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Mobilia :: Kidkanevil's Hype

My thirst for adulterated, and tweaked- as traditional as it can get-  hip-hop, is to be erased by the Kidkanevil with Basho Basho.
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I'm not a big fan of hip-hop and always prefer it a little weird, say adulterated. The perversion of mine comes to meet fully Kidkanevil, who takes the old-fashioned, traditional hip-hop and  is very successfully grafting it with sounds of the Far East and more properly from Japan. The Japanese culture seems to magnetize and attract to the maximum Kidkanevil, as it showed by the aesthetics on the cover, electronic games type Nintendo flooding in "Basho Basho" and of course many samples from Japanese film, in harmony with the minimalist electronic and hip -hop soundscapes of Kidkanevil.


Hype Williams - Untitled

Without Words.

The first full album for Hype Williams in the Carnival. Hypnotic and almost improvisational, the Untitled is characterized by the seductive and ultra lo-fi beats, many, almost primitive, samples, essential and highly addictive synths and generally throughout its aesthetic, which seems to emerge from a sci-fi b-movie. All these without anything that sounds like it and lead to a rather undetermined, but believe me, very charming effect. Listen  here how they dismember the, nice in any other way,  "The Sweetest Taboo" of Sade in the b-side of their new single (Do Roids And Kill E'rything).

The Black Keys - Brothers


Just like the White Stripes (random?...) and with the Black Keys, listening to them makes it hard to believe that they are simply ... a duo. In their sixth album "Brothers", is full of garage blues and soul influences and is typically deceptive comfort that distinguishes the rotation of musical styles, from blues ("Ten cent Pistol", "I'm Not the One") to funk ("Next Girl", "Black Mud,"). Absolute highlight the adaptation of the Never Give You Up Jerry Butler's back in 1968, with sophisticated lo-fi production so as to make it sound like it really was recorded then. The Danger Mouse does the production only for single "Tighten Up" and like all great albums, so in the Brothers  it does not loose rhythm despite its duration.



The Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Unlike "Brothers", "The Suburbs" of the Arcade Fire, calmly and after many hours  of listening can now be said to be a record  little more than mediocrity, but nothing like the glow and inspiration of the previous two and especially of The Funeral. At the end of the day, two or three good songs (Ready to Start, We used to Wait, Empty Room) were never enough to make a masterpiece, especially when in this case we are dealing with a large record at length (1 hour approximately) and in songs (16). It has been shown previously and demonstrated in the case of Canada that excessive expectations are rather bad adviser and often blur the judgment.

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