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Mount Liberation Unlimited

Welcome To The Jungle

    The Swedish duo's mini-album touches upon a variety of moods, tones, beats and grooves that eschew genre and definition - seamlessly blending acid disco, thumping techno, rock, dub, acoustic instrumentation and more.

    The album is deeply rooted in a feeling of liminality," say Mount Liberation Unlimited duo Tom and Niklas. "It's music stuck in the liminal space between beach parties and worldwide isolation. A feeling of having your physical body in one place, with your mind still left on dancefloors on the other side of the now inaccessible world." A sense of duality has always been key to the Swedes' work. Since their first release in 2014, with work released on labels such as Tim Sweeney's Beats in Space, and fellow Stockholmers Studio Barnhus, they have married a very physical rhythmic presence with their distinct take on electronic music that has also touched upon soul, jazz and disco.

    This exploration of organic dance music is, the pair say, "that sweet-spot interaction of human rhythm and electronic pulse." Welcome to the Jungle is no different in its quest to marry a deeply rhythmic essence with hypnotic and pulsating electronics, although it explores more beat-heavy terrain this time around. The opening "Heavy Metal Emoji" sets the tone for an album that is rich in texture, where acoustic instruments brush up against propulsive beats, atmospheric ambience and grooves that swing from dance-floor ready to immersive headphone escapes. "It's dancefloor music for a world without dancefloors," say the pair of its creation at the peak of lockdown.

    Made in just a few weeks, it's the pair's quickest album to date. Recorded during a period when they had nothing else to do, the duo threw themselves into the studio and disappeared inside a record that they describe as like "a lingering psychedelic dream of waking up alone in a mossy Swedish forest wondering where the warm breeze went." Which is a theme further explored in the album's artwork created by Swedish woodwork designer and artist Fredrik Paulsen. It's an album that was made purely and truly in the moment, one guided by intuition without overthinking. "You shouldn't always know where you're going, but rather let the process be the goal. Embrace naivety."

    TRACK LISTING

    1. Heavy Metal Emoji
    2. Svensson High Life
    3. L U S H (A Trip In Three Parts)
    4. Sweden Eksotika
    5. Lord Of The Floor
    6. Skogen

    Da Lata

    Jungle Kitten / Asking Eyes

    Manfredo Fest’s jazz-funk masterpiece ‘Jungle Kitten’ was the first release on the legendary Bluebird imprint back in 1979, and it has remained a classic ever since. Now Da Lata come through with their own gorgeous cover featuring broken beat legend Kaidi Tatham on synth and a whole crew of London’s best musicians rounding out the line up. This is organic dance floor pressure and fluid heavy grooving at the confluence of disco and samba packed with positivity and uplifting warmth. The B-side sees their epic version of Rafaella Renzulli’s “asking eyes” featuring Vanessa Freeman finally out on vinyl.

    TRACK LISTING

    1. Jungle Kitten
    2. Asking Eyes

    Jungle’s new album ‘Loving In Stereo’ is the soundtrack for a summer quite unlike any other with their completely unique and soulful sound.

    The British producer duo have created a huge disco record for the post-social distancing age, with a life-affirming, dancefloor-igniting, sun-kissed celebration of all the things that make music irresistibly joyful. What’s not to love, get stuck into the thickest juiciest tunes to come out this year. The feeling of europhia seeps into every corner of Loving In Stereo and it’s not enough to have it continually on repeat.

    ‘Romeo’ has the most laid back - back of the car with the windows down vibe ever, whereas ‘Talk About It’ is the epitome of Jungle in a nutshell, fired-up synth beats and backing vocals you can only dream of. Not forgetting Bonnie Hill for a quick feel-good hit, instant joy!

    Jungle have created the only album you need this summer to brighten up those long sunny days and light nights. Repeat, repeat and then repeat again. 


    STAFF COMMENTS

    Millie says: Jungle treating us with the stunning new album Loving In Stereo, this needs to jump to the top of your listening pile. ‘All of the Time’ and ‘Bonnie Hill’ are a permanent favourite of mine, get on this album for an instant mood booster this summer!

