The new LP by Audio Soul Project (Mazi)
Available digitally at Beatport, on vinyl at Gramaphone (Vol. 1) (Vol. 2), Juno Records (Vol. 1) (Vol. 2), Prime Direct (Vol. 1)(Vol. 2) and at all better music shops.
Artist: Audio Soul Project
“If I don’t get it, it’s because I don’t want it…”
Fresh Meat Records is proud to announce the release of the second Audio Soul Project album, “Hip Shake Heartache.” With global attention quickly returning to U.S. House music, the time is perfect for one of Chicago’s important working producers, Mazi Namvar, to bring his considerable talents to bear on this sophisticated album of beautiful and original music. Following-up on the acclaimed 2001 album “Community” (NRK), Mazi wrote, recorded and produced “Hip Shake Heartache” over the course of a year, working with a cadre of vocalists including Ron Carroll, Alexander East and Nathan Drew Larsen along with seasoned musicians Jimmy Tripp and Richard Gow. This emotional and often bittersweet album is a personal story of old friends, music, treason, relationships, endings and new beginnings — recounted and fictionalized in the graphic novelette issued contemporaneously herewith. The short story, written by Mazi, was illustrated by local artist Ernesto Perez. Continue reading…