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Sam O.B New LP

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A genuine ode to the softer sides of the early 90s indie pop scene, could have been cherished by either coasts back then.

Positive Noise, the debut album by Sam O.B, is not a ‘journey of a record’, but it’s also not Party Time USA. It’s nuance: cloud patterns: like good progressive jazz. Like the refinement of refinement, the elegance of elegance. Sound propelled by its own smoothness. A coolness that isn’t cold. The earnestness of an old friend. Expanse. Experimentation. Actual warmth.

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Sam O.B. is (and has always been) a man of classics. When you hear the sax on ‘Salt Water,’ you will understand this ambition with precision. Arpeggiated horn delay and female oohs fall like geodesic rain. The blasting synth leads on ‘Midnight Blue’ and ‘Nearness’ waver and find their way (“Always on time”). The sing-and-play harmonies of ‘Sirens’ refer to the stunning bliss of smooth jazz, which has been in Sam’s arsenal of interests for longer than anyone can remember.

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Beautiful Limited Vinyl and Digital

Sam O.B – Positive Noise – The Debut Album
Album Out 11th August 2017
© LuckyMe Records 2017

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Simelguwapo says:

July 7, 2017 at 7:50 pm

Hi Jakub,

Whose painting is that on top? It is really beautiful – you can actually feel the sunlight and the breeze. It makes me want to go the beach.

Thanks!

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