Redpine & Solo

After the well received release of "Time 4 Change" earlier this year, Redpine & Solo, or as their birth certificates would read; John Stuckey and Sam Moss, are ready to deliver the hauntingly beautiful new release Citizen.

Very much remaining true to their signature sonic stamp, the duo have crafted four fresh tracks which weave a sombre sense of reality though melancholic and cinematic soundscapes, which stunningly backdrops the grave sense of poignancy society is battling with during these unprecedented times.more

Producers at the heart of the broken beat revival, EVM128 and James Rudie met through the CDR project, and soon after started to mess about collaborating with Gonzi. After coining the concept of INPUT, they found a home via Tony Thorpe at Studio Rockers and the seed was sewn.

The concept is simple, make a beat, pass it on, and let someone else add to it. Its about letting go of self and letting the music go somewhere it wouldn't have gone otherwise. It was a labour of love until each track felt right. Talented musicians, producers, singers and rappers came on board to fulfill the brief, and the end product is a modern day broken masterpiece. It's about collaboration, whether in the mixing and arrangement, performance, keys, percussion, synth, bass, - everything was a joint effort.

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Last year saw The Last Poets celebrate their 50-year anniversary with the righteous, politically-charged poetic record, "Understand What Black Is". Now to continue the party, Brighton production-maestro Prince Fatty has reworked the album with a fresh twist and blend of smooth, dub-delights. The revolution marches on - this is "Understand What Dub Is".

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