

"BEAT FUNKTION/Mandy’s Secret:

Look, if AWB could prove a bunch of white Scots could be funky, why can’t we accord the same designation to these Swedes? Serving up their fourth set with all the style and grease mixed together than one disc can hold, the funk is flowing from the frozen north as the area’s great antidote to death metal. More than proving they have the right stuff and are here to stay, this funk express train is hurtling mightily thought the night with it’s load on board and intact. Killer stuff that gets and keeps the party going, we may never find out who this Mandy is and what her secret is, but we’ll keep peeking behind the curtain to find out. Well done throughout!"

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NEWS! 'Voodooland' gets a fine review in O's Place Jazz Magazine by D. Oscar Groomes:

"Beat Funktion - Voodooland 4/3
O's Notes: Beat Funktion is a contemporary jazz sextet that has a funky retro sound that cooks in 2014! Daniel Lantz composed and produced the album. He leads the band from behind the keys of a Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer and organ. The songs are all mid-tempo to upbeat with a groove that flows. You head will bob and feet stay patting as you bring the beats of the past into tomorrow."

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Full-page spread in French BSC News about Beat Funktion including interview of Daniel Lantz about the origins and concept of Beat Funktion. Photo: Palli Kristmundsson. Page 3 out of 3. ... See MoreSee Less

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Steve EgglestonThe French do know jazz.2 days ago   ·  3

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Full-page spread in French BSC News about Beat Funktion including interview of Daniel Lantz about the origins and concept of Beat Funktion. Photo: Raymond Leigh. Page 2 out of 3. ... See MoreSee Less

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NEWS! Oh yeah, baby! The third official video is now public: 'Kandahari Airport' from the upcoming album 'Mandy's Secret' to be released on September 29! Enjoy this groovy piece of MIddle Eastern psych-funk as our Swedish lads in Beat Funktion give a travelling Arab some nasty dreams! Please comment and share!

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"KANDAHARI AIRPORT" : Official Music Video Concept, direction and editing : DANIEL LANTZ Director of Photography : FOLKE LANTZ, LARS LINDGREN Sound recording...

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CONGRATULATIONS to all 15 winners of free "Mandy's Secret"-copies! The albums have been dispatched and should be in your mail box within a week or two. We look forward to your reactions! The happy winners are:

Björn Granqvist, Östersund, Sweden
Kjell Sandholm Bergholtz, Spånga, Sweden
Kasilo Choka, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Richard Fuchs, Stuttgart, Germany
Kevin M Briscoe, Randallstown, Maryland, United States
Peter Höglin, Uppsala, Sweden
Melinda Zaragoza Garcia, Watsonville, California, United States
Caroline Texhammar, Storvreta, Sweden
Ricardo Santana, Vallejo, California, United States
David Anthony Weeks, Kaneohi, Hawaii, United States
Anton Falk, Solna, Sweden
Helise Flickstein, Surprise, Arizona, United States
Johan Tengholm, Uppsala, Sweden
Mindy Thomas, Volcano, Hawaii, United States
Anna Hedenstedt ** we need your address, Anna **

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Mindy ThomasYayness! Thank you so much!!!!1 week ago   ·  1
Dan E. SmithUSA WATCH FOR THIS BAND now that is HIP Best toYa1 week ago   ·  1
Radovan HudecekSnyggt foto på Mandy....väcker nyfikenhet.....1 week ago   ·  1

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NEWS! Last year's album 'Moon Town', which owned the US charts for 15 weeks, gets a fresh review and earns 5 out of 5 by Emusic!

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NEW VIDEO! Check out "Kareem", some epic disco funk from the "Moon Town" album that owned the US radio charts last summer! Here is a live performance from Jazz Club Fasching which will be released on DVD in a month from now! Dig the great solos by funky cats Johan Oijen and Olle Thunstrom! And please share!!!!!

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"KAREEM" : Live At Fasching 2014 EXCERPT FROM CONCERT DVD "BEAT FUNKTION LIVE AT FASCHING" RELEASED ON DO MUSIC RECORDS 2014 Recorded live at Jazzclub Faschi...

Joy Mazumdar, Johan Tengholm and 22 others like this

Håkan EnglundRiktigt jävla bra.2 weeks ago   ·  4
Håkan EnglundHej, stämmer det att Jonas Isaksson ska vikariera 30) på hi-jazz.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Mindy ThomasNice groove! So nice!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Daniel LantzYes Håkan! Johan är i Japan och spelar då. Svårt att samla alla ibland!2 weeks ago

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SOON! Two brand new videos for two super-funky tracks from "Mandy's Secret" will soon be with you! "Kandahari Airport - Official Music Video" on Friday 12th of September, and "I Am The Summer - Official Music Video" on Friday 19th of September! Watch this space!

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Deborah Matthewsoh yeah2 weeks ago   ·  1
Mindy ThomasYeah! Cannot wait!2 weeks ago   ·  2

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