FMN’s Exclusive Interviews! Brides of Funkenstein, Fishbone, Galactic, Full Force


Listen to the fantastic autobiographical journeys and exclusive insights of

Dawn Silva and The Brides of Funkenstein!!

Dawn speaks of her days growing up in Sacramento, 8-hour long daily practices with Sly Stone which led to groundbreaking gigs with Doctor John, Frank Zappa, Roy Ayers, BB King, Crystal Waters, and more, then a period of studio work in the early 90’s with Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Coolio, Del the Funky Homosapien, effectively having a strong hand in crafting the sound of the west coast g-funk genre. Dawn released a solo album independently in 2001 to great overseas success bringing her an invitation to headline Holland’s Northeast Jazz Festival, also opening for Tower Power, and being encouraged to start The Brides project back together. Dawn took the advice, and is now recording an album with several original members of P-Funk.

Also: An interview with Fishbone’s bassist Norwood Fisher as he kicked off his tour a few months ago, recording his albums, and his new film release Everyday Sunshine which is winning critical success. Norwood is on January’s cover of Bass Guitar Player Magazine.

BowLegged Lou speaks of his early days with Full Force which led to he and his brother continuing on to write and produce for top acts of today, including Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Black Eyed Peas, and even having the privilege of working with Selena before she passed away.

Galactic’s bassist Rob Mercurio shed details on the upcoming album from the New Orleans band, with details no one else knows! 

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