The soulful, blissful moody grooves of Bonobo's excellent Black Sands gets a deserved victory lap on this solid remix set. Guests include Lapalux, FaltyDL, Banks, Mark Pritchard, Mike Slott, Machinedrum and others. A diverse tapestry of sounds, though very much in the spirit of the original album. Very nicely done – and a worthy accompaniment to the stellar original album. Includes "Prelude (Lapalux's Funger on the Tape remix)", "The Keeper (Banks remix)", "Kiara (Cosmin TRG remix)", "Eyesdown (Floating Points remix)", "Eyesdown ( ft. Andreya Triana & DELS)", "Ghost Ship", "All In Forms (Mike Slott remix)", "Black Sands (Duke Dumont's "Grains Of Sand" Reconstruction edit)" and more. CD
Hans Reichel —
Bonobo ... CD FMP/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1975. New Copy Gatefold ...
A seminal album from Hans Reichel – a musician who might be to free jazz what John Fahey was to acoustic music – a player who can at once be immediately modern and completely timeless in his approach – working here in a way that opens up the instrument beyond any conventional expectations! Many of these tracks have an inherent cyclical pulse – a bit like the way that Fahey could mix Eastern elements with blues inspiration – but there's also a more chromatic approach to the instrument, and ways of playing that go beyond simple notes – so that each touch of a string is almost like a little explosion of color – explosions that work together to make some amazing sounds throughout! Titles include "Bonobo I", "Peter Zweifel", "Lurch", "Toeni", "Moor", "Nicht Sand Sondern Popel Im Getriebe", and "Mariahhilf". CD
A club jazzy mixtape from Rob Wonder. Tracks include "French Letter" by J-Walk, "Behind The Light" by Bonobo, ""LOVE and You & I (D (DJ GHE rmx)" by Jazzanova, "Fall In Love" by Slum Village, "Montara" by Madlib, "Handclapping Song" by The Meters, "Indian Flute" by Timbaland & Magoo and much more. CD