Label: Ninja Tune - ZEN CD58 • Format: CD Album, Enhanced, Unofficial Release • Country: Russia • Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Latin • Style: Afro-Cuban Jazz, Abstract, Field Recording, Downtempo, Afro-Cuban
Be aware, in same cases pictures display here isn't the same as the actually product. May be is a promo. They'd like you to believe it, and frankly, I wish I could. Siempre Me Levanto (Full Orquesta Mix) - Up, they sculpt beats Siempre Me Levanto (Full Orquesta Mix) - Up soundscapes out of old vinyl, then they wrangle up musicians and ask them to play over what they've created.
Finally, they paste everything together, adding reverb and effects, shifting pitches, and employing other such newfangled nonsense where needed. It's an interesting idea, certainly, and the divergent nature of the project's participants has resulted in some interesting parallels. The results are presented not as a collection of Up, Bustle and Out songs, but instead as a sort of audio documentary of the project. The disc itself is something of a mixed bag, its tracks ranging from dub to downtempo trip-hop Smoked Bowls, Saved Souls - Gunfinger - Gunfinger traditional Cuban jazz to beat-driven hip-hop instrumentals.
Showcase - Various - Harlem 2.0, Aint Giving Up - Various - Det Beste Av Norsk Musikk 1994-1998, No. 5 A-dur: Allegro Vivace - Dvořák*, Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks*, Rafael Kubelik, Rotolando Respirando - Pooh - Goodbye, The River Bend - Tall Tall Trees - Freedays