#TODRESRECORDS - 4 AVRIL 2018.
1 Wowee Al Zowee
2 Wa-Isme'i (Ya Da Almaliha) [feat. Tair Haim, Liron Haim & Tagel Haim] => LISTEN
4 Dragonz (feat. Homeboy Sandman & Illspokinn)
5 The Kingdom Of Halva
6 Purified (feat. Jessie Evans) => LISTEN
7 At Amart Ma'ader
8 Temanesh (feat. Abate Berihun)
A Post-Funk Juggernaut Comprised of decks, horns, double bass, and drums,
Which mixes Middle Eastern influences to create a signature sound.
With the instinctive weaving of a dj set, there music stretches between the composed and the impromptu, keeping a strong point of reference for the beholder's ears, feet and soul.
Rather than rely on their usual full band, live performance, one-room live single recording session, the making of 'Dragonz' was a departure for The Apples.
A multi-studio project spanning three continents, they assembled new instrumental tracks based on loops created in the studio and presented them to a wide-ranging selection of vocal collaborators to complete the picture with, and applied this method to the capturing of longstanding live favourites as well.
The concept of a "vocal album" was implemented on non-vocalist songs as well,
treating the omnipresent turntables' sample work not as the central element to
the band, but rather its frontman.
Though containing disparate influences, guests and production methods,
'Dragonz' is undeniably Apples, might be their most focused LP to date, and it is
certainly their most middle-eastern. Elements of the region's indigenous genres
have always been present in the band's work, but never has their influence been