Santa decided to bring my some new music for Christmas: first off, the Back
To Mine albums by Tricky and Underworld.
Tricky’s album is quite diverse and not at all what I expected. It features
everything from The Beat’s ‘Mirror in the Bathroom’ to Chet Baker’s
‘My Funny Valentine’ to Eric B & Rakim’s ‘My Melody’.
Weirdly enough, it really works as an album. I’m really digging on the
re-emergence of mix tapes in a more mainstream venue.
While I was home, my cousins asked me what kind of music I listen to, and I gave the
typical “a little bit of everything” response. I’ll try to
make that a bit more concrete on here and post of bad reviews of the stuff I like
and why. As a start, anything in the Back To Mine collection is probably something