    TRACK LISTING

    1. Dry Your Tears
    2. Keep Moving
    3. All Of The Time
    4. Romeo
    5. Lifting You
    6. Bonnie Hill
    7. Fire
    8. Talk About It
    9. No Rules
    10. Truth
    11. What D'You Know About Me?
    12. Just Fly, Don't Worry
    13. Goodbye My Love
    14. Can't Stop The Stars

    Jungle Brothers

    Straight Out Of The Jungle / Black Is Black (RSD21 EDITION)

      THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2021 EXCLUSIVE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE INSTORE ON SATURDAY JUNE 12TH ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

      IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 6PM ON THE SAME DAY (SATURDAY JUNE 12TH).


      Following on from last years successful RSD 7", Idlers are proud to release the title track from the JBs 1988 debut album "Straight Out The Jungle" that has never had a full release on 45 before. Backed with the more relevant than ever "Black is Black". More golden era hip hop on 7" Picture sleeve.

      Soft Rocks

      Talking Jungle / Obo - Justin Vandervolgen / Tiago Remixes

      ESP Institute come up with the goods once again here, furnishing all working DJs and disco dancers with a much needed, long awaited repress of this killer Soft Rocks remix wax. Originally released FIVE whole years ago as part of the "Revenge Of The Soft Rocks Remixes" project, this dreamy drop saw New York disco viking Justin Vandervolgen and Lisbon's Tiago bring some of their finest work to the ESP table, dominating setlists and festivals for many months. As ever, Justin has no idea what a 'quickie' might entail, and treats us to another EPIC extension. There are no track times listed, but I reckon his rework goes on 'til Monday morning...Picking up a half finished spliff from the U-Star studios and necking a couple of early nineties garys, JVV leads us off on a percussion odyssey to kick off his killer remix. Brain fizzing fx and space lasers rebound all over the showing, cascading off a prismic discoball and making a little space for the fluid beauty of those jazzy keys. One epic piano breakdown later and we're lost in the lush undergrowth of the "Talking Jungle", freaking out to the walking bassline, squealing synth line and wild space echo abuse. Extra-planetary disco with all the right references to classic house, this was massive at El Diablos, Naive Melody, Disco Futura and anywhere DJ Harvey's played in the last five years! Mega! If you need to chillax after all that dancing, why not try the flipside's insanely serene take on "Obo" by ESP favorite Tiago (Sea Power & Change, Gala Drop, DFA). Swaying, Mediterranean rhythms, snaking bass and the otherworldly sound of the oboe overlap and unfurl within the richly psychedelic soundscape the Portuguese producer creates. It's the musical equivalent of a stroll past the face and fruit dish on Dali's beach. Good lord this is quite a piece of wax!


      STAFF COMMENTS

      Patrick says: This Soft Rocks remix disc is nothing short of a modern disco classic! JVV goes wild on his psychedelic disco extension, delivering a dope rework that's been hammered by every decent DJ I can think of over the last few years. On the flip, Tiago takes a serene stroll down the beach, dipping his toe in lysergic waters on the way. Mega!

      TRACK LISTING

      A. Talking Jungle (Justin Vandervolgen Remix)
      B. Obo (Tiago Remix)

      Plants And Animals

      The Jungle

        On the day Plants and Animals recorded the title track to their new album, it was one of those increasingly rare moments when everyone seemed to be watching the same thing at the same time. A judge was on trial. So they watched too, on somebody’s laptop in the front room of the building where the recording studio is. It was addictive and galling.

        When you walk into the studio itself, sound sucks down into nothing because the walls are carpeted and you’re reminded for a split second that a river of thoughts has been flowing through your mind your entire life. The din fades in again.

        They came to try and solve an old song that they had written for their last album but couldn’t get right. Warren punched a beat in on an 808. He picked up a bass, Nic picked up a guitar and they played the changes over it. Woody put down a motorik beat. Adèle Trottier-Rivard was with them that day. She sang and tried out different shakers running through Nic’s guitar pedals while he manipulated them in real time with his right hand while holding their baby in his left. Things fell into place. They wrote the words on the spot. The judge snaked his way in.

