Cru Drums - Live/Work
Catalogue No.: YL2124LP
Release Date: 6th August 2021
Live/Work is a showcase of Cru's prowess and style on the drum kit. Cru's upcoming full-length effort blends live instrumentation with masterfully woven samples and expansive soundscapes- like Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers playing beats by J Dilla remixed by Squarepusher. Cru digs deep into his Jazz roots on Live/Work, citing influence from legends like Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, as well as contemporary fusion artists like Now vs. Now and Kamal Williams. During the COVID lockdown, Cru took it back to basics, spending hours alone in his studio practicing, writing, and recording new ideas. Live/Work was born in isolation, but grew into a project that helped Cru reconnect with his love of playing live music.
TRACKLIST: 1. Wedded [02:14] 2. Dig for Peace [03:52] 3. Beach Isle [01:50] 4. Armageddican [03:32] 5. Mashroom [03:07] 6. Bust a Beat [02:10] 7. Say Ahw [03:05] 8. Untold [01:38] 9. Million and One [03:03] 10. IMMY [02:14] 11. Making Time [02:57] 12. Snow Daze [04:19]
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