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Limited Edition 10" Gold Vinyl
Record/Vinyl + Digital Album
" Any time you can make a record that sounds perfect alongside DAVID AXELROD, CEDRIC IM BROOKS, COUNT OSSIE, any ETHIOPIQUES collection, and even a SLITS record, you've stumbled onto something so deliciously golden and unique!" - Aquarius Records SF
Hand-numbered and stamped edition of 300 on honey-gold 10" vinyl. Beautiful folding picture sleeve.
Includes unlimited streaming of The Honeydripper
via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
Habitat Sound System returns with their wicked brand of heavy analog dub and dark psychedelic soul on The Honeydripper, pressed on lustrous gold 10" vinyl for a hand-numbered, limited-edition release of 300.
HSS is the lovechild of California-based composer/musician/producer Preston Swirnoff, who—with his band Prince Zohar & The Mystics—drops six hard-hitting instrumental tunes that bring new ingredients to the HSS soundscape. The suspenseful opening “Chiva Still Talkin'” features a grinding organ, deep bass and dusty drums groove, and a lonely melodica playing a theme worthy of an Ennio Morricone soundtrack. “Ten Zebras” showcases afrobeat horn and guitar arrangements backed by thunderous conga drums. The title track's tape-echo flutes, wah-wah synth, and wordless male/female vocal refrain evoke the dirty garage funk of 70's New York.
This is the follow-up to HSS' debut full-length Meets Prince Zohar & The Mystics, co-produced by Mad Professor, which immediately sold out of its first pressing and became an underground cult classic for its smoky brand of King Tubby-inspired punk dub madness.
Habitat Sound System Discography:
The Honeydripper 10" (2014)
Zebras in the Dancehall 7" (2008)
Meets Prince Zohar & The Mystics CD (2007)
released January 20, 2014
Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered by Preston Swirnoff at The Habitat
Golden Hill, San Diego, California.
Performed by Prince Zohar & The Mystics:
Preston Swirnoff- organ, piano, synths, melodica, percussion, vocals
David Hurley- drums, percussion, balafon, flute
Ilya Monosov- electric guitar
Manny Vega- bass
Zuri Waters- horns
Brian Ellis- Rhythm Guitar on 1, 5
Yessi Bertheau- Vocals on 4
Design by D. Hicks.
Copyright 2014 Preston Swirnoff- Aleph Music (ASCAP)
All Rights Reserved