        Plants and Animals work on instinct. They’ve been playing together for 20 years, so they basically started as kids. They were a big part of the mid-’00s Montreal music renaissance, when you couldn’t walk through the neighbourhood at 4pm on a Tuesday without spilling your coffee on the fitted jeans of a who’s who. They ran around sweaty all night and blew bubbles from the roof over Parc Avenue when they finished their first album. They became known for a ferocious live show and still are. They have just finished their fifth album. They’re parents now, and have been so for long enough to move beyond euphoria into anxious realness and bigger love. The world is a different place than it used to be.

        “The Jungle” starts with electronic drums that sound like insects at night. A whole universe comes alive in the dark. It’s beautiful, complex and unsettling. Systematic and chaotic. All instinct, no plan. Voices taunt, “yeah yeah yeah.” This tangled time in which we find ourselves reflected back in shadows.

        Every song is such a landscape. The first one grinds to a halt and you become a kid looking out a car window at the moon, wondering how it’s still on your tail as you speed past a steady blur of trees. You watch a house go up in a yellow strobe that echoes the disco weirdness of Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer and David Bowie. You get pummelled by a rhythm then set free by a sudden change of scenery—the wind stops, clarity returns. You’re under a streetlight in Queens, soft-focus, slow motion, falling in love. You speak French now too, in case you didn’t already. Bienvenue.

        These are personal experiences made in a volatile world, and they reflect that world right back at us, even by accident. “House on Fire,” came from Warren’s haunting feeling that a friend who was taking too many sleeping pills might forget to turn his stove off. It was written before Greta Thunberg made the expression a rallying cry.

        There’s one song Nic sings to his teenage son who was dealing with climate change anxiety and drifting into uncharted independence. The band carries it out slowly together into a sweet blue horizon. Warren wrote the words to another shortly after losing his father. It’s about the things we inherit not necessarily being the things we want. In a broader sense, that’s where a lot of people find themselves right now.

        TRACK LISTING

        Side A
        1. The Jungle
        2. Love That Boy
        3. House On Fire
        4. Sacrifice

        Side B
        1. Get My Mind
        2. Le Queens
        3. In Your Eyes
        4. Bold

        Banshee

        Livin' In The Jungle

          Cardinal Fuzz and Feeding Tube Records are proud to present the Napalm Blast that is the forthcoming new Banshee record – ‘Livin’ In The Jungle’.

          Hailing from Boston and blazing red hot cinders through your eyes Banshee channel widescreen, kick out the jams motherfuckers psyche-rock-a-rama with a singer doing his best to channel both Alice and Iggy. Yes they rock like crazy and play with the fired up fury of The Stooges, MC5 and The Alice Cooper Group as they let their freak flag fly.

          On ‘Livin In The Jungle’ Banshee detonate over 11 tracks of pure diamond arrangements that will lay you out flat and have your head swirling from the whallop of the sleazy voodoo racket that Banshee have created. Informed in equal parts by the intensity of 60’s Detroit and The Alice Cooper Group and with a rhythmic underbelly the calls on in parts the funk explosion of WAR. From the opening Intro of ‘Genesis’ amid a barrage of bells, chimes jungle sounds and a group feeling the funk they lay straight into ‘The Law’ where without missing a beat and over a blast of guitar riffs, dive bombing bass lines, thunderous drums and a voice that spits out and caterwails with a vengeance you find Banshee freewheelin’ into what will become your favourite rock’n’roll LP for 2020. The engine has started and the whole record is executed at a breakneck pace that is a furious rollercoaster ride to sweet oblivion. On the final epic sprawl that is ‘Caged birds’ which starts out with a garage like Sister Ray bump’n’grind chug before descending into a glorious meltdown of fuzzed up wah wah guitars and glockenspiels before everything finally fades back into the jungle. ‘Livin In The Jungle’ is one rabid rock’n'roll animal of a record. 

          New album from Jungle which follows on from 2014's award winning and acclaimed debut album. Jungle highlighted the aspirational sound of young London at a turbulent time in the city's history. Shunning the dark, claustrophobic sound of grime, or the frenetic, inhuman electronics of (ironically) jungle or its many mutations; for a much sunnier, dare-I-say friendlier sound, indebted to soul and pop music.

