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Heirlooms

by Dave Aju

Heirlooms by Dave Aju

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Heirlooms

by Dave Aju

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Label: Circus Company
The San Francisco producer Dave Aju's second album traverses similar territory to his 2008 debut, Open Wide, with moody house grooves and a heavy dose of funk. Ranging from uptempo floor-fillers to low-rider-appropriate cruising jams, the record keeps the palette focused on deep, swirly chords, shuffling drums and suggestive baritone vocals. If there's a ruminative cast to the music, that might be due to its origins: Aju's late father was a jazz musician, and the son extensively sampled his recordings in making the album, turning legacy into tribute.

About This Album

The San Francisco producer Dave Aju's second album traverses similar territory to his 2008 debut, Open Wide, with moody house grooves and a heavy dose of funk. Ranging from uptempo floor-fillers to low-rider-appropriate cruising jams, the record keeps the palette focused on deep, swirly chords, shuffling drums and suggestive baritone vocals. If there's a ruminative cast to the music, that might be due to its origins: Aju's late father was a jazz musician, and the son extensively sampled his recordings in making the album, turning legacy into tribute.

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About This Album

The San Francisco producer Dave Aju's second album traverses similar territory to his 2008 debut, Open Wide, with moody house grooves and a heavy dose of funk. Ranging from uptempo floor-fillers to low-rider-appropriate cruising jams, the record keeps the palette focused on deep, swirly chords, shuffling drums and suggestive baritone vocals. If there's a ruminative cast to the music, that might be due to its origins: Aju's late father was a jazz musician, and the son extensively sampled his recordings in making the album, turning legacy into tribute.