Monday, August 04, 2008
Okay, I'm going to be the first one here to say this...Is it just me or is Tribal House making a come back (or at least 'elements' of Tribal House, not the whole kit and kaboodle thank god)? Bongos, Congas and African Chants etc etc all seem to be featuring much more frequently in House and Techno than ever before...anyone care to agree/disagree?
And Damn, am I in a Bongo mood today! Something about the sun being out just releases my inner 'Arrested-Development' side! After posting these I'm off to Brixton Village to buy some incense and maybe some 'skins'....
First up is old boy DJ Gregory with a nice slow builder, the track features car horns and strings that sound like they were lifted from 'A Clockwork Orange'. I could imagine this working well as a set opener or even a backing for some kind of blend.
DJ Gregory - Traffic
Lastly is a track I am really liking, Abonne takes a wicked vocal loop and sticks in on top of a nice bassy, percussive groove. I really like the huge Style of Eye-ish trumpet blasts and I hope to hear this one super loud at around 6am in the morning.
Abonne - Voodoo Child