- Check here for the entire history of Hip Hop in the British Isles and a comprehensive database of UK Hip Hop releases.
Home arrow Reviews arrow Paul White - For You And For Me / We Want it All 7" [One Handed Music]
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Main Menu
Contact Us
News Feeds
Site Pre Oct '05
BHH Myspace
Any donation you can make will help keep the site online.
Donate towards my web hosting bill!
Paul White - For You And For Me / We Want it All 7" [One Handed Music]
User Rating: / 3
Written by Max Weldon   
Thursday, 16 October 2008
South London’s answer to Dilla? Hyperbole? Boring reference point? Maybe. But taking the baton from the deceased legend, as well as Bleep-Hop purveyors Oh No, Flying Lotus and Mark Pritchard, TV library composer Paul White applies his considerable arrangement skills to off kilter, electronic instrumental Hip Hop in his spare time. And jolly good it is too.

His second and best 7 inch offering ‘For You And For Me’ is a deceptively simple concoction built around an enormous synth line. Although you kind of want it to go somewhere it just relentlessly bangs your head into submission like some sort of industrial piston. The only thing missing is a Guilty Simpson vocal.

B-side ‘We Want it All’ is not as immediate and at first seems too noisy and random but eventually sucks you in with its distorted bass and choice vocal snatches. Paul’s original, left field production definitely hits the spot and it’s earned him props from names such as Giles Peterson, Danny Breaks, IG Culture and other heads in the know. With instrumental Hip Hop garnering more interest than ever before and even threatening to become trendy, he’s chosen a good time to showcase his wears.

By: Max Weldon

Did you enjoy this? Please share or bookmark with:

Related Items:

Newer Items:

Older Items:

< Prev   Next >

How much would you pay for an album?
Selected Items
Tone Chop and Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia and White Rhino - Guillotine Chop 12" [22 Entertainment]

article thumbnail

Read Story
London's Da Flyy Hooligan Premieres New Video On Complex And Signs With US Label

article thumbnail

Read Story
Carpetface - Don't Get It Twisted MP3 [NewBias]

article thumbnail

Read Story
  • Subscribe in a reader
  • Subscribe to britishhiphop by Email

1999-2017 / QED