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Two Fingers (Amon Tobin and Doubleclick) - What You Know (feat. Sway)

Two fingers What You Know
Two Fingers - What You Know (feat. Sway)
(12"/Download) Big Dada Recordings BD133, 2009-01-05


 two fingers what you know
Two Fingers - What You Know (feat. Sway)
(12"/Download) Big Dada Recordings BD133/BDDNL133, 2009-01-05

Tracklisting promo CD :
A1. What You Know feat. Sway
A2. What You Know (instrumental)
A3. What You Know feat. Sway (acapella)
B1. What You Know feat. Sway (Emalkay remix)
B2. What You Know (Emalkay instrumental)

Links :
Two Fingers on Facebook
Doubleclick's post on King Cannibal's blog:

Two Fingers featuring Sway ("Straw Men") vocal session

Press Release :
The first, explosive emanation from a unique new collaboration, "What You Know" is delivered with all the impact of a knockout blow to the solar plexus. Hi-tech but rugged as hell, "What you Know" sounds like "Blade Runner" re-enacted in Tottenham, a juggernaut rhythm laced with the finest of lyrics.

North London MC and MOBO winner Sway, a million miles from his recent "Saturday Night Hustle," comes through with a lyric about misperceptions, the way that Black youth in Brtian is stereotyped and discriminated against, but done in a way that also acknowledges the role that rap music plays in reinforcing these stereotypes. It’s highwire stuff - funny, clever, thoughtful and angry.

Two Fingers are Amon Tobin and Joe "Doubleclick" Chapman. The pair met when Tobin lived in Brighton and bonded over an interest in music that ran way beyond the boundaries of "electronica". Last year, while Tobin was living in Montreal, they began bouncing beats back and forth, trying to apply production techniques associated with UK styles like drum & bass to the template of hip hop. When they had a few tunes together they sent them to Sway. He was so taken with what they were doing, he flew straight out to Montreal and recorded seven tracks with them. The remaining rhythms were voiced by sometime Missy protégé Ms Jade and dancehall legend Cecile.

The result is a project unlike anything that any of the three main players has ever made before, a unique, utterly uncompromising, brutal and beautiful record that could only have grown out of the UK and the internationalism of those involved. Due for release in March 2009, "Two Fingers" is set to be one of the records of the year. "What You Know" is where you start to get to know that. Get it now. Ya know that!

Sway flew from England to Montreal to record his vocals for the Two Fingers debut album. The session took place at Planet Studios between Sept 17-20, 2007

Two Fingers tracks in Amon Tobin free mix

Tracklisting :
01 Amon Tobin - In the Dark (intro)
02 Amon Tobin - Horsefish (live mix)
03 Cardiacs - The Alphabet Business Concern (Home of Fadeless Splendour)
04 Two Fingers - TBA
05 Spank Rock - Bump (Switch remix)
06 Two Fingers - TBA
07 Amon Tobin - Esthers
08 Amon Tobin - Throwback (a.k.a. Intro to Solid Steel Live 1)
09 King Cannibal - Aragami Style
10 Kelis - Aww Shit
11 Two Fingers - TBA
12 Amon Tobin - Kitchen Sink (live mix)/Ms. Jade - Jade's A Champ
13 Amon Tobin - Big Furry Head
14 Tech Itch - Know
15 Amon Tobin - Verbal (acapella)
16 Two Fingers - TBA
17 Boxcutter - Grub
18 Autechre - Doctrine
19 Amon Tobin - Foley Room
20 Amon Tobin - Untitled
21 Dom & Roland - Ritual
22 Amon Tobin & Noisia - Untitled
23 Konflict - Messiah (Noisia remix)
24 Spank Rock - Get On the Floor (Disco D production)
25 Nice Nice - Uh Oh
26 Amon Tobin - Straight Psyche
27 Autechre - Second Bad Vilbel
28 Noisia - B.R.E.E.Z.E.
29 Noisia - Concussion
30 Kryptic Minds & Leon Switch - No Remorse
31 Amon Tobin - Keep Your Distance

Link to download page:

Click the white "mp3" button to download a .zip archive containing the mix, a .pdf booket and a graphic for your music library.

This is a live recording of Amon's DJ set in Brussels, early 2007.


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