A diverse set of tripped out, funky, jazzy and spare beatcraft from French DJ collective and DMC champs Birdy Nam Nam – sometimes separate but equal in the aforementioned characteristics, sometimes all mixed up within the length of a track – a blend of beats, scratches, synths and live instruments the mixes in deft fashion! The sounds range from vintage synth and Rhodes funk, to tripped out, laidback spare atmospherics, to busier scratch funk, to jazzy soundscapes, They do it all well, and most import
antly, bring a bunch of divergent styles together without betraying a solid, cohesive groove! Titles include "Read For War Ready For Whut?", "Body, Mind, Spirit", "Too Much Skunk Tonight", "Kind Of Laid Back", "Jazz It At Home", "New Birth", "Escape", "Rainstorming", "Mitigation", "Engineer Fear", "We Drummin" and more – plus the bonus tracks "New Steps/
Breaking Barriers" and "From Here To There". CD version also includes the track "Strategy Pattern", and a PAL DVD with live performance footage and more.
(DVD is NTSC format, Region 5.)