Sofatalk - Fragments EP
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1. A1. Exercices de Style
2. A2. Telepathic Flute
3. A3. The Hope Suite
4. B1. Like a MagPie
5. B2. Like a MagPie (Kaidi Tatham Remix)


Sofatalk - Fragments EP

Rome based artist SofaTalk draws his inspiration from a melting pot of genres, including disco, funk, neosoul, boogie, broken beat and future jazz. He combines these classic influences with contemporary electronic sounds to form a truely unique style of production. He’s also the founder of Cognitiva Records and a sought-after selector.

For this release he creates four deep and laid back original tracks. London-based veteran Kaidi Tatham adds the icing on the cake with a signature broken beat remix. Exercices de Style opens the record on a smooth vibe with beautiful Rhodes pieces, and complex rhythms. On Telepathic Flute, as the title suggests, a flute lights up the mood, with the help of a saxophone and a guitar.

The A side’s third track, entitled The Hope Suite, moves towards a more mysterious atmosphere, built up by several tension moments with subtle releases.

The B side consists of two versions of a track called Like a Magpie. SofaTalk’s original version combines guitar, bass, trumpet, saxophone, flute, piano chords and drums for a full jazz house session.

On the remix, Kaidi Tatham gives the original a funky twist by extending the guitar part, then adding his unique rolling drums and brilliant keyboard improvisations.

Vinyl, 12", EP