Break Reform —
Fractures ... LP Abstract Blue (UK), 2003. Near Mint- 2LP ...
One of the best new downtempo acts we've heard in years – a British outfit with a really solid sense of soul and jazz, one that pushes way past simple studio tricks and production flourishes! Most of the tracks on this set have great female vocals – sweetly drifting amidst the slow ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The best yet from beat maker/producer Radius – who we'll claim as one of Chicago's finest, even if a few other towns could try to claim him as their own, given his frequent travels! Time Travel Is Real is really one of the finer hip hop instrumentals/abstract soul and jazz inspired beathead ... (Hip Hop, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Beautiful sounds from Max Richter – a record that does plenty to evoke the quality of its title, but all without ever sounding sleepy at all! Instead, Richter works here with that careful blend of subtle sounds he's brought to other projects – mixing his own work on piano, organ, and ... (Classical, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The drums do plenty of talking here – in a wonderful set that looks at the return of deeper rhythms and percussion to the global house music underground! Just at a point when some pretenders were trying to claim too-strong influences from Cuba, Africa, and other deeper cultures – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album