Yesking - Re record Not Fade AwayBBE
Rhys Adams aka Yesking returns with the follow up to his 2008 release. “Re-record Not Fade Away”, his first record for BBE is filled with soul infused dub-step beats, Roots Reggae and Hip-Hop rhythms. Recorded live and by Adams himself, he comes away with a tighter sound than on his previous lp "Rock this World". In addition he’s also enlisted Patrick Hatchett, guitarist for The Soothsayers to enhance the sound that reverberates throughout the album. Rioghnach Connolly's heartfelt lyrics and melodious tones make for some engaging moments and elevate several tracks here. One of those tracks is the opener; "Hardground", a funky tune with restrained intensity and a thumping bass that gives you a sense that something special is brewing here. "Overproof", featuring Mel Uye-Parker is an engaging reggae tune with cheerful harmonies. "Chicken Chops" is another spirited reggae tune with funky horns and sweet organ rhythms. Kodjovi Kush adds a touch of afrobeat to the disc with the energetic “One More Time”. With other artists like Toddia T and Lady Chann packing supreme contributions into ten tracks, the result is an superb disc that deserves room in your musical rotation.
Reg Dancy, 02/13