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Yussef Kamaal - Black Focus album FLAC
Performer: Yussef Kamaal
Genre: Electronic / Jazz
Title: Black Focus
FLAC album size: 1324
Style: Contemporary Jazz, Soul-Jazz, Broken Beat, Deep House
Country: UK
Released: 2016

Список треков: 01. Black Focus 02. Strings Of Light 03. Remembrance 04.

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Yussef Kamaal are shaped by the sound of London. The pair, made up of Yussef Dayes and Kamaal Williams (aka Henry Wu), have had little in the way of formal training. Instead, their musical tastes – and approach to playing – are indebted to Thelonious Monk’s piano as much as the drum programming of Kaidi Tatham. close info Yussef Kamaal are shaped by the sound of London.

Black Focus by Yussef Kamaal, released 04 November 2016 1. Black Focus 2. Strings Of Light 3. Remembrance 4. Yo Chavez 5. Ayla 6. . In the states, the genre’s long-running to-and-fro with hip hop – from Robert Glasper to Kamasi Washington – has reimagined it within US culture. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card. Black Focus Compact Disc.

Kamaal Williams (also known as Henry Wu) is a British musician and record producer. Williams rose to prominence alongside drummer Yussef Dayes in 2016 as one half of the London-based jazz group Yussef Kamaal following the release of the duo's debut album, Black Focus, which earned them the 'Breakthrough Act' award at the 2017 Jazz FM awards. In addition to live instrumentation, Williams also releases electronic music under the name Henry Wu.

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Complétez votre collection Yussef Kamaal. Black Focus ‎(CD, Album). Beat Records, Brownswood Recordings. BRBW157, BWOOD0157CD. Vendre cette version. Black Focus ‎(CD, Album, Promo).

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Tracklist

A1 Black Focus
A2 Strings Of Light
A3 Remembrance
B1 Yo Chavez
B2 Ayla
B3 O.G.
B4 Lowrider
B5 Mansur's Message
B6 Wing Tai Drums
B7 Joint 17

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Brownswood Recordings
  • Copyright (c) – Brownswood Recordings
  • Recorded At – Quatermass Studio
  • Mastered At – Electric Mastering
  • Published By – Omakase Music
  • Published By – Bucks Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Optimal Media GmbH – BG46758

Credits

  • Design, Art Direction – Matt & Dan
  • Drums – Yussef Dayes
  • Electric Bass – Kareem Dayes, Tom Driessler
  • Electric Guitar – Mansur Brown
  • Mastered By – Guy Davie
  • Percussion – Yussef Dayes
  • Photography By [Live Performance Photo] – Selem Wakazi
  • Photography By [Studio Photo] – Fabrice Buergelle
  • Recorded By – Adelight (tracks: B6, B7), Kengo Oshima (tracks: B6, B7), Malcom Catto, Malcolm Catto* (tracks: A1 to B5)
  • Synth, Piano [Rhodes] – Henry Wu
  • Tenor Saxophone – Shabaka Hutchings
  • Trumpet – Yelfris Valdés
  • Typography [Calligraphy] – Haji Noor Deen
  • Vocals [Words] – Gordon Wedderburn
  • Written-By, Producer, Performer – Henry Wu, Yussef Dayes

Notes

Released in November 2016.
First repress in December 2016.
Second repress in January 2017.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5060180322908
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BWOOD0157LP A1 AYLA BG46758 - 01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BWOOD0157LP B1 BG46758 - 01 B1 GWY'S ELECTRIC BARBARA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BWOOD0157CD Yussef Kamaal Black Focus ‎(CD, Album) Brownswood Recordings BWOOD0157CD UK 2016
BWOOD0157LP Yussef Kamaal Black Focus ‎(LP, Album, RP) Brownswood Recordings BWOOD0157LP UK 2017
BWOOD0157LP Yussef Kamaal Black Focus ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Whi) Brownswood Recordings BWOOD0157LP UK 2016
none Yussef Kamaal Black Focus ‎(10xFile, WAV, Album, 24 ) Brownswood Recordings none UK 2016
none Yussef Kamaal Black Focus ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Brownswood Recordings none UK 2016

