Sunday, 25 October 2009

S-Tone Inc. "Moon In Libra"

S-Tone Inc.

(Schema Records, 2009)

Tracklisting :
01. Copacabana Soul
02. My Only Man
03. Queen Of The Night
04. How High Is The Moon
05. Lua E Xango
06. Stormy
07. Ponta Da Pedra
08. Universe Of Love
09. Dona Luna
10. Better Than A Lie
11. Stormy (Bossa Mix)

Review :
Great grooves from S-Tone -- the best album so far from Stefano Tirone, thanks to a range of great singers and musicians on the set! There's a warmly acoustic vibe here -- one that's rooted in bossa, but which also has some of the club jazz elements you'd expect from Schema Records -- a mix of live instrumentation and a few rhythm programs -- blended together beautifully with impeccable production that gives the whole record an "instant classic" sort of feel! Horn parts bring in a depth of feeling that we've never heard before on an S-Tone record -- and the singers really open things up too -- adding layers of soul that further expand the warmth at the core of the compositions, taking the music into some really bold territory. Only about half the tracks have vocals -- from singers who include Angie Brown, Rosalia De Souza, Laura Fedele, Daniel Richards, Kai Dos Santos, and Adi Souza.
Dusty Groove America

By Rob


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mleeka said...

I never had an opportunity to listen to S-Tone -- boy, did I miss the band wagon. Great, groovy album!! Thanks.

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