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Volume 2

Trad Vibe

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$45.00 SGD
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Vol. 2 is the second and rarest album recorded by the legendary Cortex, the obscure French jazz and funk group that's been a favorite of collectors for years. Originally released in 1977 and reissued last in 2002 by Follow Me Records, it's now back in stock in a final limited repressing of 500 copies, reissued by Trad Vibe Records under official license from band leader Alain Mion. It really is an absolutely killer album, filled with dope jazz-funk tracks. Unlike their first album, it's all instrumental (save for a few chants on "Poxa"), and it leans even more heavily on the groove side, in a funky Blaxploitation kind of way. The group's got a strong fusion-driven groove on this set with plenty of tight drumming, hard riffing, and spacey keyboards that give the tunes a nicely soulful finish. The best tracks are actually the mellower ones, which have a nice use of space and sound creating strong little patterns of groove that stand out from the rest of the tracks. 

Label: Trad Vibe – TVLP010
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue
Country: France
Released: 20th May 2013
Genre: Jazz
Style: Jazz-Funk