Vinyl Alert | Khruangbin – The Universe Smiles Upon You

I’ve been introducing Khruangbin to almost every friend ever since I chanced upon the band via a track in a LateNightTales compilation curated by Bonobo. Hailing from Texas, the trio crafts out music that’s like a blend of psychedelic grooves & Thai funk.

Yup, you heard me right. The music on The Universe Smiles Upon You is inspired by the sound of 60’s Thailand, but with a funkier rhythm. Just imagine if Wong Kar Wai shoots a film there this would be the perfect score. If you like dreamy grooves, this is one highly recommended 2016 album from me.

Year of release: Nov 2015
Edition: 1st
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