Mansur Brown – Shiroi (2018) FLAC & 320kbps
Artist: Mansur Brown
Release Date: September 28, 2018
Label: Black Focus
Category: jazz, Dance, Electronic
Mansur Brown’s Shiroi is an arrival, both for him and the UK’s Jazz scene. The latest in a string of excellent UK releases for 2018 (Kamaal Williams – The Return; the Brownswood Recordings compilation We Out Here; Sons of Kemet – Your Queen Is a Reptile) Shiroi is the first release from Kamaal Williams’ Black Focus Records. The first minute of its opening track ‘The Beginning’ echoes and cries out with whining guitar chords; it almost feels like labour, prenatal somehow, before giving birth to a funky refrain bringing the bassline heavy track to a brisker pace.
Mansur Brown has flair. He regularly rips into supercharged solos throughout the project, and each time he goes into one, the track breaks and revs up, only slowing down before…