Basswerk & Junglegrowers present:
The Green Man (TGM) –
Sound Power (Basswerk CD 08/ SRD/ Groove Attack/ Rough Trade)
get it here: http://basswerk.bandcamp.com/album/the-green-man-sound-power-download-only
The Green Man’s Sound Power is “Bass Music” with a lot of soul. Its 30 tracks are a sound journey from melancholy to euphoria, covering both speedy and half-time beats, coolness and emotion. It features mainly Drum & Bass, but also Dubstep, Ambient, Jazz, Soul, Techno, Trap and Trip Hop. It switches between lush arrangements and minimal simplicity, between wide spaces in sound and the intimacy of a drummer’s booth – with a big final at the end, featuring three of green man’s former biggest hits at the end of cd 2. “Sound Power” is a sound adventure – which is supposed to be experienced from the beginning to the end.
“Sound Power” is “Bass music” with a touch of Air or Massive Attack. Singers like Peter Boucner (I’m a Junglist, UK Top 10 with Shut Up & dance’s I’m Ravin I’m Ravin), Demolition Man, MC Navigator, Mystic Dan and Ras Abraham are performing on Green Man’s sound resulting in tracks with soul like “Face the Father”, “Word Sound Power” (both on Basswerk 38 limited edition vinyl), “Junglist Soldier”,”Keep Trying” or “Playing in the Dark”. Shut Up & Dance’s “The Green Man” once was the spark initiating “The Green Man”‘s artist career delivered the artist name, so having Peter Bouncer to sing the opening track matches not only soundwise. It’s the positive energy of his singinig – in Jamaica they call it “Word, Sound, Power” – which became a hook for the whole album, which is about “Sound” that lets you smile, gives power or also makes you wonder. Besides the groovy material tracks like “Chainsmoker, Apokalypse or “We destroy the world” show Green Man’s “dark” side.