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Soul Music

by Special Request

Soul Music by Special Request

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Soul Music

by Special Request

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Label: Houndstooth
Following in the footsteps of Zomby, Lone and Shed, Paul Woolford pays tribute to the glory days of breakbeat rave with his debut album as Special Request. All the old-school signifiers are here: Amen breaks, Hoover bass, Mentasm stabs and bouncing pianos; in "Soundboy Killer," a jungle MC's entreaties to clear the stage drop listeners smack in the middle of a basement party, ca. 1994. But Woolford's period obsessions don't stop him from making hard-hitting tunes that sound utterly of the moment. The record epitomizes the hybrid sound of U.K. club music in 2013.

About This Album

Following in the footsteps of Zomby, Lone and Shed, Paul Woolford pays tribute to the glory days of breakbeat rave with his debut album as Special Request. All the old-school signifiers are here: Amen breaks, Hoover bass, Mentasm stabs and bouncing pianos; in "Soundboy Killer," a jungle MC's entreaties to clear the stage drop listeners smack in the middle of a basement party, ca. 1994. But Woolford's period obsessions don't stop him from making hard-hitting tunes that sound utterly of the moment. The record epitomizes the hybrid sound of U.K. club music in 2013.

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About This Album

Following in the footsteps of Zomby, Lone and Shed, Paul Woolford pays tribute to the glory days of breakbeat rave with his debut album as Special Request. All the old-school signifiers are here: Amen breaks, Hoover bass, Mentasm stabs and bouncing pianos; in "Soundboy Killer," a jungle MC's entreaties to clear the stage drop listeners smack in the middle of a basement party, ca. 1994. But Woolford's period obsessions don't stop him from making hard-hitting tunes that sound utterly of the moment. The record epitomizes the hybrid sound of U.K. club music in 2013.