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Austin band brings the funk on new album

Album artwork for the latest T Bird and The Breaks release "Harmonizm"
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Album artwork for the latest T Bird and The Breaks release "Harmonizm"

Since Moving to Austin in 2007, Massachusetts native Tim Crane constructed the outstanding ensemble T Bird and The Breaks, whose sound encompasses hip-hop, rock, soul, and plenty of funk.

Their brand new "Harmonizm" release encompasses all the elements the band reveres: funky bass lines, a blasting horn section, and sultry female backup singers. Tim Crane checked in from Austin recently for a chat with Notably Texan.

The debut video from the new record was "Justine"

http://youtu.be/8Rz7W3lKrv0

The latest music video for "Harmonizm," shot on location in Austin at The High Ball.

http://youtu.be/58nhhKImpAo

For more about T Bird and The Breaks, including a stream of the entire new record, check out their website.

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Born in Dallas, Texas, Matt moved to the Sulphur Springs area in 1990 and settled in Commerce shortly thereafter. Having dreamed of working in radio since childhood, he began working at KETR while taking Radio-Television courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1993. Matt has transitioned from a part-time worker and pupil of KETR, to the station’s Chief Announcer/Producer and supervisor of student broadcasters. A familiar voice of 88-9 KETR, Matt has hosted such shows as The Late Nite Lion, and can currently be heard as host of Notably Texan.
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