Mingo Fishtrap

"...tight 'n' punchy horns, deep rhythms, restless melodies, and emotive singing has garnered Mingo justified respect as a live powerhouse." - David Lynch "Sly and the Family Stone and the Neville Brothers in one." - "Best Discovery: This one’s easy: Mingo Fishtrap won a lot of new fans on the Garden Stage on Saturday and reminded us all why Austin, Texas has such a great musical reputation." - Monterey Jazzfest 2012 - Final Thoughts "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." - "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." - Zoe Polluck " of the hottest live bands in the country." - "I had eargasm." - Peg Simmons "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." - Kristina Loye, Writer "Ever wonder what the love child of Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, and Billy Vera would sound like? [It would sound like] five-time South by Southwest / Austin Music Award winner Mingo Fishtrap: an octopus of tenacious funk." - "Oh yeah, these guys strike a funky groove right from jump street. This is the kind of music you want to listen to when you've been listening to too much dreary pose-rock. They make no bones about being in the business of getting you out of your seat and onto your feet. And if Mingo Fishtrap can't make you shake it, Jack, you dead." -