Blue States are a UK electronica band headed by Andy Dragazis, and this soundscape track is pretty typical of their first couple of albums, “Man Mountain” and “Nothing Changes Under The Sun” from the early 2000’s. I guess if “The Trainer Shuffle” hits the spot then you’ll know these albums are worth pursuing.
Their music has been called cinematic/downbeat and sultry…I think they play with time changes and instruments cleverly, and I’m not alone. Thievery Corporation took Blue States to their hearts in 2000, sampling stuff for their own albums. ‘Nuff said.
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About the Curator: Richard Parsons
I grew up listening to music from the late 60’s onwards. Pirate pop radio; swapping LP’s with friends; exploring genres; daydreaming over the latest woofer and tweeter.
In reality I spent thirty years imparting imperfect knowledge of English literature and drama to young minds in school. Regrets? No. I loved teaching; loved the interaction with the pupils, and made lifelong friends as a result. And what better way to keep up to date with music? I always played stuff in my lessons, and as a result, I’d be bombarded with suggestions from my flock! “Sir! Have you heard…?”