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Khalab // Layers LP

Khalab // Layers LP

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This is a record released by Italian Afrofuturist beat maker DJ Khalab on the jazz label Hyperjazz in Rome in August 2023.

Contains 13 songs from jazz house to Afrofuture techno that transcend genre boundaries and collaborate with various artists.

Labels and other worksplease use this form. ///Click here to see more Hyperjazz Records releases available at Tobira.

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12 "black vinyl. 

tracklist:

  1. Drone Ra feat. Yazz Ahmed & Alessia Obino 03:38
  2. Conscious Friendship feat. Emanative, Tamar Osborn & Grove 03:36
  3. Tunnel Of Jealousy feat. Lady Blue Eyes 04:08
  4. Acid Vaccine feat. Clap! Clap! 03:40
  5. Layers feat. Joshua Idehen 04:00
  6. Female Side feat. Tommaso Cappellato 04:15
  7. Mental Coach feat. Gabin Dabiré 03:15
  8. Romantic Loco feat. Tenderlonious 04:36
  9. Tribal Noise 03:54

Hyperjazz Records:

"On his new album Layers, Khalab acknowledges and celebrates the encounters that have shaped his ever-evolving musical vision. The record represents the culmination of a creative journey that began with Eunoto EP (Black Acre Records, 2015), evolved with the Afro-Futuristic soundscapes of 2018's highly acclaimed album Black Noise 2084 (On The Corner Records), and has since developed further through a series of experiences and deep musical collaborations. Layers summons all the alchemy of Khalab's live performances, and embodies the transcendental power of music-making as a collective art form.

“Since the release of Black Noise 2084 I've increasingly developed the stage and band dynamic, focusing on arranging with the musicians in mind, and this album was almost entirely conceived together with musicians I've collaborated with”, says Khalab.

In a testament to the label's close-knit and highly collaborative nature, Khalab's live band includes a cadre of musicians from the Hyperjazz family, including David Paulis and Enrico Truzzi of Phresoul, as well as Pietro Santangelo, Fabio Sasso, and longstanding creative-partner Nicola Guida.

The album's nine tracks feature an impressive lineup of collaborators old and new, including UK drummer and producer Emanative, Burkinabe singer, guitarist, and m'bira player Gabin Dabiré, Italian producer Clap! Clap!, multi-wind instrumentalist Tamar Osborn, drummer and producer Tommaso Cappellato, British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed, Bristol's vocalist and producer Grove, multi-instrumentalist Tenderlonious, Italian jazz singer Alessia Obino and British-born Nigerian spoken-word artist Joshua Idehen.

Layers still revolve around the key components of Khalab's sound - dark and trancey electronics and his research into Black music and all its evolutions - but with a bigger emphasis on harmonic arrangements. Across the record, Khalab's productions twist and pulsate into mesmerizing motifs, as the interplay between different instruments coalesce into focused melodies and rich, complex textures. Khalab and his collaborators masterfully blend gloomy and radiant tones, eliciting feelings of both doom and hope.

For Khalab, Layers represents the end point of a journey that began with the synthesis of ancestral rhythms and electronic experimentation on Black Noise 2084 and has taken him on a meandering route through a Mauritanian refugee camp (M'berra, Real World Recordings, 2021) , and deep into the catalogs of legendary Italian labels Soul Note and Black Saint (for the Hyperituals compilations)."

Artist: Khalab

Label: Hyperjazz Records

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This is a record released by Italian Afrofuturist beat maker DJ Khalab on the jazz label Hyperjazz in Rome in August 2023.

Contains 13 songs from jazz house to Afrofuture techno that transcend genre boundaries and collaborate with various artists.

Labels and other worksplease use this form. ///Click here to see more Hyperjazz Records releases available at Tobira.

----------------------

12 "black vinyl. 

tracklist:

  1. Drone Ra feat. Yazz Ahmed & Alessia Obino 03:38
  2. Conscious Friendship feat. Emanative, Tamar Osborn & Grove 03:36
  3. Tunnel Of Jealousy feat. Lady Blue Eyes 04:08
  4. Acid Vaccine feat. Clap! Clap! 03:40
  5. Layers feat. Joshua Idehen 04:00
  6. Female Side feat. Tommaso Cappellato 04:15
  7. Mental Coach feat. Gabin Dabiré 03:15
  8. Romantic Loco feat. Tenderlonious 04:36
  9. Tribal Noise 03:54

Hyperjazz Records:

"On his new album Layers, Khalab acknowledges and celebrates the encounters that have shaped his ever-evolving musical vision. The record represents the culmination of a creative journey that began with Eunoto EP (Black Acre Records, 2015), evolved with the Afro-Futuristic soundscapes of 2018's highly acclaimed album Black Noise 2084 (On The Corner Records), and has since developed further through a series of experiences and deep musical collaborations. Layers summons all the alchemy of Khalab's live performances, and embodies the transcendental power of music-making as a collective art form.

“Since the release of Black Noise 2084 I've increasingly developed the stage and band dynamic, focusing on arranging with the musicians in mind, and this album was almost entirely conceived together with musicians I've collaborated with”, says Khalab.

In a testament to the label's close-knit and highly collaborative nature, Khalab's live band includes a cadre of musicians from the Hyperjazz family, including David Paulis and Enrico Truzzi of Phresoul, as well as Pietro Santangelo, Fabio Sasso, and longstanding creative-partner Nicola Guida.

The album's nine tracks feature an impressive lineup of collaborators old and new, including UK drummer and producer Emanative, Burkinabe singer, guitarist, and m'bira player Gabin Dabiré, Italian producer Clap! Clap!, multi-wind instrumentalist Tamar Osborn, drummer and producer Tommaso Cappellato, British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed, Bristol's vocalist and producer Grove, multi-instrumentalist Tenderlonious, Italian jazz singer Alessia Obino and British-born Nigerian spoken-word artist Joshua Idehen.

Layers still revolve around the key components of Khalab's sound - dark and trancey electronics and his research into Black music and all its evolutions - but with a bigger emphasis on harmonic arrangements. Across the record, Khalab's productions twist and pulsate into mesmerizing motifs, as the interplay between different instruments coalesce into focused melodies and rich, complex textures. Khalab and his collaborators masterfully blend gloomy and radiant tones, eliciting feelings of both doom and hope.

For Khalab, Layers represents the end point of a journey that began with the synthesis of ancestral rhythms and electronic experimentation on Black Noise 2084 and has taken him on a meandering route through a Mauritanian refugee camp (M'berra, Real World Recordings, 2021) , and deep into the catalogs of legendary Italian labels Soul Note and Black Saint (for the Hyperituals compilations)."

Artist: Khalab

Label: Hyperjazz Records