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The original CD version of the album with full artwork and sleeve notes Includes unlimited streaming of Dubble D "Reachin' Out! DubDadda Kate Rogers Diane Charlemagne Nightmares on Wax I wanted it to tell a musical story of my life up to and at the time, and also give a narrative on the club scene in Manchester which was far more diverse than the straight down the line either House or Indie nights that seemed to be happening elsewhere at the time.

Even when I now go to play 'straight' in my own mind House sets these days it still baffles me that most people seem to remark that they never hear DJs who play 'across the board' so much.

All the featured artists on the album were people with whom I was playing drums or had been involved with in other projects, with the exception of Flora Purim, who was a musical hero from childhood; The label was pushing me for an extra guest artist as I was completing the record and I insisted it should be someone with whom I had a deep tie if not already having had been a collaborator.

When they asked who would be my ultimate coup I said 'Flora Purim' without hesitation. Switch - Dubble D - Reachin Out my massive surprise they pulled it off I wept with joy when she agreed to work with me, and still have to pinch myself now and again. The original CD flowed as a 'mix', hence it being offered in this format firstly, but you can grab separate tracks should you wish. Manchester-based producer Dubble D, or Danny Ward as the taxman knows him, is obviously passionate about his Switch - Dubble D - Reachin Out.

Raised on a diet of Miles Davis and Art Blakey, it's little wonder that Dubble D's stunning debut Reachin' Out is laced with jazzy undertones and burly beats. But that's not how things initially start out - "Super Hi" and "Switch" owe Switch - Dubble D - Reachin Out to the subtle loops, warm strings and sparse vocal snippets of label mate Fred Everything, and the nu-jazz beats of Compost respectively, then the roots of Blue Note.

The latter, "Switch" features the soulful wailings of Flora Purim, and her daughter Diana Booker, whom add a perfectly languid delivery to match the swinging, yet relaxed production. It's a nostalgic trip down memory lane to when MCs spoke volumes Brain Confusion - Hyperdrive - Brain Confusion misogyny, pimpin' and drugs had yet to dominate rapper's verses, Fuck assholes who say that life is beautiful & theyre happy.

- DJ Sailor Moon - life is not worth l Now everybody wanna pop sumthin' or cop sumthin'". The instrumental cuts owe as much to this philosophy as the vocal offerings. While "Big Fish" opens out into lush down tempo beats overlaid with graceful strummed acoustic guitar and washes of distant horns, in what almost sounds like the cinematic opening theme to a French movie about doomed lovers.

Dubdadda is a highly esteemed artist on the dub reggae scene and has sung with internationally acclaimed artists Mad Professor and Lee Scratch Perry. An equally talented, but again, very different artist brings a beautiful soulful moment to the album on Multiply.

In working with Canadian chanteuse Kate RogersDanny showcases his songwriting talent and his skilful beat programming. QNC's ode to rap music on Would You?

George recorded Dubble D's live drums and fed them into the sampler, added horns and Danny joined in with the funky double bass to create a real treat for beat junkies. Switch - Dubble D - Reachin Out were innovators on the 'Northern bleep' scene in the early 90s before reclaiming their childhood roots in hip-hop and soul in the shape of their stunning LP Smokers Delight, which marked the start of their now trademark laid back, smoked-out sound.

Reachin' Out is the Switch - Dubble D - Reachin Out of five new artist albums set to be released in and marks the start of Vision becoming a major album force. In the last 10 years the label has become renowned as a purveyor of the finest Switch - Dubble D - Reachin Out DJ vinyl with superb long-player moments interspersed. Having worked hard to dig out a wealth of fresh, young talent queuing up with material, the team are making top quality albums a regular fixture in the release schedule.


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  1. Review: It's been a while since we heard from Danny Ward, at least under his Dubble D alias (he's better known for his house productions under the Moodymanc moniker). "Thud" is a pleasing blast from the past - a rolling, dancefloor-friendly workout that matches snappy, MPC-programmed hip-hop beats with warm Rhodes codas, subtle whispers of jazz flute and carefully-chosen vocal samples.
  2. Reachin' Out: Dubble D: 1 Single. Year Title Artist Rating Releases; Tea / Curtains: Dubble D: 1: Switch: Dubble D feat. Flora Purim & Diana Booker: 1: EP. Year Title Artist Rating Releases; All Systems Go EP: Soundsystem feat. Silver City & Dubble D: 1: Clear Mountain EP: Dubble D presents Moody Manc: 2 Album: Reachin' Out, Playin' Out, All Systems Go EP, Clear Mountain EP.
  3. Explore releases from Dubble D at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Dubble D at the Discogs Marketplace.
  4. In his new album, Reachin' Out, Manchester-based artist Dubble D, aka Danny Ward, expresses his love for diversity and a desire to cross both age and culture. The album glides effortlessly across musical genres, bringing together jazz, house, hip hop, reggae and soul, to create a perfectly balanced album rooted firmly in the song-writing tradition.
  5. Mar 18,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Switch on Discogs. Label: Vision - VIS • Format: Vinyl Dubble D Feat. Flora Purim & Diana Booker* ‎– Switch Taken From The Forthcoming Album "Reachin' Out" Other Versions (1 of 1) View All. Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country/5(24).
  6. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Reachin' Out - Dubble-D on AllMusic -
  7. Watch the video for squelch from Dubble D's Reachin' Out for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Watch the video for squelch from Dubble D's Reachin' Out for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Switch (Switch mix) (feat. Fora Purim & Diana Booker) Dubble D. Flacid (Murray Richardson Mix) Dubble D. Thud.
  8. Reachin' Out is the new album from DubbleD, aka Danny Ward, showing his skills as drummer and producer, drawing on his love of jazz, house, hip hop, reggae and soul. Switch: 12" single, Dubble D featuring Flora Purim and Diana Booker plus remix by Switch, Would You?: single, Dubble D featuring QNC.

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