A pretty wonderful set by Montreal-raised, Berlin-based singer and songwriter Dan Bodan for the DFA label – softly-sung, emotive tunes done with modern electronics and other more timeless instrumentation – and it's the some of the best material yet by Bodan! We really dig the range of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really wonderful project that was years in the making – a mix of American club and Brazilian elements – put together by a group that includes members of Azymuth and Banda Black Rio, as well as the legendary Arthur Verocai! Jose Roberto Bertrami's the strongest contributor here – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Floris ... LP United (Netherlands), 2002. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
Fog settles over once again with this pretty sinister little mood piece on Ninja Tune! The group's name is a fitting one on the best tracks – with dark, minimal soundscapes enveloping the spare keyboard, string, and percussion backdrops with some tight, jerky scratches and effects. Other ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet. Cover has a partially unglued bottom seam.)
An album we never thought we'd see from Francesco Gazzara – but one that still pleases us a heck of a lot! Gazzara's a name we've trusted for funk and other groovy styles from the Italian scene for almost 20 years now – but here, he moves away from his previous jazzy modes into a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Cosmic sounds from Lord Raja – with tripped out electronic atmosphere, though compelling and beat driven, without ever traveling into predictability – one of the finer releases on Ghostly International in a while! Covers a lot of territory, from mellow, spacey soundscapes to frenzied ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really great group with a strong influence from 70s Italian soundtracks – one that serves up some mighty spare instrumentation that just includes percussion and keyboards – the latter of which is heavy on organ and synthesizer! The music has a really sinister feel – like the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The beautiful meeting of a host legendary players and vocalists – including Roy Ayers, George Benson, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Jocelyn Brown, and Vince Montana – in a tight session of groundbreaking grooves produced by Masters at Work. An instant classic – and a fantastic mix ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sweet full length set from Taggy Matcher – aka Patchworks – done in a similar dubby style to his excellent singles! There's a classic Jamaican groove throughout – particularly in the late 70s/early 80s reggae styles you might hear on Island/Mango Records – with bumping ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Third Eye Foundation —
Ghost ... LP Domino (UK), 1997. Very Good ...
A collection of groovers from London and New York. Tracks include "Revival" by Martine Girault, "Prince Of Peace (12 inch mix)" by Galliano, "Beware" by Vivienne McKone, "Don't Throw My Love Around" by Cooly's Hot Box, "Part Of The Masterplan 92-Live ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album