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Trip-Hop & Downtempo:

 26 Mike K, Tue, 13th Jul '10 5:04:37 PM from planet earth Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
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I liked the Live Human album a lot. Not really what I think of when I think of downtempo, but it is of course jazzy and a little trippy. "Lost World" sort of made me think of Brian Eno and David Byrne's My Life In The Bush of Ghosts.

edited 13th Jul '10 5:04:58 PM by MikeK

 27 Span Sun, Tue, 13th Jul '10 5:15:30 PM from Somewhere Beyond Here
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So basically IT'S AWESOME, RITE.
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
 28 Mike K, Fri, 16th Jul '10 10:09:05 AM from planet earth Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
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UR RITE.
 29 Span Sun, Fri, 16th Jul '10 4:35:37 PM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
INORITE.

So who likes Wagon Christ?
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
Sorry about me taking so long to provide links to Force of Nature, but yeah heres their Last FM Page:

http://www.last.fm/music/Force+of+Nature

Although labelled as a hip hop productio duo, a lot of their stuff samples and draws from downtempo and electronic styles of music.

 31 yukijin, Tue, 20th Jul '10 5:01:53 AM from behind the scenes
So who likes Wagon Christ?

I love the one track I have (Shadows). That album is definitely on my figurative list.

Slightly surprised no-one has mentioned The Album Leaf here, I've noticed posts about him in other threads.

...is out to lunch.
 32 Daremo, Thu, 22nd Jul '10 7:58:33 PM from Parts Unknown Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
The Pervert King
So, had anyone else heard the news that Skye Edwards is back with Morcheeba? I'm a bit giddy over it, though the magic from the first 3 albums(I mean "Charango", not "Fragments of Freedom") might not be able to be recaptured. I'm getting ready to listen to the new album, "Blood Like Lemonade" and I'm a bit apprehensive, particularly after the last album I was really looking forward to, Unkle's "Where Did The Night Fall" turned out to be a total let down.

Edit:Halfway through "Blood Like Lemonade", and to describe my actual reaction would be obscene. To sum up, the magic's back on.

edited 22nd Jul '10 10:01:53 PM by Daremo

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 33 Tzetze, Mon, 8th Nov '10 10:35:08 AM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
Mezzanine sounds pretty nice. I like "The Dissolved Girl", I think it's called.
Jackass Detector
Can I get a few recommendations? I have albums by Unkle, Portishead, Zero 7 and Aim and if instrumental hip-hop crossovers count, DJ Krush, DJ Shadow, and Nujabes.
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open ones mouth and remove all doubt." - Some guy with a snazzy hat.
 35 Span Sun, Mon, 8th Nov '10 1:44:03 PM from Somewhere Beyond Here
Laugh it off, everybody
cLOUDDEAD, bitch. evil grin
I spread my wings and I learn how to fly....
 36 Daremo, Wed, 10th Nov '10 11:38:11 AM from Parts Unknown Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
The Pervert King
Nightmares on Wax is good, maybe some early Tortoise though they trend more towards jazz with their later albums.
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