"Oriol's debut album Night And Day is also the perfect summer album. His real name is Oriol Singhji, and he was born in Barcelona but now lives between London and Cambridge. Night and Day connects the dots between his musical tastes, from the 70's fusion and experimentation of Herbie Hancock and Stevie Wonder to the lush house of Theo Parrish, Larry Heard and Recloose, into drum and bass and dubstep, he rewires these influences into something that's totally exuberant and fresh, a soulful fantasy, indebted to older musical styles but still sounding bang up to date, surpassing any niggles you might have that this isn't just seriously good music. The album opens with Joy FM, mixing moog melodies with warm early Detroit techno. The next track 'Spiral' builds vox chords against diva vocals and rich talk box harmonies, while Memories works up a nervous melody with staccato chords. Jam lets things roll out with a loose musicality, irresistible early 80's soul stylings and big moog synth." (label info) also available on CD
in stock | UK| 2010| PLANET MU | 18.90

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