Hermitude – Dubs’ Theme

29 11 2007


  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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Da Sunlounge – Rude Jazz

20 11 2007


Da Sunlounge aka Simon Newby from the UK creats downtempo breakbeat house with soul flavorings.




Flying Lotus – Tea Leaf Dancers

7 11 2007


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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Chris Zippel – Again (ft. Adel Tawil)

25 10 2007


Chris Zippel from Germany has just release his album entitled, “Genuine Horizon”.  Album is very chilled out and downtempo electronica.  Vocals on this track provided by Adel Tawil (one half of the german group, Ich + Ich.).

Removed per request

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Listen to Chris at his myspace page.

The Moontrane Conductors – Never The Sun

1 09 2007

The Moontrane Conductors – Never The SunOrgans, melody, and echoey vocals what’s not to love. This track was taken from their 2004 release called EmptySea.

The entire album can be previewed at CD Baby: http://cdbaby.com/cd/moontrane

Isabelle Antena – Omerta (Bossa remix by nicola conte)

29 08 2007

Isabelle Antena – Omerta (Bossa remix by nicola conte)

This is a groovy down tempo brazilian bossa nova jazz track to start your day off right. Has a very Koop sound to the track.

Belleruche – Northen Girls

25 08 2007

Belleruche – Northen Girls

Downtempo trip hop esque track with a haunting bass line. The bass line itself sounds like it would fit nicely in a Gorillaz track. I love the vocals on this track sung by Kathrin deBoer.

taken from: BELLERUCHE : Four Songs EP