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TKG003-Kuma/Flippo:Of Silence and Secrecy 12": Out Now!

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Postby kuma » Wed May 27, 2009 7:37 am

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TKG Music 003: Kuma - Of Silence and Secrecy

a) Kuma- Of Silence and Secrecy
aa1) Kuma- Of Silence and Secrecy (Flippo's Omega Point Remix)
aa2) Abunaii- Angels (Motomasamix)


Audio here: http://www.myspace.com/thekonspiracygroup
Due Date: December 1st.
Distro: Cargo
Vinyl/Digital with exclusives

"The miraculous image of sound washed ashore"

This is a beast that was a long time in the making. Running the course of almost ten years, we've done almost everything we could think of under the Konspiracy Group banner. Been the first North American booking agency to really take a full time handling of dubstep. Thrown a bunch of shows showcasing what we have considered to be the most awesome music out there from 0-180 bpm (Kode 9, Pieter K, Spacetime Continuum). We've been blessed to work alongside many amazing people, a lot of you who happen to make your presence felt here. We've even put out a pair of CDs last year. So it only made sense to reach towards the DJs holy grail, to look towards our first 12".

We've always had a thing for the more unique forms of bass science, so for our first piece of vinyl, it made sense to us to distill our mandate and our passion down to its very essence.

Of Silence and Secrecy is one of my favorite things I've ever written. It's Dead Can Dance at 140 bpm. It's a distillation of influences that run from Gorgon Sound to Song To The Siren. Call it psychedelic, tribal garage, call it tropical dubstep, call it what you will. You've very likely heard Kid Kut, Bunzero and Forensics amongst others supporting it over time.

The thing I love most about Flippo's remix is how he's taken the blueprint handed to him and burnt it to ashes. Creating something entirely new while at the same time invoking the beatless legacy of Wiley's Devil Mixes and Kode 9's Sine of The Dub, he builds the track from lush, narcotic ambience into the kind of tune I've always felt Godspeed You! Black Emperor would write if they ever went to FWD.

The third and final track is a downtempo one. Why? Why the fuck not? Every record we put out will include a non-dancefloor tune. Rounding out the package is Motomasa's remix of mysterious Vancouver drum and bass duo, Abunaii. With a production background wedged deep in the hip-hop mecca's of Detroit and Atlanta, Motomasa has slowed down the original drum and bass track's metallic sonorities to a narcotic 808 led skank so these Angels end up somewhere a lot darker then they had planned.

This is just the first shot across the bow. TKG004 will feature Subswara rude boy, Sharmaji, and his mammoth tune "Radha Prepares" alongside his refix of my tune "Luminescent." That'll come later in the year.

Keep an eye out for a brand new Kuma beat tape called Den Songs and a new website too.

Consider this the rolling thread.

Enjoy!
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TKG005: Kuma- "What It's Not" ft Juakali, Amalia and Grievous Angel: Out Now
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Postby 3rdeye » Wed May 27, 2009 10:01 am

great news! digging the fliPPo remix too, deep tribal vibes.... look forward to bagging the wax :)
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Postby kernelcoremode » Wed May 27, 2009 11:06 am

HUGE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Postby kuma » Wed May 27, 2009 5:15 pm

Cheers lads, never be afraid of the deep...
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Postby Sharmaji » Wed May 27, 2009 5:17 pm

been lovin' this one for ages; so glad it's seeing a blackwax release. Bless up Kuma!
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Postby Forensics » Wed May 27, 2009 6:22 pm

Yeah, what TeReKeTe said. Big up Mr Kuma!
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Postby kuma » Thu May 28, 2009 5:16 pm

Big up lads!

New website launched last night!
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Postby kuma » Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:10 am

:o
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Postby sines » Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:15 am

That Flippo rmx is brilliant.
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Postby tomre » Tue Jun 16, 2009 5:30 am

GREAT!!!

Just love the website, can't wait to lay down TKG003 on my old turntable!

"Three tracks, one vision. When you've been fighting conservative thinking in electronic music for as long as we have, the weapons have to be this sharp."
Endless RESPECT!!!

I also would like to prereserve allready a copy of TKG004. 8) Sharmaji & Lady Eve will be on it if I'm right. :twisted:

BIG up Kuma! You are on the right path, doing great things! Did I allready mention,... RESPECT!!!
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Postby coishii » Tue Jun 16, 2009 8:15 am

Yeah been digging the Flippo remix too.. yet to hear the original. When is it out?
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Postby cogidubnus » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:28 am

Will be bagging this on sight - big things coming from Kuma & The Konspiracy Group
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Postby kidkut » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:48 am

Big up TKG, this ones a percy ingle..
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Postby kuma » Tue Jun 16, 2009 6:19 pm

big up all of you for the kind words.

Tomre: You're quite right, Sharmaji's Radha Prepares, his remix of my tune Luminescent and then something special from Lady Eve is she finishes it in time, all on TKG004.

coishii: Before the summer's over, should have better details soon. original can be heard on both my myspace and the TKG myspace page.

Cogi/Adam: Large up, your times now.
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Postby coishii » Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:01 am

Looking forward to it :)
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Postby flippo » Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:31 am

Kuma wrote: Before the summer's over


racist....
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Postby michael red » Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:51 am

kuma's a silent weapon. some people just don't know. how could they? heh.
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Postby kuma » Thu Jun 18, 2009 7:33 pm

fliPPo wrote:
Kuma wrote: Before the summer's over


racist....


I'm sorry, before winter's over. I'll go sacrifice another bottle of foster's in your name. :D

michael red wrote: kuma's a silent weapon. some people just don't know. how could they? heh.


Because I'm a ninja? Shhhh......
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Postby kuma » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:39 am

Mastering complete.
Dates to come.
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Postby coishii » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:00 am

Kuma wrote:Mastering complete.
Dates to come.


Oi oi!!! :) Look out for Kuma's mix on Symbiosis very soon!
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