The Putbacks are making some of the nastiest tunes in Melbourne right now–60s and 70s-inspired funk and soul made for losing yourself to the groove. The five-piece instrumental rhythm section previously worked with vocalists like Emma Donovan (on her 2014 LP Dawn) and Hiatus Kayote‘s Nai Palm (on the 2014 cover of Ben E. King‘s “Spanish Harlem”), but their forthcoming self-titled solo LP is on some whole other shit.
The Putbacks’ official debut will feature guest appearances by R&B legend Bilal and renowned composer/arranger Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. The sixteen-track LP, which drops November 9 on HopeStreet Recordings, was produced by Hiatus Kaiyote’s Paul Bender (who worked on Jaala‘s LP debut).
We’re ecstatic to be able to premiere “Oranges” from the upcoming album. It’s a high energy funk cut propelled by heavy rhythms and dirty guitar licks. Listen below.