Bounce, Baby

Galactic again, this time backing their friend and yours, Big Freedia, the Queen Diva. But this is more than funk… this is New Orleans Bounce music.

Galactic is your favorite new band, you just don’t know it yet

I shall make my case in the coming weeks.

Galactic is an electric funk group out of New Orleans. I could begin almost anywhere, so I’ll just go with this: live in Japan in 2008, touring for From the Corner to the Block. They brought both Boots Riley and sissy bounce rapper Big Freedia with them, which seems to have greatly pleased the Japanese. This is “Hustle Up,” the official video for which features a breakdancing guy in a pteranodon suit.

(And nothing says Actionsuit! quite like a breakdancing guy in a pteranodon suit.)