Something About April (Deluxe Edition)

BY Adrian Younge Presents Venice Dawn

CD [2CD]

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Description

In the four years since Adrian Younge’s Something About April album first appeared, the Los Angeles-based producer and multi-instrumentalist has become his own musical cottage industry. Not only has he collaborated with musical legends ranging from The Delfonics to Ghostface Killah, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and The Souls of Mischief; his work has also been sampled by such rap giants as 50 Cent, Jay-Z and Common.

In an equally impressive twist, DJ Premier produced an entire album with Younge’s work as his only source material (including multiple samples from April, of course) 2014’s PRhyme, with MC Royce Da 5’9″.

Something About April is an album that flaunts all of the trademarks that have made Younge an in-demand name as a composer and sample source-point. His work oozes raw, analog soul and the primal sonic edge of psychedelic rock sitting nicely alongside Ennio Morricone’s best soundtrack work; Pink Floyd’s early catalog and Parliament’s Osmium.

Younge’s songwriting is what truly makes this album unique and keeps ears engaged. While many of his tunes are initially vamp-driven, there are changes and aural twists that lurk around every corner.

This deluxe 2-LP / 2-CD reissue package on Younge’s Linear Labs imprint, includes a bonus instrumental song from the original album sessions – “Niacin” – plus an entire extra LP / CD of never-before-issued instrumentals.

Additional information

Weight2.5 oz
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LLA000122CD

Reissue

1

limited_edition

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Artist

Adrian Younge Presents Venice Dawn

Artist Group Members

Adrian Younge; Venice Dawn

Bonus Item

Album Instrumentals

Size

0

Label

Linear Labs

Format

2CD

Item Type

CD [2CD]

Featuring

Brooke Derosa; Calibro 35; Darren Lee; Dennis Coffey; Loren Oden; Rebecca Jordan; Shawn Lee

Producers

Adrian Younge

Release Date

21/4/2015

Pages

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