[ Innovative Leisure / CD ]
Release Date: Friday 15 July 2016
BADBADBADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet of Matthew Tavares on
keys, Chester Hansen on bass, Alex Sowinski on drums & Leland Whitty on
saxophone. They formed and became inseparable friends at Humber
College's Music Performance program in 2011 and have been on a critically
acclaimed, rule bending musical journey ever since.
BBNG took the music world by storm with their 2014 LP, III, a brash yet refined record of angular jazz improvisations, lush ballads, kraut rock, & futuristic hip-hop tinged rhythms which led to a couple years of touring the world & collaborating with some of the best and brightest artists around the globe.
The boys are back with the new album IV, their most impressive and highly
anticipated project yet. IV continues their forward thinking progression,
sounding something like a jam session in space between Can, John Coltrane,
Herbie Hancock's Headhunters, Weather Report, Arthur Russell & MF DOOM.
With tracks like "Time Moves Slow" featuring haunting vocals from Sam
Herring of Future Islands, the syncopated groove of "Lavender," a
collaboration with Montreal based producer Kaytranada, the rumbling fusion
build of "Confessions Pt. II" featuring Colin Stetson on the bass sax, "Love"
which is highlighted with smokey left field raps from Mick Jenkins & the epic
chords of "Speaking Gently," IV is an exploration in post-genre virtuosity.
1. And That, Too.
2. Speaking Gently
3. Time Moves Slow feat. Samuel T Herring
4. Confessions Pt II feat. Colin Stetson
5. Lavender feat. Kaytranada
6. Chompy's Paradise
8. Hyssop of Love feat. Mick Jenkins
9. Structure No. 3
10. In Your Eyes feat. Charlotte Day Wilson