Amarin
Hello,Does anyone knows how to differenciate the 1st realease, from the repress 1 and 2 ?Is the difference only checkable by weighting it ? In this case, could you guys indicate the weight of your vinyl, to make us able to compare hahaha ?What about the musicality ? It's kinf of abstract and depends a lot of the personal sensitivity and the Hi-Fi installation which is playing the album...I need help on that case (it's for a present, and I want to offer the best as possible, as my brother cares about the musical details which are inherent to the audio mastering and the press quality).
Shak
Just arrived… My collection of Herbie Hancock`s records is going on shelf. Yussef is taking over THE SPIN... PEACE.
Tolrajas
stunning album, modern jazz-funk masterpiece from a group of the top UK jazz players
Hellblade
The pressing like people said is mostly great as Optimal tends to do. Sadly my copy had a scratch causing clicks which was possibly made by the cardboard inner thats not lined with plastic.The music is also mostly good, but mastered a little square and simple at times. Its like they forgot this was a stereo record on side A because its mostly a centered soundstage. Some sounds are a bit low fi, possibly as artistic choice, but it doesnt lend itself well to the sound. Theres not much to complain about here though, if you enjoy the music you should be satisfyed with this release.Equipment Used:Rega RP1 with Nagaoka MP-110 CartridgeCyrus 2 AmplifierSystem Fidelity SF-3050 Tower SpeakersCustom made HQ Speaker Cables
Phallozs Dwarfs
the 2017 repress is listed separately. First vinyl black pressing is heavier vinyl than subsequent pressings.
skriper
great music, pity about the spoken word samples... i reach for the skip button every time the guy starts talking
Cordaron
Your turntable has a skip button as well? Thought I was the only one
Invissibale
Wonderful, wonderful pressing! Sounds absolutely terrific - all levels set perfect, heavy vinyl, no surface noise. If only all new records where pressed like this.. And the music.. Just lovely!
Quashant
Fucking 10 words , this is Great great great album !
Uyehuguita
That’s**** Don’t*** you’re***** Also, there are 9 words maximum if you count every repeat, not 8. ;)
Unh
thats six words actually - four if you dont include the repeats of great - unless of course your counting "fucking ten words" then at maximum there are only 8 fucking words. Just sayin bro - your math is fucked.
godlike
well, they just split up according to the Brownswood FB page... so if theres a time to buy this masterpiece, now would prolly be it... *go in sharkssss*
Gosar
Really good quality pressing. The sleeve itself feels thicker than the average record album sleeve and the record itself feels thick as well. My copy didn't have any noticeable surface noise. Excellent pressing by this label.
Olwado
I've got some terrible surface noise and I just took it out of the package. Hopefully this was just an isolated incident! Too bad
Eayaroler
Same here :'( On the B Side for two tracks.
Dddasuk
If there is such a thing as a jazz record of the year then this is probably it. Now go check United Vibrations as well.
Yozshugore
It is always immensely satisfying to discover an artist who has an album that is not only superbly pressed, but engages ones attention from start to finish. This is bang on.
Kann
Got the 3rd repress yesterday. Sounds is perfect, no surface noise.
Na
Here's the matrix of the DECEMBER repress: BWOOD 0157 LP A1 AYLA BG46758 - 01 A1 BWOOD 0157 LP B1 AYLA BG46758 - 01 B1 GWY'S ELECTRIC BARBARA
Kajishakar
I received the copy today. with the matrix you wrote. So this is not the original released.Do you have the original matrix?
Enila
There is ANOTHER repress due for shipping mid January via bandcamp - £15 plus shipping.
caster
Someone please provide the matrix numbers of this first november released
Lanadrta
is there a difference with the december repress ?
Shaktizragore
Anyone ordered this before? Had mixed experiences ordering via bandcamp. Not all labels can pack vinyl very well.
Pettalo
Don't hesitate. Go pre-order from their Bandcamp page. You know it makes sense.
spacebreeze
You can pre order this beauty on YK bandcamp ( shipping early december as said below)
mr.Mine
Repress coming early december Please enter at least 6 more.
Pad
It's 4pm on the 4th of November and this has pretty much gone everywhere. Was this some mad limited release? If so why?
Zugar
The reissue is available to order now on the bandcamp. It's really good.
watching to future
Ah ok then. Thanks for the heads up. Word z
Zeleence
Heard repress is on the way from the guys at Sounds of the Universe. They got less copies than what they initially ordered.
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