Music Is A Mission

To content | To menu | To search

Me & You - The Hoop Loop / Brown Paper Bag



Me And You The Hoop LoopMe And You Brown Paper Bag
Me & You - The Hoop Loop / Brown Paper Bag
(7") Tru Thoughts TRU7127, 2007-03-14

Tracklisting :
A1. The Hoop Loop
B1. Brown Paper Bag

Links :
myspace.com/meyoubrighton

Biography (from MySpace) :
"Me&You is a project from TM Juke and Robert Luis. A couple of years ago we got together to do a one-off track to play in our DJ sets but then TM Juke got involved in producing and co-writing Alice Russell’s album and working on his solo album and Robert Luis got busy with his day job (A&R and co-owner of Tru Thoughts). However, last summer we were invited to DJ at the Bestival event in the UK and decided to get together again to record a few specials for our DJ sets: these tracks where a Calypso influenced Drum and Bass track called Last Night and the Brazilian Batucada madness of Ze Zam.

The reaction to them at the festival was amazing and we both got lots of positive feedback and enquiries about the tracks through the Tru Thoughts website and MySpace afterwards. As we had enjoyed recording these dancefloor tracks we decided to record an album together. We did not want to be restricted by genres and decided to record music that reflected our DJ sets and what we felt other DJ’s and clubbers would enjoy dancing too as well.

The first single release will be a limited run of 1000 copies worldwide of the 7” with ‘The Hoop Loop’ and ‘Brown Paper Bag’ (released in May) The album ‘Floating Heavy’ will be released at the start of July and features influences from reggae, hip hop, jazz, calypso, afro, funk, dub step, disco, broken beat, acid house, drum and bass, Egypt, Brazil and Bollywood.

The album is released in June and Redeyes and Benny Page have just delivered some amazing remixes for the D&B heads and Quantic has done a dub version of Brown Paper Bag as well."
Djouls

Djouls

Stay informed of all things Paris DJs and beyond thanks to our Twitter news

Echo Echo ·  08 May 2007, 13:17

Heard Gilla drop the DnB remix of this at New Bohemia on Friday! Heavy track!


You might also like

The Frightnrs - Nothing More To Say

The Frightnrs - Nothing More To Say (CD/LP, Daptone, 2016)

An instant classic, this fantastic reggae-rocksteady album strives directly for legendary status. It's the first album from The Frightnrs, a Brooklyn band signed on the Daptone label, but it'll also be the last one, alas. Dan Klein, the singer with the magical tone, died from ALS last june. Produced...
Venezuela 70 - Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth - Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s

Venezuela 70 - Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth - Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s (CD/2LP, Soul Jazz, 2016)

English label Soul Jazz Records released this summer a collection of experimental rock recorded in Venezuela in the 1970s, at a time when oil was flowing in abundance and consequently culture rather well subsidized. However, this music had never really got out of the country until now, it's really a...