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Two Fingers - Instrumentals



Two Fingers Instrumental Album
Two Fingers - Instrumentals
(CD/Download) Big Dada BDCD155/BDDNL155, 2009-09-07

Bearing in mind the producers involved, it was inevitable that Two Fingers would produce an instrumental version of their critically-acclaimed eponymous debut. What was perhaps less inevitable is that a twelve track album would become a twenty-two track instrumental album. Amon Tobin and Joe "Doubleclick" Chapman have provided instrumentals to the ten vocal tracks on the original record and then doubled up with another ten new instrumentals, all as glacial, exhilarating and hard as the beats on the original release. Two Fingers 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. If it's not hip hop as we know it, then nor is it drum & bass or grime. Like all the best music it transcends genre to stand on its own - icy, transcendent, brilliant.
ALAS TWO FINGERS INSTRUMENTALS WILL NOT HAPPEN IN FRANCE. NO PROMO COPIES. NOTHING. DEAD BEFORE RELEASE.
Two Fingers Instrumental Album
Two Fingers - Instrumentals
(CD/Download) Big Dada BDCD155/BDDNL155, 2009-09-07

Tracklisting :
Two Fingers - Instrumental
That Girl - Instrumental
Marmite Rhythm
One Flute Rhythm
What You Know - Two Fingers Remix
Jewels and Gems - Instrumental
Not Perfect - Instrumental
Bad Girl - Instrumental
Straw Men - Instrumental
Broken (Stance) Rhythm
High Life - Instrumental
Trickstep Rhythm
Doing My Job - Instrumental
Subway Rhythm

Bonus Tracks (digital files, accessible on PC or Mac) :
Combat Rhythm
Scott Foster Rhythm
Keman Rhythm
Act Like You Know- Instrumental
Twelves - Two Fingers Remix
Moth Rhythm
Sinus Rhythm
Have It Like That - Instrumental

Links :
twofingersmusic.com
myspace.com/2wofingers
bigdada.com
Two Fingers on Facebook

Press Release :
Bearing in mind the producers involved, it was inevitable that Two Fingers would produce an instrumental version of their critically-acclaimed eponymous debut. What was perhaps less inevitable is that a twelve track album would become a twenty-two track instrumental album.

Amon Tobin and Joe "Doubleclick" Chapman have provided instrumentals to the ten vocal tracks on the original record and then doubled up with another ten new instrumentals, all as glacial, exhilarating and hard as the beats on the original release.

Two Fingers are Brazilian beat-adventurer 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". In Montreal they applied production techniques associated with UK styles like drum & bass to the template of hip hop. It was an experiment with explosive results. MOBO-winner Sway (now signed to Akon's Konvict label in the US) heard what was brewing he was so taken with it, he flew straight out to Montreal and recorded seven tracks with them, showing a harsher, more serious side to his personality whilst offering wry social commentary on everything from the way young Black men are treated ("What You Know") to crazy girls who do too many pills ("That Girl"). The remaining rhythms were voiced by sometime Missy protégé Ms Jade and dancehall legend Ce'Cile. A couple of instrumental rhythms were added and this, the first stage of a continuing project, was complete.

"Two Fingers" 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. If it's not hip hop as we know it, then nor is it drum & bass or grime. Like all the best music it transcends genre to stand on its own - icy, transcendent, brilliant.

Press:
"Apocalyptic slash-and-burn rap futurism, with 1999-vintage Timbo as spirit animal" - Pitchfork
"An inspired project" - Q
"2009's most sonically interesting collab" - Knowledge
"An inventive and instantly addictive hip hop album" - DJ
"Think Burial meets Timbaland and you're ahlf way there." - ATM
"Two Fingers has a deadly focus and intent" - The Wire
"A real revelation" - HHC
"A true lesson in futurism" - iDJ
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DC DC ·  09 March 2010, 13:20

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI....

i am selling it here internationally if anyone wants to get a copy

Cheers


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