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samiyam - sam baker's album (vinyl + mp3) - brainfeeder - vinyl

BF 022LP - 60082 - uk2lp - €24.50

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Genre: Hip Hop - Instrumentals

1 Escape
2 Bedtime
3 Pressure
4 Bricks
5 Already
6 Frosting Packets
7 Kitties
8 Where Am I
9 Cushion
10 Turtles
11 My Buddy
12 No Dinner
13 Understanding
14 Wonton Special
15 Taco Delay
16 Lifesized Stuffed Animal
17 Sometimes




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RH LOVE SAMIYAM! From the first days Cinnaman banged us his myspace tracks over the P.A. in the store, to his live shows here with Lotus, Ras G & Gaslamp, to his BTS Radio Show, to his Beat Dimensions tracks, to his RAP BEATS CD, to his Hyperdub EP, to his split 10" with Ras on All City...to this, the long awaited debut album. Nobody touches Sam on the tripped out thump and clonk...one of the true kings of this whole 'beats scene' and beyond. TIP!

Blazing back onto the radar with one of the most anticipated and long-awaited albums yet on Brainfeeder is Samiyam. Sam Baker's Album is 40 minutes of deviant listening pleasure, a series of woozy, off-center hip hop instrumentals drawing heavily on Baker's love of electronic funk but never obligated to it. Intensely detailed and carrying considerable emotional weight, this is not Rap Beats Vol. 2, but rather an album of fully realized tracks that stand on their own, knee-deep in the groove and bent to the side. Sludgy, chunky beats mesh with organic sounds and fractured stops and starts, all coming together like the pieces of a demented dream.

Samiyam moved to Los Angeles from Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2006; in his short time on the West Coast he has become one of the city's most progressive and recognized producers, a man who has helped spearhead the revival of interest in instrumental hip-hop music. His album Rap Beats Vol. 1 was the first release on the Brainfeeder label, and Samiyam�s raw hip hop sound with a psychedelic edge and off-kilter beats could be called quintessential Brainfeeder style.