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Time Travel Is Real

LP (Item 849429) Etc, 2015 — Condition: Used
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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 records from the Chi scene (there we go again...staking a claim) in a while. Through beats recorded in and inspired by places from Oahu to Osaka, Chicago to the Ferguson, MO, he delivers a diverse tapestry of mood setting, always engrossing beatcraft – and whether it's breezy and atmospheric, or pointedly political (via some righteous sampled dialogue), it holds you rapt from beginning to end. Titles include "Time Traveling 101 (Oahu To Osaka)", "One For Ferguson" (Healing Factor)", "Bullet Trains Will Leave Me Broke", "Melanin Starburst", "ShrRoOmsSs", "Aquatic Sunset Sirens", "All Respects To Sonotheque", 'Skyliner Hologram", "Bourgainserge", "Night Bus Excursions (Nambu To Shinjuku)" and "Orange St".  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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