V/A - Night Palms (LP)
Night Palms is the first compilation from Hobo Camp. It explores the vibes of Adult Oriented Rock, G-Funk, Jazz, Boogie, and Soul; synthesizing these genres to a form more loaded and laid-back (perhaps on a careless night time stroll, returning from the dispensary or watering hole, to the jacuzzi, houseboat, or waterbed). A smoother approach to funk, similar in production ethos to many classic G-Funk tracks (where producers created or sampled the smoothest yacht-rock and jazz-funk moments to create bass heavy rap), Night Palms takes it one step further, offering original tracks that return more to the inspiratory sources of G-Funk... sonically and chillingly cruising at the perfect tempo. A vibe perpetuated by perfect night-time temperatures, mist, ocean breeze, the sound of flowing water, and the laid-back grooves that seemingly accompany it under the silhouettes of California Palm.
Brian Ellis kicks off the compilation with Tides, a drifting instrumental opus of melodic currents that glide and weave in and out of each other. BOY DUDE introduces the first vocal with Modern Day Confusion, a wavy, pitch-bending journey describing the mental woes and issues in modern society. XL Middleton and Ghost close out the A side with Forgot About Each Other; a mid-tempo, keyboard-forward groove, echoing the notions of dying or diminishing love, accompanied by his signature emotive driving keyboard lead. On the B side, Mat/Matix starts it off with the deeply aquatic Bay Breeze, which swings along with textured padding with an epic wet guitar solo by Liam Kevany. Moon B pours Marina Player directly into the harbor with a beautifully mutant and tranquil theme that would seem perfectly-placed in a moody montage scene of a speedboat cruising silkily along the waters at night. Jomeo Pugz ups the ante in Hidden Zone, a drum machine love anthem that describes the nerveracking and inspiring aspects of new lust, romance, and the possibilities created between two potential mates sharing space together—yet alone. Deregulate by Elegant Borzoi closes it out with sweeping synths, loose grooves, and the subtle and sweet vocal accompaniment of Megan Doherty (of Social Lovers).
This LP is dedicated to designer, artist and friend, Trevor Tarczynski (RIP). The title “Night Palms” was a recurring theme in his work, and the jacket cover was created from his archives.
Brian Ellis - Tides
BOY DUDE - Modern Day Confusion
XL Middleton feat. Ghost - Forgot About Each Other
Mat/Matix - Bay Breeze
Moon B - Marina Player
Jomeo Pugz - Hidden Zone
Elegant Borzoi - Deregulate
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