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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Track of the Day: Fresh Espresso

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 12:52 PM

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Nothing like a little Fresh Espresso to wake your ass up--and then keep you in a dreamstate. The Seattle duo's synth- and string-driven hip-hop floats on pastel sci-fi melodies, choruses where robots harmonize with breathy background vocals, and clean beats that are airy and uplifting.

The group comprises producer/composer/rapper P Smoov and emcee Rik Rude, who offer dreamy narratives of semi-reality and drifting away on "Bedroom."

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