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  • Hopes & Sorrows [Decon, 2007] B+
  • Tales of Forgotten Melodies [Decon, 2007] Dud

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Hopes & Sorrows [Decon, 2007]
Two big improvements for this very French packager of ear cinema. One: His movie-sample "content" is very much l'art pour l'art, often referencing the tools and tactics of his craft. Two: Not to mince words, he employs more African-American voices, including Ursula Rucker and Sharon Jones outdoing their own records--and sinking the beats deeper in the process. B+

Tales of Forgotten Melodies [Decon, 2007] Dud