Label : Hypo=espresso Records ( Bali / Japan )
Release : 2010, Oct, 6th
Format : CD / Digital
Release note :
Following the success of the ‘ Chillpresso 1 ~ Dari Bali ~ ‘ , Supercozi’s own Hypo=espresso Records delivers the second title of it’s popular ‘Chillpresso’ series.
11 brand new chill-out tracks from the Hypo producers, featuring guest vocalists such as Bali’s very own Gusti Santika and Marlyn, dutch house diva Lex Empress (also featured on the Chillpresso 1 opening track ” Waltz On The Dusk Sand “) , Ibiza-based trance diva Michele Adamson, hailing from San Fran, new- comer MC Reason and also Bali based Japanese jazz saxophonist Chika Asamoto and a host of local talent .
The album’s journey starts with Zen Lemonade’s ” Dream Of Satpam “, featuring guest vocal Gusti Santika’s traditional Balinese singing style. Gusti is a professional temple/ceremony singer and songwriter who also doubles working as a Satpam ( night guard) bringing us a unique ” Balinese Blues ” which gently shimmers over Gus and Cozi’s modern music production .
Compiler Supercozi produced 3 tracks for the compi . feature her signature electronic hybrid of jazz , trip-hop and layered synth sounds ..also mixed up with MC Reason’s raga influenced vocals, sitars and acoustic guitars.
Maestro Gus Till also delivers 2 of his signature chill out tracks – Chunky psy-funk grooves and gamelan flavored ambient layered with Asamoto’s floating sax impressions.
New unit Paam9 adds 2 fine lounge-style grooves featuring local jazz queen Marlyn, There’s also a full-on asian vibe on several tracks with sitar, gamelan, indonesian flutes and more .
Exotic atmospheres stretch to the other side of the globe with the Zen Lemonade’s track 9- celtic-vibe drenched ‘Tree Of Souls’ featuring the psychedelic diva Michele Adamson .
The album maintains it’s seamless flow throughout and sports a luxurious cover featuring special printing technics such as polly / silver layer and UV spot and also includes a gorgeous 12 page booklet with plenty of beautiful Bali pictures.
Track list :
1. Dream of Satpam / Zen Lemonade feat.Gusti Santika
2. Sky Passage / Paam9
3. Sang The Palm ( Wave Mix ) / Supercozi feat.Reason
4 . Birds Are Dancing / Zen Lemonade
5. Karma Voyage / Supercozi feat. Lex Empress
6. Bluelines / Gus Till
7. Don’t Let Your Love be Wallpaper / Paam 9
8. Wine & Sofa / Supercozi
9. Tree Of Souls / Zen Lemonade feat. Michele Adamson
10. Zoomacca ( Lemongrass Mix ) / Supercozi
11. Light Rain / Gus Till feat. Chika Asamoto
Final Mix & mastered by Tim Valkenburg