Best New Music 2010 – nr.10 – Aesop Rock

7 02 2010

image courtesy of http://www.rickbenedict.com

I can’t find any news or solid hints that there is a new Album coming out – but I either had a dream about it, or I’ve lost track of my source. I’m speaking of Aesop Rock, a very funky ‘indie hip hop’ artist signed to the Definitive Jux label- the same label RJD2 is on. Read the rest of this entry »

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Best New Music 2010 – nr.8 – Bonobo

31 01 2010

image courtesy of www.tru-thoughts.co.uk

Dishonest: I’ve been in the loop for years, he’s a personal friend, and I know every piece of hotness that’s out there.
Honest: I was on facebook and a friend posted a video which encouraged me to revisit this much appraised artist.

Bonobo is one of those that hang in a mellow pose beneath the surface, offering food at all times for any takers. Passerby’s may be invigorated by the interesting texture and the smooth mix of sounds, but their appetite is held at bay until they take a proper bite.

I took the big bite checking out “Flutter” and was instantly hooked. Read the rest of this entry »