Tuesday, June 21, 2011

BUILD006 - Guido & Baobinga - Ballin' / Bumba


Over a year ago, when I started looking up UK Funky and back-to-the-future Garage sounds coming from the UK and elsewhere, certain names began cropping up everywhere. One such producer whose releases and collaborations have shaped the emerging landscape of Funky x Grime x Dubstep is Baobinga. The past 2 years have seen Mr. Simpson well ahead of the curve with a slew of diverse collaborations on the Build label - fathered by fellow Bristolian publishing ninjas, Multiverse - and heavily supported by the UK's current stock of rising DJ talent. The latest of these pairs our hero with fellow Bristolian Guido on two stripped down, yet melodic, grimey anthems (out in digital shops on the 4th of July). Kicking of the rest of this year, we'll see the motherload of Baobinga collabs drop as the digital exclusive "Joint Venture" CD. The album is a cross-section of Bristol's cultural nexus featuring an overly talented selection of co-conspirators! An earlier prototype for this sort of thing turned up on Bassmusicblog.com in a recent search and it has some gems on it as well. I'll go more in depth on the album after it drops. Till then ...


BUILD006 - Guido & Baobinga - Ballin' / Bumba by Build Recordings
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