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R U Hip 2 the Revolution (digital single)

Review by Gary Hill

The mix of sounds on this tune is intriguing. It has a lot of old school texture, but also modern edges. This is fresh and timeless at the same time.

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R U Hip 2 the Revolution

There is a real classic rock groove to this piece. The I love the guitar fills on the number. The whole piece has a "protest music" vibe to it. As much as this piece is rooted in the past, that gets altered when it works out to a real rap movement later. Whatever you call this, it has a hopeful vibe and is an effective number. The tune seems like its winding down to end, but then organ rises up to create the basis of the closing instrumental section.

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