Keep On Moving

Album Review of Keep On Moving by ESG.

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Keep On Moving

ESG

Keep On Moving by ESG

Release Date: Jul 4, 2006
Record label: Soul Jazz
Genre(s): Rock, Dance, Alternative

60 Music Critic Score
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Keep On Moving - Average, Based on 2 Critics

The Guardian - 60
Based on rating 3/5
60

ESG are a family affair. In 1978, the four Scroggins sisters formed a Bronx-based punk-funk group that played at the Hacienda and unwittingly provided sample fodder for countless hip-hop producers. Since their 2002 reunion they've been joined by the daughters of two members. But, listening to Keep on Moving, it's difficult to tell what they all do.

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Dusted Magazine
Their review was generally favourable

Keep On Moving, the first release in four years by the hard-as-nails soul crew ESG, offers taught electro evidence that conviction and innovation can be found in the most minimal environment. The five South Bronx sisters (they've swapped an original member for the daughters of two others; it's now three aunts and two nieces), whose staunch originality relegated them to the fringes 30 years ago, find themselves on the perimeter still. Stuck on the edges of genre and geography, ESG presents a lose-lose critical dilemma.

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