» Wax Tailor LP ‘Hope & Sorrow’ + mp3 download

Wax Tailor - Hope and Sorrow

The new album from beat boiler & scientist of the sampler – Wax Tailor is out now. ‘Hope & Sorrow’, nurse the follow up to the hugely successful ‘Tales of The Forgotten Melodies’, contains 15 tracks featuring a range of guests from The Others, Voice & A.S.M. to the sweet soul of Charlotte Savary & Marina Quaisse to the spoken word skills of Ursula Rucker.

The album kicks off with a head nodding instrumental intro, and sets the tone for what’s to come. The samples and cuts ground you in that hip hop mentality, as you are whisked into the uptempo, soulful ‘The Way we Lived’ (which you can download bellow). From there you get a journey that goes from straight up boom bap raps to beautiful soulstress sounds and back again.

Wax Tailor demonstrates top notch production, paired with well chosen guests, samples and scratches to provide an album that flows perfectly from start to finish with a fine balance of instrumentals and vocal tracks. Personal favourites are ‘Positively Inclined’ and ultra-dope ‘House of Wax’.

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Wax Tailor and Charlotte Savary

To celebrate the release of ‘Hope & Sorrow’, we have a free mp3 to bag up:

Download ‘The Way We Lived’ by Wax Tailor featuring Sharon Jones
(mp3 – 5mb, 192 kbps)

Wax Tailor – Hope & Sorrow, out now on Decon.
“Breathtaking stuff” – The Beat Surrender
“A masterpiece of an album” – Experimusic
“An album that early Shadow and RJD2 would be proud of…” – Caught In The

Buy ‘Hope and Sorry’ at 7digital or Amazon

Wax Tailor music and videos on Last FM


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