Hermitude – Dubs’ Theme

29 11 2007

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  From Australia comes Hermitude with their Trip Hop/Jazz/Koop influenced downtempo grooves.

Solid production from the boys from downunder who are currently signed to Elefant Traks.  They have also just released a new EP titled, “Rare Sightings”

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Real McCoy – Pornstar

19 11 2007

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Hip Hop track infused with synth stab chords that remind me of Faithless.

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Flying Lotus – Tea Leaf Dancers

7 11 2007

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Nice laid back jam from Flying Lotus.  Flying Lotus is known primarily as the artist who produces many of the bumpers on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. His great-aunt is the late Alice Coltrane.

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Quio – Great

28 09 2007

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Ok, think M.I.A but with more grime.  And remember to listen carefully, there’s a little ode to Depeche Mode in there. 





Halcali – Giri-Giri Surfrider

26 09 2007

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Found this tune on MOG, Girl Duo from Japan, Haruka (Halca) and Yukari.  Sounds like a Fantastic Plastic Machine production, and loads of fun. 

 





Kevin Michael – We all want the same thing (ft. Lupe Fiasco)

21 09 2007

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Here’s a hip hop/soul track from Kevin Michael who is out of Chester, PA.
I dig the gospel break towards the end of the track.  His album goes on Sale OCT 2.