First Word Records

Eric Lau - Examples (LP - Colored Vinyl - Import)

$24.99

First Word enters 2017 with a bang: a 28-track album courtesy of Eric Lau. This, his third instrumental album, is a veritable tapestry of vibes, ranging through Hip Hop, Soul, Jazz, Funk & Brazilian beats. A mere taste into the genius production skills of London's Mr. Lau, it's easy to understand why he's so revered by DJs, artists and producers across the world, including Rich Medina, 9th Wonder, Bobbito, Dam Funk, Gilles Peterson, James Poyser (The Roots), Phonte and Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest), amongst others.

Eric has had previous outings for First Word as part of the Record Store Day beat-challenge trilogy, along with Tall Black Guy, Kidkanevil and Mr. Thing, and was recently initiated into Jazzy Jeff's star-studded annual Playlist Retreat. As a producer, he's worked with a host of artists, including Kaidi Tatham, Oddisee, Yussef Kamaal, Guilty Simpson, Dego, Tawiah, Rahel and Fatima, to name a few, whilst his DJ skills have seen him tour the globe with luminaries such as Erykah Badu, Robert Glasper and Questlove. Additionally to three instrumental LPs, he previously released his debut-proper for Ubiquity, 'New Territories', and the acclaimed 2013 sophomore album, 'One Of Many'.

'Examples' really provides you with what it says on the tin - a mere taster of this man's talents. Kicking off the new year with a bounce, it's unnecessary that we tell you that you shouldn't sleep on this.. Don't sleep on this.

New Speed

Lift Off

Contact

RAHW

Harps In Space

Circles

Can I Get A Witness

Spooky Fonk

De La

Harmonics

Love Vamp

The Sun Beyond

Amerie

Rhythm King

Bas

Flute Time

It's Rainy

Okay

Myo Shuffle

Masamba

Gold

Lau's Lament

Everything Will Work Out Fine

Open Up

Re-Lax

Lullaby

Dreams

Good Evening

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