‚1000 Watts is the third album from the tropical reggae- and dub-infused Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno project. This outing sees musical explorer Will Quantic Holland making a more concerted foray into pure reggae-roots territory, although flashes of Hollands Colombian influences still shine through. A sun-drenched record, the LP is charged with atmosphere and a fitting tribute to dub musics evolution.
Drawing together a set of classic style rhythms for the dancefloor, ‚1000 Watts was recorded direct to tape, with all the band members in the same room; for this outing, Holland enlisted his most prestigious roll-call of guests yet. Alongside Jamaican dub legend U-Roy and long-time collaborator Alice Russell, the featured artists include popular reggae singers Hollie Cook and Christopher Ellis; the late, great keyboard maestro Ikey Owens (whose tragic 2014 passing followed a career working with everyone from Run The Jewels to The Mars Volta to Jack White); and legendary Jamaican drummer Santa Davis, known for his work with the likes of Bob Marley and The Aggravators.
Artist: Quantic Presents Flowering Inferno
Title: 1000 Watts
Cat #: TRULP324k
Label: Tru Thoughts
A2. 2. A Life Worth Living feat. U-Roy & Alice Russell
A3. Homeward Bound
B1. Ikeys Vibe
B2. Shuffle Them Shoes feat. Hollie Cook
B4. El Disorden
C1. 1000 Watts feat. Christopher Ellis
C2. Chambac√∫ feat. Nidia G√≥ngora
C3. Night Shade
D2. Flowering Theme
D3. Striding On Grand St.
D4. All I Do Is Think About You feat. Christopher Ellis