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Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (21 of 23)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,077,890 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 23
Boss a Troniq ~ Various Artists
Boss a Troniq ~ Various Artists
The 60s celebrated bossa nova music and now the 90s and new millenium sounds are once again taking that nostalgic trip to visit the "good ole days". This album can be seen more as a homage compilation than an exploration of new tunes- that it no doubt is. One can not escape the Latin feel which pours through each track. The idea, which forms this album, is great and as a contemporary re-working of the bossa nova music it does work and rightly calls it boss-a-troniq. Urban Groove maestros feature such as Groove Armada, EBTG, Tosca. The album has a feature that seems rare in compilations, which is its ability to play all the way through. This is perhaps together with the idea that… Read more
Souvenir ~ Jose Padilla
Souvenir ~ Jose Padilla
21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
for fans of the café del mar series our man jose has put together an album that tingles nostalgic nerves and radiates with summer twilight vibes. I discovered this album sitting on a window ledge watching the world go by on a summer's evening and it appears apt for all chill out enthusiasts from the lounge smokers to all back to mine sessions. Mr padilla has put together tunes that del mar addicts will recognise but has managed to transform them with intriguing additions together with up beat tunes, such as "bosa rosa", to create an experience climaxing in the wind down timeless "la mar"- which seems to sum up the experience that has teased the listener with personal historic… Read more