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Review: Kush Arora – Voodoo Sessions EP (KAP006)


Kush Arora, the ambassador of Dread Bass from San Francisco, has just put together a four-track EP of songs that are some hybrid of funky, dubstep and hiphop.  The first track “Humidifier” stands out on the release personally, with an epic intro that builds over nearly three minutes until the tension is released via a mutated funky drop.  Next up on “Empty Alleys” Kush takes it to in-your-face halftime dubstep but adds soca style snares which do a great job of complementing the wobble and halftime beat.  Peak intensity music.  On the third entry Bakir from The Spit Brothers joins up with Kush to tackle a remix of Maga Bo and K-Libre.  K-Libre is a Moroccan MC and “Nakhil” ends up sounding like a more dubsteppy version of DJ Vadim & the Russian Percussion.  Last up is an edit of the intro tune “Humidifier” that’s more DJ friendly, keeping the impact of the main section but without the long, and percussion-sparse build.  Great release all told.  This one’s out now @ Juno, May 18 on other e-music sites.

Kush Arora – Humidifier (most of the intro is not in this clip!)

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Kush Arora – Empty Alleys

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Maga Bo & K-Libre – Nakhil (Kush Arora & Bakir remix)

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On top of this release, Kush has just put together a mix of funky/dancehall & bashment vocalists which is positively hype.  If you aren’t trying to dance, don’t put it on.  If you’re looking for a workout on the other hand, throw away that exercise video and get after this:

Kush Arora-Daggering Funky+ Exclusives April2010 by KushArora

Tracklist:

1. Kush Arora- “Humidifier” acapella- MC Zulu-spread the word+Bounty Killer- Warlord Walk
2.Kush Arora- “Rumbler Riddim”(unreleased live dub) acapella + MC Zulu- Caress(from DavidLast and Zulu’s “Musically Massive”)
3. Other Weapons feat Lady K +Dr. Isreal+Juakali ( SubSwara Remix) -”Backflow ”
4. Other Weapons feat. MC Zulu – “So Decadent”( Kush Arora Remix)
5. Ill Cosby + Natalie Storm “look pon me “-”Lo Oyen”
6. Lil Silva – Flex vs. Pulse +Kush Hunter “Rasta Daggering”
7.Warrior One -” Bad Like Jimmy Cliff”
8. Beware&Motorpitch-”Pororoca” + Tarrus Riley – “Trap Setter”
9. Secret Agent Gel – “6 Am Shuffle” + Wiseproof”Wallflower Flex off Dread Bass Chronicles”
10. Monkey Steak – “Haarlem Drift”
11. Mj Cole Feat. Fox – “Fly Up Yo Banna”
12. Busy Signal – “Bakka Di House”(KAMASUTRA RIDDIM)
13. Beenie Man- “Gucci Glass”
14.Lady Chann – “Sticky Situation”(Toddla T Remix)
15. Nickodemus- 2 Sips & Cup ( Kush Arora Remix)
16. L Viz 1990 – “Compass ” + Bongo Chilli “Wine Mek Me See You( Off dread bass chronicles)
17. Freeland – “Do You” (High Rankin remix)
18. Mosca – “Nike (Club Edit)”
19. Kush Arora – Blood Magic” ( Unreleased live dub) +Juakali “Two Finga”
20. Sully – “Phonebox” (Point B Remix) + Juakali “Dem Boys”
21. Kush Arora – “Empty Alleys” (forthcoming Voodoo Sessions)
22. Eprom – “Never”
23.Octa Push feat. MC Zulu -” Baila Mundo”
24. Kush Arora – “Deal Breaker” ( live dub) + Mc Zulu “Lose Control”
25.Schlachthofbronx feat Spoek & Gnucci Banana- “Ayoba”(Ku Bo remix)
26. Jahcoozi feat Lexi Lee – “Freeze(Kalbata remix)”
27. Distal – “Boss Of The South”
28. Wiley – “Average Worker”
29.Roll Deep Riddim unknown
30. Marcus Visionary – “Crackhead”