Joe Satriani shares funk-infused new single, Pumpin’

Joe Satriani
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Joe Satriani has shared Pumpin’, the third single taken from his imminent new album, The Elephant of Mars, which is due April 8.

Following the oversized hooks of the expansive Sahara and the Gilmour-esque lead work of Faceless, the electric guitar icon offers up even more variety in Pumpin’, which, rather than continuing on the path set by the previous singles, veers off towards a far more upbeat, funk-infused direction.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.