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TIDE'S ARISING: The future of soul music!

Author: TranZfusion
Monday, March 7, 2005
Released on March 28 on Antipodean Recods // ABB Soul.

Half Japanse half New Zealander musician /producer Mark de Clive Lowe
is a key collaborator, artist and producer in the West London-based music scene spear-headed
by the likes of Bugz in the Attic, 4Hero, & Restless Soul / Phil Asher.

Since his debut LP 'Six Degrees' [Universal Jazz] in 2000, MdCL has stamped his sound on over 100 releases, collaborating with some of the most cutting edge producers and artists around the world including Kenny Dope [Masters at Work] and DJ Spinna [BBE/rapster].

His collaborations/productions /remixes have been featured on labels such as Kog Transmissions, MAW Records, Papa Records, Ubiquity, Palm Pictures, BBE, Bluenote, Universal Jazz, Bitasweet, Sole, Talkin Loud, Infracom,Yellow Productions, Chillifunk, Estereo, Planet Groove, Main Squeeze, JCR, Compost, Metalheadz, Laws of Motion, Ibadan,Classic Recordings & Verstaile

On TIDE'S ARISING - MdCl, blends jazz, electronic, future soul , cosmic p funk and
hip hop into a fresh, cutting edge 21st Century flavor.

Features the help of a few friends, including Bembe Segue, Abdul Shyllon, Pino Palladino [D'Angelo], Capitol A [Former MC for The Roots/Jazzanova], Kaidi Tatham , Vanessa Freeman & Nathan and Joel Haines

'Recommended for fans of 4 Hero, Jazzanova (Sonar Kollective), Bugz in the Attic, DJ Spinna, Masters at Work, St. Germain, Roy Ayers, etc.
Watch out for the BRILLIANT first single form the album' 'Slide'

'The man behind a million great tunes' - Gilles Peterson/Radio 1 Worldwide

" A killa release ' - Richard Dorfmeister

"Nothing but quality , taking us deep into the 21st Century for real' - Bugz in the Attic

'Firmly at the front of the nu-skool jazz and beats movement' - The Times [UK]

'Just the right blance between broken dancefloor funkiness, catchy soul & deep electro funk flavours..future boogie & broken soul all the way' IDJ MAG

'Call it nu-jazz, call it nu-house, call it future-jazz, in fact call it what you want, I'm sticking with the words awesome and genius' - Wax Magazine

'He brings an amazing flavour to soul music, fusing all of his influences into one tasty stew.. the future is now'
King Britt

'The Herbie Hancock of the new millennium.. broken beat vs ghetto style shagging' XLR8