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Dr Boondigga & The Big Bw ~ Fat Freddy's Drop
Dr Boondigga & The Big Bw ~ Fat Freddy's Drop
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Lots of bands come out with fresh and creative debut albums; the fans and critics love them until their eagerly awaited second album comes out and just thoroughly disappoints. Luckily for us FFD fans, this is well and truly not the case here! 'Dr. Boondigga & the Big BW' seems, to me, to represent a whole new depth for the band.

Listening back to 'Based on a true story' after replaying and replaying 'Dr. B...' it is so apparent that they have been working really hard on these compositions. They've really honed in on that fusion of eclectic elements/genres that make up their original sound. Apart from anything else, FFD have really stepped up their production quality, too… Read more
Brazilika ~ Gilles Peterson
Brazilika ~ Gilles Peterson
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Barmy Brazilika, 16 Aug 2009
Being a somewhat, at times, overly fanatical follower of GP in his quest to introduce the world to new and ever exciting music, I must admit that I am a touch disappointed with this latest comp. As the previous reviewer mentioned, the other GP Brazilian comps (GP in Brazil and GP Back in Brazil) set such high standards-especially the more organic 1st cds with the old school Brazilian classics-that we come to expect wonders from any future GP Brazilian comp.

There are, however, some glorious moments on this album. When I heard GP's cross timed, polyrhythmic, mix between the pleasantly ambling Ipanemas number in 6/8 (track 5) and Clara Moreno's pulsating rhythmical bopper in a… Read more

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