Federation of the Disco Pimp Uses:
“God bless Federation of the Disco Pimp!”
CRAIG CHARLES (Funk and Soul Show, BBC6 Music)
“The hottest Scottish funk since the Average White Band”
“This record is the illest!”
JOEL HAMILTON (Producer of Tom Waits, Gil Scott-Heron, Nina Simone)
Providing unstoppable grooves since 2010, award-winning* Federation of the Disco Pimp are Scotland’s premier exponent of modern funk. Combining elements of Old-School Funk, Disco, Psychedelic and Jazz, this 7-piece band of Scots is legendary for their endless energy and blistering live sets.
*2016 ‘Best Live Performance’ Sunday Herald Cultural Award
Championed by funk legend Craig Charles (BBC6), Stephen Duffy on The Jazz House BBC Radio Scotland and Jazz FM, FOTDP have gained a solid reputation in the UK funk scene resulting in further live performances supporting Craig Charles across the UK.
2014 saw FOTDP being resident house band on BBCOnes ‘Tonight at the Games’ for 10 nights during the Commonwealth games, featuring on BBCThree every night during the games to close their coverage, house band for a special on BBC2‘s ‘Newsnight‘ live from the Fringe ‘Referendum Special’ as well as live in-studio sessions on BBC6’s ‘Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show’ & BBCRadio Scotland‘s ‘Jazz House on Radio Scotland’ to name a few highlights.
The new record ‘Inamorata‘ was recorded and produced at Studio G 5000, Brooklyn NY by Joel Hamilton (Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Justin Timberlake) with special guest artists Eric Krasno (Soulive/Lettuce), Aaron Livingston (Sonlittle), Dave Guy (The Roots/Daptones), Sasha Dobson (Nora Jones / Puss n Boots) and more.