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KAMAU KURU: Cafe Culture

KAMAU KURU: Cafe CultureFresh from the success of the summer’s Oxydental album on which he married eastern music samples to dusty, lo-fi drum breaks, London producer Kamau Kuru returns with Cafe Culture on which a similar aesthetic is applied to the sounds of the French and Italian riviera from the 50s and 60s with a similar wry touch when it comes to using vintage newsreel vocal samples. For yes

KAMAU KURU: Oxydental

KAMAU KURU:  OxydentalRating: ★★★★★ Say hello to London-based producer Kamau Kuru – someone you’ll definitely be hearing a lot more of on the strength of debut LP Oxydental. ‘Oxydental’? Yep – this one very much lets you get your teeth into the sampled sounds of the occident laid over drum breaks for our man is as keen to draw on the sounds of his mixed heritage as he is inspired by the likes of