Three on a Thursday #66


Bow-chicka-wow – I’m back baby!

Apologies for last week, it was my baby brothers Wedding and the time set aside for writing Three on a Thursday was sucked up by the shuttling of people, picking up of buttonholes and inevitable wedding shenanigans, followed by a stag do for a separate wedding, so by the time I came back up for air it was Tuesday evening and I was nursing the mother of all hangovers …

Never mind, back now.

Shall we?

First up, Atherton – no nothing to do with the swashbuckling opening bat for England and Lancashire through the 90’s, but more a Canuck hip-hop head with a penchant for the theatrical fired over this cheerful little ditty, Lights Out

Minimal samples over a snapping beat? Check.

Sinister, slightly creepy vocal, reminiscent of Aesop Rock Check.

Video that seems to be filmed in a mental hospital? Check.

Hell, I’ll even forgive him for the little bit of autotune that’s crept in there …

I’m obviously in the mood for low-down lazy hip-hop this week. Chill Bump drops  Chillin’ with the Bump a slice of mellow, seriously smooth, late night, G-Funk ish, stuffed to the rafters with sliced up summery samples. Available over here

Last up this week is a bit more bouncy, but still keeping with that summery vibe. It’s been a while since I dropped a Panama Cardoon track, and this time he’s bought another favourite of mine, Palov, with him. Summer of a Fool is a reggae tinged latin beaty number (quelle supris!) with a wicked little vocal. Noice!

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About djsherlockohms

Obsessive music nerd for since his formative years, Sherlock Ohms finally pulled his finger out and started inflicting his collection of Funk, Soul, Hip-hop, Reggae, Breaks, Beats and random ephemera on the unwitting public in mid-2008. Since then he's graced the airwaves of Big Chill FM and Purple Radio, the stages of the Festinho festival, and the DJ booths of the UK fluffing for the likes of DJ Moneyshot, Boca 45 and Ugly Duckling. Whether it's early morning chilled wig outs, or eclectic party starting beat fests there's a reason they call him 'No Shit Sherlock' View all posts by djsherlockohms

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