          Masterminded by Josh 'J' Lloyd-Watson and Tom 'T' McFarland, a production and multi-instrumentalist duo who never expected to leave their bedroom studios, far less become the core of a talent-filled seven-strong collective that morphed into a killer live outfit. "Jungle" garnered rave reviews, untold amounts of hype and a Mercury Music Prize nomination; Noel Gallagher declared the album 'fucking amazing' and it achieved half a million sales.

          "For Ever" follows up with a lot of prove. Less dreamy and more direct, it's 'inspired by real life experiences of places they've always dreamed of'. Swapping Shepherds Bush for the Hollywood Hills, J and T set up camp in Los Angeles to write and record the album. Over time however, their romanticization of The Californian Dream clashed with the reality of actually living it, the feeling of being adrift on the West Coast compounded by the collapse of long-term relationships. Returning home to London, they teamed up with highly regarded young producer Inflo where they sought to create a 'post-apocalyptic radio station playing break up songs', whittling down loads of ideas this concept spawned into the core 13 tracks you have before you. "For Ever" is for real, deeper and higher, more intimate and more expansive, feel-good and, just occasionally, feel-bad. It is, then, a proper second album and solidify Jungle as a true UK talent to cherish.


          TRACK LISTING

          1. Smile
          2. Heavy, California
          3. Beat 54 (All Good Now)
          4. Cherry
          5. Happy Man
          6. Casio
          7. Mama Oh No
          8. House In LA
          9. Give Over
          10. Cosurmyne
          11. Home
          12. (More And More) It Ain’t Easy
          13. Pray

          Various Artists

          Back To Mine - Jungle

            The iconic album series Back to Mine returns once again in 2019 with the first DJ mix compilation from world dominating indie-dance band Jungle, showcasing their personal tastes for the after-hours. The series was renowned for its eclectic selection and selectors which includes some of the biggest names in electronic and pop music, from the likes of Faithless to Pet Shop Boys, Groove Armada to New Order.

            The collection includes an exclusive track from Jungle themselves and takes the listener on an eclectic musical journey. From 90s disco by Merle to more recent house tracks by Manuel Darquart and Drumtalk. Bristol DJ Admin provides the percussion heavy ‘Space Cadet’ and the irrepressible Mocky supplies good vibes on ‘How It Goes’. There’s sophisticated pop from The Marias and Sam Evian and there’s some spotlight for modern jazz with tracks by Kamaal Williams, Mansur Brown and BadBadNotGood featuring Kaytranada. There’s also room for some gospel influenced soul by The Flying Stars of Brooklyn NY, lo-fi dream pop from Paul Cherry before ending with the always impressive HNNY.

            “When asked what genre of music we like or create we always answer explaining that we try not to hear music in genre but more in sonic and emotion, and if it feels good then it is good. By that merit, we have conjured a list of far-reaching tracks and brought them together to sit harmoniously on this Back to Mine mix. Put together mostly in the confines of our London based garden studio, where many a late night gathering has taken place, the mix makes its was through psych, Afro-beat, house and soul with some of our favourite tracks of the moment, Have fun and enjoy.” - Jungle

            STAFF COMMENTS

            Millie says: Jungle’s compilation is a close replica of what I’d include on my own selection of favourite songs featuring BadBadNotGood, Kaytranada, Sly5thAve and Mansur Brown. A fantastic mixture of contemporary jazz spins into broad horizons from house, soul and Afro-beat, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to genre inclusivity. Jungle include their very own exclusive track “Come Back A Different Day” which is drenched in electronic beats with their signature sleek vocals.

