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Protassov - Shalina Music



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Protassov - Shalina Music
(CD) Switchstance Recordings SRCD 006, 2008-05-16

Info :
"Protassov's first solo album "Shalina Music" (SRCD 006) is finished and it's a pure banger. after releasing the collaboration album "Grow" together with Kabanjak in 2005 he is ready to show why we call him our psychedelic beatmonster. the funked up teaser for this album, the "Steam & Oil EP" (including remixes by Flevans and Dr. Rubberfunk), received great response and numerous plays by cats like Kid Loco, 7 Samurai, Dusty (Jazz & Milk), DJ Enne (Innvision), Erik The Red (Giant Step) and many more. the album will be out on the 16th of may, distributed worldwide exclusively through Groove Attack (physical release) and Zebralution (digital release)." (from Switchstance MySpace page)

Tracklisting :
01. Liquid Season
02. Shalina Music
03. Another Letter
04. I Wonder feat. Bajka
05. Baby Headache
06. When We Dance
07. Robinson
08. A Thousand Dates
09. Steam & Oil
10. Animal Tears
11. Fine Times
12. Wake Up
13. Never Gonna Stop

Links :
myspace.com/aprotassov
switchstancerecordings.de
myspace.com/switchstancerecordings grooveattack.com

Press Release :
First full length solo album by Switchstance’s psychedelic Beatmonster Protassov who is known for his remixes for Dr. Rubberfunk, Ancient Astronauts or labels such as Bastard Jazz Records, Loop Recordings and his musical contribution to videos of Burton Snowboards, Quiksilver or Element Skateboards.

The album is full of beautiful live guitars, chunky Beats and heavy breaks. Ranging from advanced downtempo to solid uptempo breaks to even beat-heavy reggae with female vocalist Bajka (known for her works with Bonobo, Radio Citizen, Poets of Rhythm or Beanfield).

Highly recommended by Kid Loco, 7 Samurai, Dusty (Jazz & Milk), DJ Enne, (Innvision), Toph One (XLR8R Magazine), etc…

More Switchstance news :

1. Live
Every year in march the Winter Music Conference takes place in miami beach/usa and this year Dugo of the Ancient Astronauts will fly over to the states to represent the Ancient Astronauts on their first mini us tour. his musical journey will take him to san francisco, washington dc and then miami beach. check the tour dates and other Switchstance live gigs on our website www.switchstancerecordings.de !
April and may will be dedicated to boardsports again and we will be busy with the VANS Girls Clubnight Tour 2008 (cologne/vienna/berlin) and the next episode of Trix & Flix. more details in our april newsletter and soon on www.trixandflix.de

2. Releases & Artist News
Protassov's first solo album "Shalina Music" (SRCD 006) is finished and it's a pure banger. after releasing the collaboration album "Grow" together with Kabanjak in 2005 he is ready to show why we call him our psychedelic beatmonster. the funked up teaser for this album, the "Steam & Oil EP" (including remixes by Flevans and Dr. Rubberfunk), received great response and numerous plays by cats like Kid Loco, 7 Samurai, Dusty (Jazz & Milk), DJ Enne (Innvision), Erik The Red (Giant Step) and many more. the album will be out on the 16th of may, distributed worldwide exclusively through Groove Attack (physical release) and Zebralution (digital release). visit Protassov's profile on Myspace on www.myspace.com/aprotassov and check out his wonderful music!

Deela are in the studio again preparing the "Mano Mano EP", the second vinyl EP for their Funk- and Afro-loaded album "Mano Mano". Remixes on this one will be by Radio Citizen and Kid Loco. www.myspace.com/deelaswitchstance

Kabanjak and Dugo from the Ancient Astronauts are extremely busy in the studio laying finishing touches on their first album "We Are To Answer" which will be full of solid Hip Hop, Funk, Dopebeats and Reggae. the album features the vocal talent of The Pharcyde, Raashan Ahmad (Crown City Rockers), Tippa Irie, Phat Old Mamas and more. we keep you updated on this one. for sure! www.myspace.com/ancientastronautsswitch

But Kabanjak is not only busy with the Ancient Astronauts album. After finishing a remix for our friend Kid Loco from france he is slowly starting on solo productions for his Kabanjak album that will be out in 2009. check out this busy man on his Myspace profile www.myspace.com/kabanjak

3. Back In Stock
We have good news for you! the shop on www.switchstancerecordings.de is full with all our older releases on cd and vinyl. get the full selection of advanced Downtempo, Funk, Breaks and Reggae from our artist Ancient Astronauts, Deela, Kabanjak, Mango Juice and Protassov straight through our shop. and don't forget, buy 2 or more cd's and get our first label compilation "Fantastic Freeriding" for free. or buy 3 or more vinyls and get a heavy surprise vinyl for free!!! check the prices, the are soooo good

4. Switchstance Radioshow 19
Hosted by Protassov & Tom Strauch
1. Wu-Tang Clan 'Campfire' - Wu Music Group
2. Dr. Rubberfunk 'Sunset Breakdown'- GPS Recordings
3. Protassov 'Steam & Oil'- Switchstance
4. The Sugarmen Three & Co. 'Boscos Blues (Bull Jun Remix feat. Large Professor'- Daptone/Scion Records
5. Betty Davies 'If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up (Headnodic, Raashan Ahmad & Greg Errico Remix)'- Light In The Attic/Scion Records
6. The Daktaris 'Eltsuhg Ibal Lasiti (Mad Professor Remix)'- Daptone/Scion Records
7. Protassov - 'Baby Headache'- Switchstance
Start of special Switchstance vinyl mix by Tom Strauch:
1. Kabanjak ' Brain In Dub (feat. The Jungle Brothers / Protassov Remix)'- Switchstance
2. Protassov ' Fine Times'- Switchstance
3. Kabanjak 'Clap Your Hands'- Switchstance
4. Protassov 'Steam & Oil (Flevans Remix)'- Switchstance
5. Deela 'For What You Are feat. Mango Juice'- Switchstance
6. Ancient Astronauts '36 Hours (Fort Knox Five Remix)'- Switchstance
7. Deela 'Birds Are Singing'- Switchstance
8. Protassov 'Wake Up'- Switchstance
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