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Union - Analogtronics (CD)

After waiting patiently behind two singles, a dope video, and a neon-blue triangle shaped vinyl, Union is ready to unleash the most musically challenging, painstakingly crafted, MC-packed album in the dawn of 2012 - Analogtronics. Featuring Talib Kweli, Elzhi, MF DOOM, Roc Marciano, Guilty Simpson, and more, Union produces space-aged bangers that mold perfectly around each guest, in addition to sprinkling in a few lush, eye-widening instrumentals. This is the full length we have all been waiting for, as bonus tracks provide over twenty songs hypnotic interstellar boop-bap. Union consists of two Parisian producers whose otherworldly approach to analog-driven, melodically abstract, sample free hip-hop inspired Fat Beats Records to extend a label invitation immediately. When a mysterious, monolithic, glossy black package arrived at FBHQ with nothing more than a cryptic note and an unlabeled CD inside, the staff wasn't sure if Stanley Kubrick had risen from the dead to make mixtapes or if their lives were about to be transformed forever. Luckily it was the latter, and today the legendary label is poised to unleash Union's debut album Analogtronics on an unsuspecting Earth in the Dawn of 2012. Union was born when OJ, a Dilla-obsessed beat junkie with an unhealthy obsession for science fiction, met Gold, a jazzhead whose vast collection of vintage keyboards and synths left little room in his flat for trifling vanities like clothing and kitchen appliances. Though both shared a parallel vision for the music of tomorrow, they each occupied opposite corners of Paris' electro underground when their worlds collided in 2009. OJ, upon catching a flash of Gold's keyboard prowess at a Belleville loft party, approached the funky technician immediately in hopes of applying his melodic touch to a nearly finished beat tape. Gold loved what he heard, and thus two unique creative energies become one distinct Union.

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Intro
  2. Mystery Part I
  3. Time Leak Ft Talib Kweli & Sly Johnson
  4. Cocomango Ft MF Doom
  5. Light Odyssey
  6. Good Morning Ft Moka Only
  7. Song for Janasa Ft Rachel
  8. Wings Ft Elzhi
  9. Fallin' Ft Rapper Big Pooh & Janice
  10. Blue
  11. Preset Mars Ft Roc Marciano
  12. October Rush
  13. Digital Delight Ft Guilty Simpson
  14. Space B-Boy
  15. Sky Dust
  16. Baby Mama Ft Mani Hoffmann
  17. Mystery Part II