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York (CD)

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Experience an experiment turned masterpiece…York.  Originally titled NoYork and slated to be the major label debut from acclaimed Los Angeles emcee Blu, this much-discussed album was eventually renamed and (finally) released through Nature Sounds in 2013.  The result was a certified classic that remains one of Blu's most ambitious project to date.  Infused with the electro experimentation of the early 2000s L.A. beat scene, York covers a wide spectrum of sound, with production by beat icons like Flying Lotus, Exile, MadlibDibia$e, Shafiq Husayn, Daedalus, and Samiyam.  Melding world-class lyricism with sonic textures encompassing psych rock, dub, broken beats, and jazz, the album strikes a unique balance between golden era hip-hop and eclectic futurism. This CD release includes 12-page booklet and exclusive mini-poster.
1. Doin Nothin (feat. U-God)
2. Everything OK (feat. Jack Davey)
3. Everybody Nose (feat. Sa-Ra and Nola Darling)
4. Above Crenshaw (feat. Cashus King)
5. SLNGBNGRS!
6. Soupa (feat. Suzi Analogue)
7. Hours
8. Annie Hall (feat. Chop, Cherry Pop, and Tiombe Lockhart)
9. Tags (feat. Exile)
10. Spring Winter Summer Fall (feat. Jimetta Rose)
11. Down To Earth (feat. Donel Smokes, Definite, and Dubble Oh)
12. My Sunshine (feat. Nia Andrews)
13. Keep Ush Inn
14. Doin Somethin (feat. El Prez, Pac Div, U-N-I, Tiron & Ayomari, and J*Davey)

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