            TRACK LISTING

            LP
            A1. Barbara Moore - Steam Heat
            A2. Inflo - No Fear
            A3. Merle - Fannie Likes 2 Dance
            A4. Manuel Darquart - Birds Of Paradiso
            B1. Drumtalk - Red Haze
            B2. Admin - Space Cadet
            B3. Mocky - How It Goes
            B4. The Marías – Cariño
            C1. Sly5thAve - Super Rich Kids
            C2. Kamaal Williams - High Roller
            C3. Sam Evian - Next To You
            C4. BadBadNotGood Featuring Kaytranada - Lavender
            C5. Jungle - Come Back A Different Day
            D1. Mansur Brown - Shiroi
            D2. The Flying Stars Of Brooklyn NY - Live On
            D3. Sault - Masterpiece
            D4. Paul Cherry - Like Yesterday
            D5. HNNY - Sunday


            CD Tracklist - CD1 Mixed & CD2 Unmixed
            1. Barbara Moore - Steam Heat
            2. Inflo - No Fear
            3. Merle - Fannie Likes 2 Dance
            4. Manuel Darquart - Birds Of Paradiso
            5. Drumtalk - Red Haze
            6. Admin - Space Cadet
            7. Mocky - How It Goes
            8. The Marías – Cariño
            9. Sly5thAve - Super Rich Kids
            10. Kamaal Williams - High Roller
            11. Sam Evian - Next To You
            12. BadBadNotGood Featuring Kaytranada - Lavender
            13. Jungle - Come Back A Different Day
            14. Mansur Brown - Shiroi
            15. The Flying Stars Of Brooklyn NY - Live On
            16. Sault - Masterpiece
            17. Paul Cherry - Like Yesterday
            18. HNNY - Sunday
            *’Drumtalk - Red Haze’ Not Included On Unmixed CD*

            Jungle Brown

            Full Circle

              The second full-length LP from Jungle Brown, ‘Full Circle’, drops on Mr Bongo and features collaborations with Sampa The Great, Fliptrix (High Focus) and Terri Walker amongst other super-talents. The trio - Ric Flo, MAEAR & Tony Bones - have spent the last two years redefining soulful hip-hop - the sound is bigger, more thought-provoking, and it has matured with a rich soulful underpinning. They have also entered territories fans are yet to hear as they glide effortlessly over Tony Bones’ productions that introduce trap and house into their repertoire. The project is an eclectic array of their influences, twisted and blended together to create a ground-breaking release for UK music.

              TRACK LISTING

              Keep It Movin
              Wicked Ft Fliptrix
              Ikoja Ft Elde
              Huami Ft Terri Walker
              Sometimes Ft Ruby
              Wayside
              Time Ticks
              U&I
              We On Ft Sampa The Great
              Situationships Ft K. Waltz
              Custom Made Ft Ayo The Yung African Pioneer

              Reissue of a 1991 demo CD released by Clarence Séti. Multi-genre digital synth compositions possibly intended for a soundtrack. Some romper-jazz, funk, freeform minimalism, and whatever else you want to call it. Landing in a glorious sonic paradise previously visited by Art Of Noise, Repetentes 2008, Moon B, Laraaji and James Ferraro. A syncopated, new-age-funk masterpiece rich with exotica nuances and new world optimism. Check!

              TRACK LISTING

              1. Ceremony
              2. Relic Thief
              3. Metropolis
              4. Koloq’s Sanctuary
              5. Jaguar Warrior
              6 Disaster!
              7. Her Blue, Pink Me
              8. Don’t Do It Now
              9. Ball
              10. You’ve Been Wounded
              11 Priest’s Ritual
              12. Dawn Of Civilization

              Jungle

              Heavy, California / Cherry

                New single by London based soul collective, Jungle. Radiant, shimmering and golden voiced, their songs possess a catchy, mainstream appeal yet are light years ahead of the pop market - with technologically advanced production galvanzing much of their tunes in much the same way The XX seems like love songs beams from the future.

                "Heavy, California" and "Cherry" epitomizes this ethos, with the former quicker paced and primed for excitement singing about the graces of the Golden State while the latter is slower, playful and tantric, with Lloyd-Watson & McFarland's delicate falsetto sounding in fine form. Killer stuff from one of the hottest acts on the scene right now.  

                STAFF COMMENTS

                Millie says: We’ve being spoilt here by Jungle, another release!! We’re all in anticipation for the new album ‘For Ever’ due out next month. They are a Piccadilly favourite here, catchy and drenched in synth drops to die for. So good.

