Jumping and bumping Afro-beat coupled with deviating Tech-House from Sweden’s undisputed House champ.
As one of House's most tasteful, prolific and versatile artists it's not surprising that Tiger Stripes turns out a splendid 12" with such a profound juxtaposition. Mikael Nordgren A.K.A Tiger Stripes is one of the only producers that could craft two tracks that are complete opposites; yet exactly personify what Ibadan Records stands for.
'Serenity' contains the more contemporary influences, such as tightly woven synth rhythms and expertly EQ'd linear beats. As always, an underlying element of Soul still drizzles out of his splendid building track.
'The Vulture', weeps with the tears of African slaves as their rhythms grace a sound palette that incorporates modern styles. Proving why Tiger Stripes is a master of meshing contemporary sounds, while still giving you a taste of the old-school.
As an added bonus, 'The Vulture' comes on the B2 as a DJ tool, for implementing cheeky on the fly edits.
Written & Produced by: Mikael Nordgren
Published by: Underground Songs/Warner Chappell
All Instruments & Arrangement By: Mikael Nordgren
(p) © Ibadan Recording Corp. 2005