When you’ve got an outfit that’s so in tune with soul, jazz, funk and hip hop as The Herbaliser, can you imagine what a pick me up a Best Of compilation is; a real tonic to cue all ills.
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After a couple of years of releasing super funky 7s, Skyline Recordings team up with the Delicious Digital production boys for their first and ever so timely compilation album called Football & Funk – get in there my son!
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So we’ve got a follow up to Session 1 as The Herbaliser (in their ‘Band’ incarnation) take forward thinking hip-hop further into jazz, funk, soul soundtrack; huge album!
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I can’t help this feelin’ as the original is funky off the album released earlier this year but I really crave the remixes
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Plej (pronounced ‘Play’) from Gothenberg in Sweden get global on the Balearic dancefloor, can Hectic take the pace of the new chill?
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With Gilles Peterson proclaiming Silent Movie as album of the year, it’s time to check out whether this bold claim can be true for a debut album!
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“You can do hip hop music with a smile,” says MC Solaar on an interview for Radio 4 regarding French hip hop and that’s how I feel about French band La Cédille
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Small, plucky, defiantly British and trying to outdo ‘our American friends’ at their own game, Herbaliser conjure up images and sounds from the seminal film The Long Good Friday to fight off an imaginary invasion force in Take London — or maybe they are the enemy within ready to fling open the gates at a signal from the invading force? This time the visiting American is not an old gangster but New York’s finest Jean Grae
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