The Beat Broker

Satin Kimono

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Record Label
Universal Cave

About this item

Universal Cave stick with their expanded 12" format for the time being, inviting San Franciscan scholar Ryan Bishop AKA The Beat Broker to lay down four floaty dubs and re-rubs for all the dancing fools. Many heads probably know Ryan as the brains behind Dream Chimney, one of the longest-running and most consistently interesting online hangouts for like-minded music freaks. This 12" busts loose with "Satin Kimono," a funky floor-filler with the most perfect AOR song title in existence. Moving and grooving through low slung bass, squelching guitar and echo drenched soft rock vocals before finally blasting off into Steely Dan styled jazz-funk orbit via a star gazing synth solo. "Make It Happen" cools the A-side down with a mellow yet uplifting yacht rock groove, perfect for lazy afternoons and hazy evenings as those dubby voices beckon the listener to break free and never look back. "Honey It's You" is a pumped up edit of an old 'Chimney classic and was crafted specifically as a wedding gift for fellow Dream Chimney member Hatchback - now available for the first time in a physical format! "Larceny Dub" soars to new heights of AOR bliss, featuring an extensive re-working of a record that was passed along to Ryan by an ex-Deadhead neighbor. Dreamy chimes (almost an anagram of Dream Chimney) samba piano and dexterous solos make this bad mamma jamma pop til you drop. 


A1. Satin Kimono
A2. Make It Happen
B1. Honey It’s You
B2. Larceny Dub

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