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Soulico - Exotic on the Speaker



Soulico Exotic on the Speaker
Soulico - Exotic on the Speaker
(CD) JDub Records, 2009-10-06

JDub is proud to announce the release of Soulico's debut album, Exotic on the Speaker, available 9/8 on iTunes and in stores 10/6! It features guest appearances by Ghostface Killah (Wu Tang), Del the Funky Homosapien, MIA protege Rye Rye, Pigeon John, MC Zulu, Ceci Bastida and Middle Eastern MCs Tomer Yosef (of Balkan Beat Box), Axum, Onili, Saz and more. Several years in the making, this record fuses Hip-Hop with sounds from the Middle East.
"Funky house beats collide with commercial hip-hop cuts, Middle Eastern dancehall, nasty electro and quirky mash-ups in a way that not only packs sweaty clubs but yields popular radio hits in their homeland." [Washington Post]

Soulico Exotic on the Speaker
Soulico - Exotic on the Speaker
(CD) JDub Records, 2009-10-06

Tracklisting :
01. El Nur feat. Ghostface, Tomer Yosef & Saz
02. Exotic on the Speaker feat. Rye Rye
03. Pitom Banu feat. Axum
04. Put 'em Up feat. Lyrics Born & Axum | Download MP3
05. Darboukatron
06. SOS feat. Pigeon John & Ceci Bastida
07. Politrix feat. Del the Funky Homosapien
08. Come Back feat. Onili
09. Avood MeAhava feat. Oren Barzilay
10. We Keep On feat. Rebel Sun & Soul-J
11. Queen of Hearts feat. MC ZULU
12. Bo Be Easy feat. Axum & C. Le
13. 1,000 Nights feat. Ravid Khalni

Links :
myspace.com/soulicocrew
jdubrecords.org/press/soulico

Press Release :
SOULICO TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM "EXOTIC ON THE SPEAKER"

The Debut Album From Tel-Aviv's Soulico Fuses Hip-Hop with Sounds From The Middle East; Features Guest Appearances From Ghosface Killah, Rye Rye, and Others

New York, NY: JDub Records announced today the October 6th release of Soulico's (http://www.myspace.com/soulicocrew) debut album, Exotic on the Speaker. The album features guest appearances by Ghostface Killah (Wu Tang), Del the Funky Homosapien, MIA's protege Rye Rye, Pigeon John, MC Zulu, Ceci Bastida and Middle Eastern MCs Tomer Yosef (of Balkan Beat Box), Onili, Saz and more. Streaming tracks are currently available at http://jdubrecords.org/press/soulico/.

Comprised of four DJs from Tel Aviv, DJs Sabbo of Mad Decent fame, Rob, Shimmy Sonic and Wido (more on the DJs is below), Soulico's sound combines their trademark eclectic blend of energy-charged beats with a masterful fusion of everything from hip-hop, reggae and dancehall to Israeli folk and disco.

ABOUT THE DJS:

DJing since 1998, Eyal Rob (DJ Rob) founded Israel's most popular music website and blog, mooma.co.il, as well as Israel's music channel, Channel24. An accomplished writer on music and culture, Rob edited 2003's Ain't What it Used to Be: Stories of Israeli Club Culture and currently contributes to several Israeli publications.

Ido Saar (DJ Wido) has written and produced songs for such Israeli luminaries as Zahava Ben, and produced the top selling Israeli Now That's What I Call Hip Hop volumes I and II for Helicon. With an artist visa secured in 2002, Saar spent a year working on staff at VP Records in NYC.

Ronen Sabbo (DJ Sabbo) has been awarded numerous Gold records as a song-writer and producer for HaDag Nachash, Asaf Amdursky, and Mookie. Sabbo has worked with Stephen and Damien Marley and produces alongside "Thru You" DJ/Producer Kutiman. He also acts as Mad Decent's Tel Aviv correspondent.

Michael Emmeth (DJ Shimmy Sonic) has taught sound design at Jerusalem's renowned Bezalel Academy of Art and Design since 2002. He was nominated for the Best Sound Design award in 2000 by the Israeli Film Academy (akin to the Oscars) for his work on Mars Turkey and won the Best Sound Design award from the prestigious Jerusalem Film Festival in 2006 for his work on No Exit.

About JDub
JDub Records is a non-profit dedicated to innovative Jewish music community and cross-cultural dialogue. JDub has released albums by Matisyahu, Balkan Beat Box, and Michael Showalter among others.
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