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Saturday, 6 June 2015

They Came In Peace



This track by Tranquility Bass came past my way again recently, perfectly laid back from California in 1991, when house began to go down tempo. Insect noises. A veeeerrrry slow beat. The odd drone. That vocal sample. A superbly jazzy bassline. Taking it easy. Sadly, the man behind Tranquility Bass, Michael Kandel, died a few weeks ago aged only forty seven.

They Came In Peace

5 comments:

The Swede said...

I must have heard 'They Came in Peace' back in the day (ahem), as the tune is instantly recognisable to me. A really lovely feel and the perfect selection for this balmy morning. I'm interested to check out more of his music. RIP Mr Kandel, you left us at least one classic.

Luca said...

Two. Do not forget 'Cantamilla'. Sad news anyway.

drew said...

Quality tune. Go easy Mr Kandel

Singing Bear said...

New to me and quite lovely. Sad news. RIP, Mr. Kendel.

Jake Sniper said...

Sad news. The album Let The Freak Flag Fly is a great album.