                Jungle

                Happy Man

                  Jungle return with a set of new songs, each showcasing a very different side of their sound.

                  AA-sided single cuts 'Happy Man' and 'House In LA' are the first tracks to be revealed from Jungle's forthcoming second album which was recorded in London; J and T describe it as "a post-apocalyptic radio station playing break up songs”.

                  If Jungle’s first album was their imaginary soundtrack to the places they had never been, their new record captures the landscapes they had so often dreamed of. To write and record the new album, J and T swapped Shepherds Bush for the Hollywood Hills. Their romanticization of The California Dream clashed with the reality of living it—although the experience led them back home to London to finish the album, the journey itself ultimately defining the music it produced.

                  'Happy Man' sees the band visiting themes of disenfranchised youth in an era where the dreams of the Baby Boomers are out of reach for a younger generation (lyrical terrain previously explored in Jungle's crossover anthem 'Busy Earnin’).

                  STAFF COMMENTS

                  Millie says: Jungle’s new sound is irresistibly good, the lyrics and rhythm are pure goodness and oh so catchy. They’ve come a long way since their self-titled album nearly four years ago (!!) and it’s good to have them back.

                  The Playground offers up its 9th release to date with honorary Ozzy (now via Berlin, Amsterdam AND London - phew) - Inkswel. This self-confessed drum machine obsessive (and former B-Boy) takes on the task of laying down 4 future-boogie jams on this up and coming label, aided and abetted by Henri Le Blanc, Sven Atterton & Man Made Mountain. "Visions Of Life" features Sven Atterton and is a lively number; soft keys and weaving B-line complimenting a whole manner of vintage drum boxes while glistening chords twinkle through the mix. "Patchouli & Nag Champa" slows things down for some proper smoochy, leftfield boogie. Squelchy synths, mystic leads and flurries of synth-sax are the main motifs of this intriguing soul nugget; full of radiance and intrigue until the very last beat. "All The Way Live" features Henri Le Blanc and veers off towards a slightly more housey direction. A huge, low-slung bass rolling around the low frequencies as clipped drums and warped melodies fight for dominance in other areas of the mix. Inkswel adds the icing on the cake in the form of a spoken word section of cultural observation - noting that most people in the current scene don't want to have random sex with strangers, instead a more conservative, let's get to know each other first system seems to prevail (!!!). Finally, "Pot Liquor Revisited" relives Inkswel's B-boy days as him and rapper Man Made Mountain collaborate on some proper street ready hip-hop. Well programmed beats, a really strong vocal and jazzy, crate dug instrumentation put this up there with Q-Tip and Dilated Peoples - an authentic slice of retroist rap music executed with aplomb! Wonderful stuff here from Inkswell - most recommended. 

                  TRACK LISTING

                  A1. Visions Of The Life
                  A2. Patchouli & Nag Champa
                  B1. All The Way Live Feat. Henri Le Blanc
                  B2. Pot Liquor Revisited Feat. Man Made Mountain

                  Mercury Rev

                  Yerself Is Steam - Reissue

                    Mercury Rev, led by Jonathon Donohue, stunned the world with their debut album ‘Yerself Is Steam’ on Mint Films/Jungle Records in ‘91. Famed for their quirky, haunting, and unique songs, they are beyond easy categories. They built on their reputation with 2 more albums ‘Boces’ and ‘See You On The Other Side’ on Beggars Banquet plus tours of UK, Europe and USA, then in 1998 ‘Deserter’s Songs’ on V2 achieved massive ‘Album Of The Year’ critical acclaim, followed by ‘All Is Dream’ and ‘The Secret Migration’. Regular features in publications such as NME, THE GUARDIAN, THE OBSERVER, UNCUT, MOJO, etc, always refer to this landmark ‘Yerself Is Steam’ album.

                    STAFF COMMENTS

                    Andy says: "Chasing A Bee" and "Frittering" are two of Mercury Rev's greatest ever songs, still, after all this time.

                    Various Artists

                    Jungle Exotica! Volume One - Remastered Edition

                      FULLY re-recorded and REMASTERED double-lp exotic deluxe GATEFOLD edition with TONS of extra cuts and bee- yoot new art!

