Articles tagged trip-hop

Lilacs & Champagne: Danish & Blue

Working in a genre of one poses all sorts of risks for musicians; for now, at least, Lilacs & Champagne continues to impress in a way few of its peers are able to. Their sophomore outing, Danish & Blue, modifies the mood-heavy psychedelic sonic of their debut, with the tasteful addition of piano samples throughout.

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The Album That Changed Everything: Massive Attack’s ‘Blue Lines’

Even now with all our understanding and acceptance of genre-mashing, Massive Attack’s opening salvo remains as bold and eclectic, as utterly assured a musical message as it was upon release.

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Earthling: Insomniacs’ Ball

If trip-hop was a fake genre, it was in part because it neglected its outcasts. Earthling return to downtempo with their maverick sensibilities.

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Morcheeba: Blood Like Lemonade

Morcheeba releases its "Woo! We're getting the band back together!" album. Unfortunately, its signature chill-out sound is more lazy than lush on this release.

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Broadway Project: One Divided Soul

Dan Berridge's fourth LP of cinematic downtempo will grab your undivided attention.

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14 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

Tipsy: Buzzz

Some seven years in the making, Tipsy finally returns to revitalize the space lounge swinger in all of us.

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11 May 2008 // 9:58 PM

Cirkus: Laylower

The world's a better place with Neneh Cherry in it.

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Supreme Beings of Leisure: 11i

Supreme Beings of Leisure sound trapped by their genre of choice.

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Lunabee: Prenez Garde Aux Flots Bleus

A small, unexplained, perhaps inexplicable object.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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