Drawing inspiration from a wide array of styles including funk, jazz, fusion, rock, soul, R&B and debut gospel, the band released its self-titled album in 2013, a year in which they also went on to play the Telluride Jazz Festival. This success has allowed the band to perform at prominent venues including First Avenue (Minneapolis), The Dakota Jazz Club (Minneapolis), The Twin Cities Jazz Festival (’13, ’16) and Prince’s renowned “Paisley Park After Dark” series.
In 2014, New Sound Underground partnered with the legendary venue First Avenue in Minneapolis to start a new concert series called “Funk on First” and held well attended shows that included great local bands from the up-and-coming funk/fusion/jazz scene in the Twin Cities. New Sound Underground was voted “Best Jam Band of 2015” by the Twin Cities local paper City Pages. In March of 2016, the band partnered with Last Triumph’s annual Take Off Tour to SXSW in Austin, TX.
New Sound Underground will release its second album this summer entitled Push and continues to captivate audiences with their original sound.