Believers Vol.1 – Scrimshire

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Believers Vol.1 – Scrimshire

br Alberts Favourites cofounder Adam Scrimshire is set to release his fifth album Believers Vol featuring guests And Is Phi Bessi KOG Omar Xana amp Faye Houston Penya Stac and Tamar Osborn The album draws from Scrimshires passion for jazz soul and electronic music of all styles from energetic Afrodisco through lushly orchestrated neosoul to harmonious jazz experimentsAnadwo opens the album a bright Afrodisco inspired groove written with Ghanaian artist KOG and is possibly Scrimshires most extroverted track to date Regular collaborator Stac and Brighton singer and producer Bessi sing on snappy neosoul tracks Where Are We and Lost In Space And Time respectively And Is Phi brings an eclectic mix of jazz poetry and improvisation to Chance Me while Transformation stars acclaimed saxophonist Tamar Osborn Genredefying quartet Penya feature on globaljazz epic Tanto Tiempo and the incomparable Omar joins with Xana and Faye Houston on album highlight Love Is Loving Cosmicjazz instrumental Peaceless Peace closes out Believers Vol ending a bold and positive album filled with creativity and joy Writing and producing my last album Listeners opened the floodgates for me Ive written more in the last months than in years Practicing for the live band levelled up my playing and opened up possibilities in writing I couldnt find before Since then Ive written more than two albums worth of Scrimshire songs But I really wanted to try and focus the experience and separate between music that represented the positivity and optimism Ive experienced in recent years against my more introverted and angrier instincts Believers Vol represents warmth and hope Everyone I worked with early in lockdown seemed to want to express those longings for physical and emotional connection too The whole album reaches out I think its full of long embraces But it is also for me personally a love letter to black music and the black artists that shaped everything I care about sonically from my very first memories of music until now It draws from sounds I grew up around in the early to mid eighties classic records from the seventies that Ive never tired of but important dance records from the late nineties and early s that celebrated and subverted those ideas too Scrimshire released his fourth album Listeners in summer which was supported across BBC Radio Music including an Album of the Day feature as well as by Jamz Supernova Jamie Cullums Radio Jazz Show Worldwide FM and Amazing Radio His earlier albums Bight The Hollow and Along Came The Devil One Night were released on the Wah Wah s label where hes also now a coowner and director He has continued to gain support for his successful Scrimshire Edits series and has produced and mixed records for artists including Stac Daudi Matsiko Bastien Keb Rnin Arkestra and Jonny Drop Alberts Favourites was formed by Adam Dave Koor and Jonny Drop who designed the logo and artwork and has released records by Hector Plimmer Rnin Arkestra The Expansions Huw Marc Bennett and Jonny Drop br

 

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play epA1 – Anadwo (Tonite)

play epA2 – Where Are We

play epA3 – Lost In Space & Time

play epA4 – Chance Me

play epB1 – Transformation

play epB2 – Tanto Tiempo

play epB3 – Love Is Loving

play epB4 – Peaceless Peace

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br Alberts Favourites cofounder Adam Scrimshire is set to release his fifth album Believers Vol featuring guests And Is Phi Bessi KOG Omar Xana amp Faye Houston Penya Stac and Tamar Osborn The album draws from Scrimshires passion for jazz soul and electronic music of all styles from energetic Afrodisco through lushly orchestrated neosoul to harmonious jazz experimentsAnadwo opens the album a bright Afrodisco inspired groove written with Ghanaian artist KOG and is possibly Scrimshires most extroverted track to date Regular collaborator Stac and Brighton singer and producer Bessi sing on snappy neosoul tracks Where Are We and Lost In Space And Time respectively And Is Phi brings an eclectic mix of jazz poetry and improvisation to Chance Me while Transformation stars acclaimed saxophonist Tamar Osborn Genredefying quartet Penya feature on globaljazz epic Tanto Tiempo and the incomparable Omar joins with Xana and Faye Houston on album highlight Love Is Loving Cosmicjazz instrumental Peaceless Peace closes out Believers Vol ending a bold and positive album filled with creativity and joy Writing and producing my last album Listeners opened the floodgates for me Ive written more in the last months than in years Practicing for the live band levelled up my playing and opened up possibilities in writing I couldnt find before Since then Ive written more than two albums worth of Scrimshire songs But I really wanted to try and focus the experience and separate between music that represented the positivity and optimism Ive experienced in recent years against my more introverted and angrier instincts Believers Vol represents warmth and hope Everyone I worked with early in lockdown seemed to want to express those longings for physical and emotional connection too The whole album reaches out I think its full of long embraces But it is also for me personally a love letter to black music and the black artists that shaped everything I care about sonically from my very first memories of music until now It draws from sounds I grew up around in the early to mid eighties classic records from the seventies that Ive never tired of but important dance records from the late nineties and early s that celebrated and subverted those ideas too Scrimshire released his fourth album Listeners in summer which was supported across BBC Radio Music including an Album of the Day feature as well as by Jamz Supernova Jamie Cullums Radio Jazz Show Worldwide FM and Amazing Radio His earlier albums Bight The Hollow and Along Came The Devil One Night were released on the Wah Wah s label where hes also now a coowner and director He has continued to gain support for his successful Scrimshire Edits series and has produced and mixed records for artists including Stac Daudi Matsiko Bastien Keb Rnin Arkestra and Jonny Drop Alberts Favourites was formed by Adam Dave Koor and Jonny Drop who designed the logo and artwork and has released records by Hector Plimmer Rnin Arkestra The Expansions Huw Marc Bennett and Jonny Drop br

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A1 – Anadwo (Tonite), A2 – Where Are We, A3 – Lost In Space & Time, A4 – Chance Me, B1 – Transformation, B2 – Tanto Tiempo, B3 – Love Is Loving, B4 – Peaceless Peace

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