MAGIC MIX

hip hop . wonky-hop . alt r&b

WEEK STARTING 21 Apr

Genre pick of the week Cover of Instant Vibe EP by Luke Warm.
Hmmm, a house producer called Luke who isn't Mr Solomon... Who could it possibly be? Let's just say he has a few Nuggets up his sleeve, on previous LP compilations, and also on this 12" for FaltyDL's Blueberry Records imprint. 

Falty's imprint gives like-minded producers the opportunity to spread their wings a bit and try out different ideas. 'Daydreamin'' opens the EP in fine style, meshing a proto-R&B broken rhythm with sweet female vocals and Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. 'Brockley Spears' brings hip hop and hip-house to the dancefloor, cramming as many old school samples as possible over classic funky breaks, then sliding in with some jazz horns as well. Amazing that a track with so many different elements doesn't sound cluttered. 'Instant Vibe' cuts up 80s / 90s house vocal samples and sets them in a swinging garage framework, with trademark acidic / electronica textures from Luke. 'Party Piece' is the perfect example of Mr Warm's work: funky breaks and analogue keyboard lines sounding like the BBC Radiophonic Workship dragged into the acid house era.

Early DJ / radio support from Gilles Peterson, Mark Pritchard, Francois K, Anthony Naples, Brackles, Dorian Concept, Illum Sphere.


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Donna McGhee @RSDUK LP just back in!
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we have the UK edition of the @beck new ablum back in stock now - quite a bit cheaper than the import! http://t.co/UaJN16SOHQ
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RT @MultiplexSlut: Picked up my sole #rsd14 joint from @PiccadillyRecs today - the peerless Ennio Morricone's Good, Bad, Ugly OST. http://tâ€Ĥ
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