Tricky receives a welcome shot in the arm by gifted dub experimentalist Andy Stott, who evolves 'Valentine' from a drone-drenced slow motion dub into a stumbling 808-led juke piece over the course of its six-and-a-half minutes. Amazing.
The tenth studio album by the British trip hop pioneer Tricky, who calls it better than his breakthrough debut 1995's 'Maxinquaye'. Guest vocalists adding passionate poignancy, he traverses forlorn fragile beatscapes, soul and jazz inflections with haunting grooves. Tricky doing his thing on top form.
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Mount Kimbie, John Roberts, Neville Watson, Tricky
Things have definitely got going for 2013 as we say goodbye to May. Mount Kimbie's much anticipated second album certainly didn't disappoint, Steffi's Panorama Bar mix will be one we cherish for a while, as well as artist albums from John Roberts, Tricky, Abe more...