downtempo

Strip to the bone

Sly & Robbie – High Voltage Syndrome Sly & Robbie may well be the most prolific recording artists ever. One staggering estimate is that they have played on or produced some 200,000 songs. Sly & Robbie are reggae’s longest lasting production team. The rhythm section of drummer Lowell Dunbar (nicknamed Sly after Sly Stone, one …

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Underground Quality

DJ Jus-Ed & Move-D – It’s a struggle A voyage into the world of DJ Jus-Ed reveals an adventurous, energetic and spiritual style of playing quality house music. Since reappearing on the scene in 2001 after a brief retirement, DJ Jus-Ed’s underground smooth sets have captured & educated audiences all the way from his home …

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Soul soup

Bent – I can’t believe it’s over (with Sian Evans) Bent is a two-piece downtempo act from Nottingham, England consisting of Neil “Nail” Tolliday and Simon Mills. They gained critical acclaim from their debut album, Programmed to Love, in 2000.

the-aloof – one-night-stand

MOS

The Aloof – One night stand
Full line up includes: Ricky Barrow- Vocals. Gary Burns- Keyboards, bass guitar. Jagz Kooner- Programming, engineering. Richard Thair- Drums, percussion. Dean Thatcher- Keyboards.
After leaving The Aloof, Richard Thair went off to play drums for the group Red Snapper. Also Gary Burns and Jagz Kooner, (along with Andrew Weatherall) went on to form Sabres of Paradise.

Lush. I feel this.

Critical Point feat. Vikter Duplaix – Messages (Main Mix) A songwriter, producer, singer, and DJ, Vikter Duplaix is originally from Philadelphia and remains highly connected to the Philly soul movement. In the 90s Duplaix worked primarily as a producer working on records for Erykah Badu, Musiq, and Jaguar Wright. A friendship with Philly DJ King …

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