Label: Déclassé - DCLS 001 • Format: CD Limited Edition 500 • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Jazz • Style: Downtempo, Ambient, House, Latin, Disco
Or browse results titled :. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Sweet JesusHemidemisemiquaverRevolutions soundtrackEverlivingand Saudade. Passerines buy track 2. Heeds video buy track 3. Settling Days Melismatic - Steve Cobby - Saudade track 4. Rapelle buy track 5. Melismatic buy track 6. Clawfist buy track 7. The Golden Billion buy track 8. Why Sleep Through Your Dreams? Weekend World buy track Green Limbs buy track Released on his new Declasse imprint, "Saudade" sees the veteran producer superbly weave a lifetime of influences and experiences into a panoramic world view spread Только Этого Мало - Various - Нашествие.
Шаг XII twelve expressionistic soundscapes. Across four sides of pristine white wax, Cobby marries vibrant rhythm and playful melody, alternating irresistible grooves with the horizontal Melismatic - Steve Cobby - Saudade of blissed out orchestration.
The producer has scattered the album with souvenirs from all corners of the globe, be it the Caribbean pans of "Melismatic", the African thumb pianos of "Passerines" or the West Coast funk of "Clawfist" and "Why Sleep Through Your Dreams? While the LP boasts plenty of hypnotic grooves to get lost in, but also delights on the more concise cuts, such as the jazzy "Rapelle" Melismatic - Steve Cobby - Saudade the atmospheric "The End Of A Perfect Death".
Essential for fans of our Balearic selections or the textured downbeat of Nightmares On Wax, "Saudade" is a strong contender for my album of the year. He's made some amazing records over the years but I think with this one he has excelled himself. Chuck a few of your hard earned's his way. Your ears will thank you Ma Rendi Pur Contento - Various, Luciano Pavarotti, Leone Magiera - Luciano Pavarotti - O Sole Mio, affinity for this fella's work has been ingrained into my psyche since the early 90's.
I'd go so far as to say, Solo - Ludovico Einaudi - Islands - Essential Einaudi favorite chill tune of all time was from the sheddy studio of the Cobblers Solid Doctor's 'Holy Roller'. Not to mention his works as Fila Brazillia, Heights of Abraham etc Here's his latest offering, and yeah, it's a home run smacker to deep center field.
It's not just about beats This is a master of his genre doing what he does best Happy Daze! I must have heard it 30 times by now and I'm still into it most stuff lasts for 30secs so he is doing something right. If there was any justice in the music selling world this would have gone gold by Melismatic - Steve Cobby - Saudade. There isn't, so be grateful you have Melismatic - Steve Cobby - Saudade on a hidden classic. I've just found out it is going to be on vinyl.
You are reminded that the power of real musical imagination is a beautiful thing. Crucially, this severely under appreciated British musician knows that machines are just dead metal and computers 0s and 1s without significant ideas to fuel them.
Vicious Bop Swing. ESG bass-lines. Holistic grooves and calypso caresses. The sleepy kick of Baird Remo and Ifach. Machines programmed like live drums. Funky drummers borrowed from days rocking the 1s and 2s, and the lino. Warm pads borrowed from Deep 3 A. Atlas earthed. A precision borrowed from Techno. Trip Hop? This was always more than a bunch of samples and a bag of weed.
Cobby created, defined, the sound, before lazy came and gave it a name. It might actually be all about the drums, with the painting of keys adding colour and mood. A rave celebration. Tommy Boy. Salsa Smurph and a Space Cowboy. Young or tone deaf. Here is a solo album inflected with indescribable feeling of Saudade.
True craftsmanship. Sheer brilliance throughout as usual, with real echoes of classic Fila Funk…love it mate! Nice tackle It made me crave giblets! I have been collecting his music for over 20 years now and have much respect for his vision. Baroness approved so Check It. Classic Cobby. The sequence of the songs is perfect. This is an "LP" in the truest sense I need to 'Do the whole thing' each time it starts.
Which is what I am about to do now, again, and probably forever. Steve, you have outdone yourself, my friend Even better with Steve Cobby's album as a rich, comforting back drop. Just fucking gorgeous.
It'll go down as one of my top ten of all time, I'm convinced. He co-founded Pork Recordings and Fila Brazillia in He's the best producer you've never heard of. Contact Steve Cobby. Streaming and Download help. Arkipelagon by Paddy Steer.
If you like Steve Cobby, you may also like:. This is one of those albums that grows and grows on you, until it becomes part of you, taking you back to a comfort zone. Dhammica De Silva. Smells like Ether, feels like Chloroform. Explore music. Digital Physical Video. Saudade by Steve Cobby. George Wallace. George Wallace There's an element of delight in all of these tunes that I cannot but admire, striking deep at the base of the spine, working warmly into the heart. Groove medicine of a high order.
Favorite track: Passerines. Walter Maenhout. Walter Maenhout 'Saudade' is yet another solid representation of Cobby's genius. A real LP to be savored from top to bottom. The kind of album that begs to be replayed as soon as it finishes. Whether you start here and work back, or have known Steve Cobby's music for a long time, this record will tie together the skein of brilliance woven by the master. Favorite track: Settling Days. James O'Sullivan.
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