Tag: UK

April 5, 2018 /

On my first impression, Young Fathers‘ Cocoa Sugar is both a perplexing and compelling listen.

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February 2, 2017 /

Portishead changed the game, and completely messed up my world on the first listen. The trio of Beth GibbonsGeoff Barrow, and Adrian Utley were taking note of what their fellow Bristol mates Massive Attack was doing with the new sound they introduced: the brilliantly-titled “Bristol sound,” a slow, simmering, and seductive style of music with influences from hip-hop, funk, and R&B, and they took it to the next level.

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November 3, 2016 /

So…guess who just bought a ticket to the UK so he can walk the streets of London at 2 in the morning with this track blaring on his headphones?

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July 21, 2016 /

Real world shenanigans getting you down? I got something to lift ya spirits.

Now, a long, long time ago on the Wildebeest I talked about Fatboy Slim and my affinity for Big Beat.

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April 23, 2015 /

The goal of tonight’s post is twofold: The first is to introduce you to Raleigh Ritchie and the second is a reminder for me to watch Game of Thrones sometime in the next decade.

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February 23, 2015 /

Mannnnnn, you can’t tell me nothing when it comes to Morcheeba.

The British group, comprised of producers Ross and Paul Godfrey and singer Skye Edwards originally formed as in the latter half of the ’90s as part of a then-new wave of artists embracing a new style of music dubbed by the press as “trip-hop:” a slow, seductive, and moody kind of music rooted in R&B, dub, and electronic dance, originated by groups Massive Attack and Portishead.

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October 17, 2012 /
March 1, 2012 /

Okay, I’m about to date myself right here. Beware, it’ll make 0.5 of you think I’m damn young fool and the other 0.5 of you will think…well, I’m just a damn fool.

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