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Mingo Fishtrap / Press

"Sly and the Family Stone and the Neville Brothers in one."

"Mingo Fishtrap has plenty of fresh twists and takes that make their tunes, both on disc and live, much more rewarding than retro or throwback acts."

"Masters of music and entertainment, the music was tight, the tunes were big and moving. This is the kind of band that will swallow you with their talent. The music turns and twists, it curls up inside of you, this is a band you cannot ignore."

"...one of the hottest live bands in the country."

"If what James Brown supposedly said was true - "the one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing" - then Mingo Fishtrap has plenty of business to take care of in our nation's capital."

“Few musical acts walk the style tightrope of Austin’s Mingo Fishtrap, whose music has some Motown snap, crossed with wrenching soul, all delivered with a grit that would give sandpaper competition.”

"...tight 'n' punchy horns, deep rhythms, restless melodies, and emotive singing has garnered Mingo justified respect as a live powerhouse."

"Suddenly, I found myself listening to "Yesterday" even when it wasn't playing - its melodies making their way into my head's internal rotation... And yet with only a few spins, I'd been infected by Mingo Fishtrap."

"How about some horn-heavy, danceable soul-funk to liven up your weekend? This Austin-based eight-piece offers energy and musicianship that make it irresistible. Velvet-voiced Roger Blevins, Jr. carries the vocals, and Motown-smooth harmonies help fill out the sound..."