Saturday, 30 March 2013

Mr Bird - Birds Birds Birds (Vital Force)

It's been a productive week so far! I'm again delighted to announce another hook-up for the blog, this time with soulful broken beat stable Fat Bird Records.

We start with an album from label head honcho Steve Bird (aka Mr Bird) with 'Bird Bird Bird'. Released in February this year on Vital Force, the album is a 13-tracker of original material, a slight departure from the remix work for which he's famed. His third album release, 'Birds...' explores Steve's new found influences having moved from Newcastle to Lisbon, Portugal several years ago.

The album is a rich soundscape of dancefloor-orientated beats, jazzy percussion-led jams and soulful downtempo - personal faves include 'The Eskimo' and 'Wanna Be Good', two of the more loungy tracks from the album. Given the intense atmosphere felt throughout the tracks, it's hardly surprising that Mr Bird fits his own production work around a day-job writing original music for TV, documentaries, dance and theatre. The whole album has splashes of Scruff about it, which is why I'm super excited to hear more from Mr Bird, particularly a new album due to drop at some point this year on BBE. A really exciting artist to keep a watch out for.

Birds Birds Birds is out now on Vital Force. Grab it from Juno Download [here].
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