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DR SYNTAX & PETE CANNON - Elaborate Anoraks (CD)

Catalog Number: KRDSCDA07

Label: Kompyla

Format: CD


Release Type: Album

Genre: Hip Hop / Beats, Recommendations,

Availability: In stock


DR SYNTAX & PETE CANNON - Elaborate Anoraks (CD)

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UK rap veterans Dr Syntax and Pete Cannon have made a new album and it's called 'Elaborate Anoraks'.The title might be homage to functional garments that have been flamboyantly modified for fashion purposes. Or perhaps it refers to the duo's arguably nerdy obsession with making hip-hop music. Or perhaps the name is simply a combination of two words that are somehow satisfying when read or spoken in quick succession. They've opted to remain enigmatic about this. Whatever the case, the follow-up to 2014's underground gem 'Killer Combo!' is a typically solid showcase of the duo's well-honed approach. Syntax keeps it eclectic as ever, with subject matter touching on the pitfalls of modern media ('Media Frenzy'), dysfunctional relationships (I F’d up') and the annoying characteristics of younger, cooler people ('You must be cool'), while Pete's beats range from downright cartoonish lunacy ('Turn the sound up') to warm, Rhodes-led head-nodders ('Bout of the blues') via tear-out rave stompers ('Roll with the rush'). The latter features Slamboree collaborator and front woman Kathika, while the banging 'Hear my beats rattle' enlists Bristol hip-hop’s finest, Upfront and Res One of Split Profits, to provide ideal foils for Syntax's baritone bars. And Pete's dad, Alan Cannon, plays the electric guitar on 'Wild! Crazy! Loco!’. Something for everyone, basically. ‘Elaborate Anoraks’ will be released by Kompyla Records on 23 September, and will be available on digital download, CD and vinyl formats.

Elaborate Anoraks has been released digitally and on CD by Kompyla Records with a Limited edition vinyl released later in the year. A Music Video for 'Hear My Beats Rattle (Ft Res One & Upfront from Split Prophets)' from the album has been created by Sektion Red. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdGUzAZTmL4

These guys are on fire at the moment with Dr Syntax touring and releasing albums with 'The Mouse Outfit' whilst releasing his own EP (The Evidence) with Pitch (from the Mouse Outfit). https://youtu.be/3Q_DR0Waaok

Pete Cannon's constantly releasing and working with a diverse range of high profile artists from Rizzle kicks to High Focus; all of this keeping them both at the forefront of the UK Hip Hop scene today!

- Elaborate Anoraks. The meaning of the name sums up the release and the duo quite perfectly:
1. Involving many carefully arranged parts or details; detailed and complicated in design and planning.
2. A person (or people) who has a very strong interest, perhaps obsessive, in niche subjects

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Label Kompyla
Format CD
Back to date No

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