Anthony Valadez Just Visisting
Anthony Valadez "Just Visiting"
From soul jazz to weirdo soul Anthony Valadez's latest release Just Visiting covers all the bases. A former community radio DJ with an ear for the eclectic; Valadez has produced a lush landscape of dreamy beats mixed with live musicianship and overseas imports of protools tracks that sets a mood that would be right at home at the backyard barbecue or a sunday drive. L.A powerhouse Plug Research, the label behind Quadron, Bilal, and former Sa-ra standout Shafiq Husayn seems to be on a mission to carve out it's own niche as the go to label for chill out hip hop inspired tracks. And once again they have hit the mark. Album highlights include Begins, an open space of beauty featuring Miles Bonny on trombone. and Yolden Gears which features the harp work of Rebekah Raff. Valadez's come from as a DJ is evident in the seamless flow of the disc. press play, repeat and feel right.
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