                      This series takes the debauchery of "LAS VEGAS GRIND" into Exotic Asia, the Deserts, and the Jungle! Bongos, ape-noises, fake-oriental chants, and maracas galore.

                      Truly bizarre and ridiculous attempts at "Exotica" by crazed, obscure, one-shot Rock ´n´Roll (?) combos of the late-50´s/early 60´s... 

                      Jungle are based around a core musical duo of lifelong friends known simply as ‘J’ and ‘T’, who expand to a thrilling seven piece live, and make mesmeric, kaleidoscopic modern alt-soul-pop that’s unmistakably born in the UK but has true global appeal.

                      Debuting on Chess Club 45 with ''Platoon' and 'The Heat' back in 2013, Jungle gained instant praise for their seductive sounds and equally mesmeric videos of a breakdancing child and rollerskating duo. Minus the striking visuals Jungle are just as impressive with a delicate yet immediate music that brings to mind the likes of Prince, the Bee Gees, The xx, Bon Iver, Portishead, krautrock, Curtis Mayfield, ELO, P-Funk, MGMT psychedelia, Disclosure and more, all fed into the Junglist blender creating a refreshing soul-pop smoothie. Now signed to XL Recordings the duo / septet's debut long player looks set to be the crossover album of summer 2014.


                      TRACK LISTING

                      1. The Heat
                      2. Accelerate
                      3. Busy Earnin’
                      4. Platoon
                      5. Drops
                      6. Time
                      7. Smoking Pixels
                      8. Julia
                      9. Crumbler
                      10. Son Of A Gun
                      11. Lucky I Got What I Want
                      12. Lemonade Lake

                      The delightful Fair Ohs release their second full length, Jungle Cats. Inspired by trips to North Africa, the lost music of forgotten tribes, San Francisco psych, James Brown’s unequalled dedication to the Holy Groove and Carlos f**kin’ Santana; Jungle Cats is a record to seduce to.

                      Fair Ohs formed four years ago in a haze of beer-soaked free love party-vibes. Eddy, Joe and Matt came together like young romantics, vowing to show everyone the meaning of true love. The years that followed the consummation of their musical marriage on that hot summer’s day saw them release a series of 7″ singles and cassettes – some shared with the likes of Women, Male Bonding, and Cold Pumas – that made people like Pitchfork say “hey, these guys are A-OK!”. But no one was prepared for the earth shattering power of debut album Everything Is Dancing. A record so inventive and hip-shakingly awesome that fans and critics alike regularly begged them for locks of hair, sweat-drenched t-shirts and babies. But Fair Ohs gave them nothing, the music was the gift they shared, not their love.

                      Everything Is Dancing was the sound of East African guitar music colliding with Indian ragas and Cuban rhythms in the hands of three shirtless London punk virtuosos. And it was rad. They toured after that, playing to the braying masses. All furious and drunk and hypnotic, they bewitched Europe and Great Britain, casting their magical musical spell in the tiniest of dives and the most sun soaked of festivals. But then they rested, and waited, and created. Setting the ‘desert vibe’ tone from opener Green Apple Milk – full of crackling, dusty Ethiopian jazz samples and three-part saxophone harmonies that eventually descend into a slow and psychedelic Santana and Earth-inspired desert trip – and featuring 2012’s ‘Salt Flats’ albeit a new far jazzier version of the hit flexi single - this is a record to be naked to…. A record to dance all night with your crush to…. An endless fiesta that Lionel Richie promised, but never delivered.

                      TRACK LISTING

                      1. Green Apple Milk
                      2. Citric Placid
                      3. Mayan Flex
                      4. Sleep
                      5. Panama Red Jets
                      6. Ya Mustafa
                      7. Silver Jade Mountain
                      8. Cayman Brac
                      9. Salt Flats
                      10. Mountain Bombs

                      The Only Ones

                      The Big Sleep

                        "The Big Sleep" was recorded live in Europe and is heard in a perfect stereo, multi-track recording (produced by John Perry) and includes five songs not heard as live versions before.

                        Various Artists

                        Salt In The Wound

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