P'taah - "Perfumed Silence" - Street King - King Street Sounds


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Notable producer Chris Brann, responsible for the ground breaking king-of-their-time productions of Wamdue Project, Wamdue Kids, and Ananda Project, comes to the electronic front line once again with another album by his brain stepchild, P'Taah. Already with three P'Taah artist albums under his belt on Ubiquity Records, the last one was released in 2004. It gained wide acceptance in many different crossover Jazz scenes, with his albums maintaining the consistency to sell through over long periods of time.

This is not your typical mainstream, trendy, flash in the pan project, but one that's set alongside musical genre bending, innovation and musical creativity, never being stamped with an expiration date. P'Taah now returns to Street King with a brilliant inspiration filled with Future Chill, House, Fusion Neo Jazz, Downtempo, BreakBeat, Drum n' Bass, which could quite possibly be reminiscent of old 4Hero but with a 21st Century appeal. Featured tracks with special vocalists include: “The Cosmic Laws" feat. Monday Michiru, “Tears And Light" feat. Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto, “Fade Away" feat. Tiombe Lockhart of the Platinum Pied Pipers, also offered as a bonus cut with the boogie down roller disco Silver City remix. Other stand out previously released singles, “Everything Is Naturally Free," “Sun's Departure" and “This Is Imaginary" also offered with a Gramophonedzie Club Bonus Remix bringing some extra musical synergy to the collection.

It's so hard to be truly original these days but if you are able to come up with unconditional concepts, melding of styles, stripped down vocals, put together and put together well, there's no telling what brilliance will come to light. Maybe an album like this one? We'll let you decide.



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