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Tensei - Retrospective Mix

Tensei - Retrospective Mix

Hailing from the musical hotbed of Chicago, Tensei (Midas Wells & Chris Kramer) fuse a range of genres such as hip-hop, soul, jazz, library, electronic music, and house, while being steeped in the tradition of classic hip-hop production. However, they do not rely on records for samples: they play and compose most music themselves with real and digital instruments.

They've created a retrospective mix for The Find featuring highlights spanning seven years (dating back to the early Plug Research days), as well as unreleased and new music. The tracks include works with the likes of Black Thought, Bilal, Makaya McCraven, Denmark Vessey, ADaD, Yaw, The Black Opera, among others.

There are also a few teasers in the mix of Tensei's upcoming new releases on Tokyo Dawn Records, kicking off in early 2019.

"Special thanks to Tall Black Guy, J Ivy, Jimetta Rose, Vic Spencer, Finale, A. Billi Free, & Jamall Bufford of The Black Opera for the drops." - Tensei

(Artwork by Greg Blackman)

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mariazelger

Cool, I like it

Jelger Staal

Lovely!

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TRACKLIST:

1. Baby (Instrumental) (Tokyo Dawn)
2. Onyx
3. Relationtrips
4. Walk a Mile (Instrumental)
5. Never Alone ft. Suliaman (Tokyo Dawn)
6. Fresh Roasted - Mello'd
7. Bilal ft ADaD – “Robots” Tensei Remix (Plug Research)
8. Amazing ft. Sam Trump (Tokyo Dawn)
9. Homeworking
10. Ooh Whip
11. Hide in the light ft. The Black Opera (Tokyo Dawn)
12. Josh One ft Eighty & ADaD "Further" Tensei Remix (Boomnote)
13. ADaD//Tensei Lovin' It ft. Denmark Vessey (Self Released)
14. Passport (Plug Research)
15. Galt MacDermott’s Coffee Cold Tensei Cover
16. Alright ft. ADaD & Yaw Makaya McCraven Remix (Self Released)
17. Ask them ft. Yaw & Najite Olokun Prophecy (Tokyo Dawn)
18. ADaD//Tensei Im Gonna Make it ft. Black Thought & Yaw (Self Released)
19. Fall in Love Instrumental (Plug Research)
20. Too Familiar Instrumental
21. Movement Instrumental
22. Congregation
23. ADaD//Tensei ft Yaw Danger Us (Self Released)
24. Telemetry ft.Kiara Lanier & Kafele (Tokyo Dawn)