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What It Is
Everything is Recorded is the solo project from XL Recordings head honcho Richard Russell. If you imagine yourself a connoisseur of hip sounds then you should already know XL Recordings. But, if you somehow missed that one, check the back of your M.I.A., Jamie XX, White Stripes, Thom Yorke, and The xx. Yeah, it’s a stack discography.
What It Sounds Like
It sounds like the Beach Boys and Pharrell Williams went on a summer picnic together and blasted dub reggae while Stevie Wonder served prosciutto and manchego. A track that appears on a label head’s vanity project, and features four guests, two of which (Kamasi Washington and Sampha) are certified buzzbin legends, is likely going to disappoint you. And while no one reinvents the wheel here, this shit is tasty.
If you find yourself on a picnic with Brian Wilson and Pharrell Williams, give us a call. We’d love to hang. Then slip this onto the playlist.