Tag Archives: downbeat

MR BIRD: Champignon Sound (2012)

The world of breakbeat seems to be awash with downtempo stuff this autumn and here’s some more in the shape of Mr Bird‘s Champignon Sound. Funk and hip-hop aficionados may well recognise the cowbell-toting break on which this rests, although as far as I’m aware it hasn’t previously been combined with minimal synth melancholia and wobbly bass. Ghetto downbeat anyone? On

MADBALL SCIENTISTS: All This Beauty EP (2011)

Maybe it’s the fact that it’s scorchio outside, and I sit writing this in little more than my birthday suit fanned by dusky beauties in fur bikinis but at this moment in time Madball ScientistsAll This Beauty EP seems the very thing to be listening to. Maybe it’s because the Madball Scientists is a team up between Andre Lamb who hails from the adopted country of trip-hop, New Zealand and legend in his own lifetime David