Original funk, soul, and rock 'n' roll, brought to you by some of Chicago's most talented musicians.
Butts will shake.
Local Motive is one of the hottest original bands in Chicago specializing in funk, soul, and rock 'n roll. This song features Ally Subak on lead vocals, Mike Vinopal and Paul Aplington on guitars, Mike Palma on bass, Todd Gutner on drums, and last but not least Matthew Sypherd and Alex Willhite on trumpet and trombone, respectively.
This was Local Motive's closing number "Symbiosis" from their debut headlining performance at House of Blues Chicago on May 17, 2018. Local Motive features Mike Vinopal (lead singer, lead guitarist), Chris Vinopal (rhythm guitar, backup vox), Matthew Sypherd (trumpet), Alex Willhite (trombone), Andrew Carlstrom (Saxophone), Mike Palma (bass), Joe "Sugarbear" Ritter (drums), Todd Gutner (backup vox), Dana Jerman (backup vox), Kiley Moore (backup vox), & Alan Maniacek (aux percussion).
Local Motive performing "Killer" at Lincoln Hall
Local Motive performing "Gracie" at Lincoln Hall
The Grams LP
"We need music like this today."
-Music for Lunch (Oct. 2017)
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"Lead singer Daniella Rojas delivers her best performance on "Booty Call." For those who have not had the pleasure of listening to the track on vinyl, we weep for you. The track is reminiscent of so many great soulful classics and the pops and crackle only give it more fucking soul."