• Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band: Expansions (Colored Vinyl) Vinyl LP - Turntable Lab Exclusive

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
Expansions (Colored Vinyl) Vinyl LP - Turntable Lab Exclusive - PRE-ORDER - LIMIT 1 PER CUSTOMER

Big Crown Records

↳ elusive German steelpan outfit cover Jay-Z, Sylvester, Grace Jones, Erykah Badu +more, Lab exclusivo!!

Pre-Order Notice
this item is scheduled to ship Mid July 2021
all pre-orders ship with Lab stickers + notepad
Vinyl LP $24.95 Stock Email
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Pre-Order Notes + Order Instructions

  • This item is scheduled to ship Mid July 2021 (subject to change)
  • If you want to order additional items with a pre-order item, please make separate orders (1 order with pre-order item, 1 order with everything else)
  • If there is a delay, we will contact you directly
  • all pre-orders come with Turntable Lab stickers + notepad

"Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, the mysterious steel pan outfit hailing from Hamburg, Germany have amassed a cult following around the globe. With a slew of classic 7”s and two critically acclaimed full length albums, they set a high bar for themselves, one they clearly intend on pushing even higher with this new offering. On their third album, aptly titled Expansions, BRSB are back with more of the same, but more of the same with them is inherently different. Covering songs that span genres and range from mega hits to album cuts, they make them their own with their unique approach to the traditional steel pans of Trinidad and Tobago. Part of the allure of a new record from Bacao is finding out what covers they chose. They go from Jazz (Galt MacDermot), to Hip Hop (Slum Village / J Dilla), to a dance floor classic (Grace Jones) taking them all on with their signature style, expanding on the originals. An easy crowd favorite is their gritty, gully, and neck snapping cover of the Timbaland produced Jay-Z club hit 'Dirt Off Your Shoulder'. The infamous crushing Bacao drums start the show and the moment they start playing the top line on the pans, all bets are off. Sure to become a dance floor filler is their bottom heavy, four on the floor version of Sylvester’s classic 'I Need Somebody To Love Tonight'. By the time the album is through Bacao has taken the listener on a journey that spans a myriad of energies, tempos, and moods while somehow managing to keep it all under one umbrella. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band is breathing renewed life into the originals and continuing to push the boundaries of steel pan music, or, as the title suggests, expanding on it." - Big Crown Records

  • Turntable Lab exclusive
  • limit (1) per customer
  • blue lagoon colored vinyl (please note: actual pressing color and packaging may differ from mock-up photo)
  • limited edition of 200
  • release date: 07/16/21
  • tracklist: A1. Tough Victory A2. Space A3. Raise It Up A4. My Jamaican Dub A5. I Need Somebody To Love Tonight A6. Dirt Off Your Shoulder B1. Getting Nasty B2. Blow Your Cover B3. Represent B4. The Healer B5. Les Fleur B6. Squaring The Circle
  • music label: Big Crown Records 2021
  • TTL Editions 069

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