Saturday, April 7, 2012

Sun Araw Vs. The Congos

I'm clearly a fan of the FRKWYS series put out by RVNG Records, who are "pairing contemporary artists and their progenitors by way of remix, reinterpretation, and original collaboration."

The latest collab is between one of my personal faves Sun Araw with reggae legends The Congos (!!!). Also along for the ride is M. Geddes Gengras, not sure what his deal is, but google searches show him as LA-based weirdo noise maker.

The music is truly smack dab in the middle between contemporary weirdness and nyabingi roots reggae. The whole thing was recorded very holistically, Sun Araw and Gengras went to Jamaica and recorded with the Congos in their studio. Let's just say they were keeping it real.

If you know me, you know I had to get the super limited edition (70 copies made with first 20 given away to friends) version on vinyl, which also came with a DVD showing the making of the album, which was interesting and also pretty inspiring.

It also came with a digital download, so if you are interested hit me up and I'll dropbox it to you, which is super easy to do and free. Peer to peer music sharing for life, yo.

Stay thirsty, my friends.



Ben Silcox said...
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Ben Silcox said...

Nice blog, I didn't hear about this project until I read about it here, pretty good to see Sun Araw making music with such a legendary cast… Would def appreciate that download code

Unknown said...

Hi, Your blog has a lot of good shit, would appreciate the download code for this one!

alpan said...

hey , would be really cool if you give a download to this , really cant wait to hear it.

don't understand how you get the copy ? its not released yet.. or is it ?
and the cover is diffrent i think ?



I reccomend you check jason uric and cex's title king on watercolor records for free download. it's sick fresh

olkentukyshark said...
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DC said...

Sorry dudes, only for the inner circle WWALT blog brotherhood.