Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Best of 2010 Part Three

De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig - Zo Volwassen, Zo Beleefd
from the album 'De Lachende Derde'
Superb beat by Bas Bron, introspective and hilarious lyrics: De Jeugd's third album is their best so far.

from the album 'How I Got Over'
Blaw! What can I say? The Roots never let me down...

from the album 'Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans'
Pretty disappointing album, but this Mr. Oizo-produced track really rocks.

from the album 'Cosmogramma'
FlyLo has been quite busy this year, but I think this joint with Thom Yorke is one of his best productions so far...

from the album 'Earthology'
Hypnotic funk by the German Weissenfeldt-brothers, brought to a climax by Edan & Mr. Lif.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Best of 2010 Part Two

Gonjasufi - Sheep
from the album 'A Sufi and A Killer'
One of the many Gonjasufi-tracks I discovered this year, produced by The Gaslamp Killer.

Reflection Eternal - Strangers (Paranoid)
from the album 'Revolutions Per Minute'Talib Kweli and Bun B open up a new can of consciousness, backed up by a nervous Hi-Tek beat. Reflection Eternal is back!

Space Invadas - Imaginist
from the album 'Soul:Fi'
Steve Spacek once again, collaborating with Australian producer Katalyst, bringing you that pumpin' smooth soulfunkshit...

from the album 'Brothers'
Probably the most soulful harpsichord you ever heard... 'Brothers' is yet another great album by Dan Auerbach & Patrick Carney, cop that shit!

Dibiase - Skullcrack
from the album 'Machines Hate Me'
This is what happens when Nintendo-geeks grow up to be Dilla-fans... Bleepy-cruncky glitchy bassmusic... very addictive!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Best of 2010 Part One

Part one of a list of songs I really enjoyed listening to in 2010...

from the album 'Innerspeaker' (Modular)

John Lennon plays The Beach Boys having smoked a couple of mighty spliffs is what this sounds like. Perfect album.

Africa Hitech - Lash Out

from the album 'Hitecherous' (Warp)

Mark Pritchard teamed up with Steve Spacek for this banger. Raw shit! Black Milk ft. Royce Da 5'9" & Elzhi - Deadly Medley
from the album 'Album of the Year' (Fat Beats) Milk, Elzhi and a fresh-soundin' Royce spit over a ridiculously addictive Blackrock-sample in what might be the hiphop-single of the year. Olivier DaySoul - Labor from the EP 'Mr. Saint Louis' (No Label) Having done vocals for Hudson Mohawke and others, this guy shows that he can pull an Aloe Blacc too, on this Oddisee-produced track. The Budos Band - River Serpentine from the album 'The Budos Band III' One of the stand-out tracks on the third album of a fantastic funk band.