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This latest release from German legend Mark Ernestus sees the Basic Channel man head deeper into the mother continent, further embracing Mblalax derived, spiritual rhythms and immersive dubspace. Hypnotic and otherworldly "Lamb Ji" puts you under its spell from the off, filling a carnernous soundscape with echoed vocals and occasional guitar while the Nder, Saba and Tama tesselate into an irresistible polyrhythm. Imbued with the typically exquisitive Ernestus sound design, "Lamb Ji" totally overwhelms your senses and transports you directly to the spirit realm. In case there was any doubt that the power lies in the ancient hide of those drums, Mark flips the riddim into dub mode on the B-side, rounding off another essential release.
A. Lamb Ji (feat. Mbene Diatta Seck)
B. Lamb Rhythm