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EP1: Drum Talking

by Mo Kolours

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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      £3 GBP  or more

     

  • 12" Vinyl
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Full-colour 3mm-spined vinyl pressing.
    Side A: original EP. Side B: Biddies (Truth Is Light Edit) pressed extra-loud at 45rpm.
    Original artwork by Ekta. Design by Made In Earnest.

    Also includes immediate download of 8-track album in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

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  • Very Limited Cassette Tape
    Cassette + Digital Album

    This is the full EP on a bright red cassette, manufactured in the US by Sweat Lodge Guru in an edition of 170. We received just 50 and are selling only 25.

    Includes unlimited streaming of EP1: Drum Talking via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Intro 00:21
2.
Bakiraq 02:21
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Drum Talking 03:08
4.
Biddies 03:36
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8 Hours 02:12
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about

Some records seem to come out of nowhere. Witness this debut EP by the half-Mauritian percussionist & singer Mo Kolours, which unites an array of more familiar influences with the Sega music of his island roots.
The rhythms lead the way here, whether the straight percussive workout of Drum Talking or the crafty vocal manipulation that drives the low-slung bump of Biddies, a song that traces an imaginary line between Theo Parrish and Gonjasufi. Dead of Night mines the symbolism of The Beatles’ outwardly chirpy Blackbird while his own Bakiraq (like Burt, the songwriter) resembles a soul classic pieced together from fragments around the flickering light of a fire.

Features the first ever remix behind the connoisseur's edit label of choice: Truth Is Light.

credits

released May 14, 2011

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