I have to say, this summer has felt a bit like getting punched in the gut repeatedly, and my emotional stores are near empty. So I have been coming home in the evenings, shutting the door to the world with a pair of headphones, lying on the couch with music all week. Mostly I’ve been trying to keep it chill, in an effort to relax and quiet a mind that won’t quit. This has meant a healthy dose of Simon Green’s project, Bonobo:
There is a good, though significantly darker remix of that track as well:
If ‘s voice can’t chill you out, nothing can.
Green is a talented DJ who, under the Bonobo moniker, puts out consistently good though never quite great electronic music with just a dose of hip hop, and occasionally bordering on dance, though always too chill to quite get there:
I’ve seen him live a couple times, and the shows were a lot of fun if you like DJ music. It was not at all like this, though:
The studio version of that, probably my favorite Bonobo track (Bajka!):