Get to know Gravy, a South African music collective based in Cape Town making some of the best electronic beats around.
<p>“I think, in a way, Cape Town is to left-of-field electronic music now, what Seattle was to Grunge in the 90s. Its just this incredible, fertile scene with so many people making world-class music, and some really ground-breaking artists have emerged,” states producer <a href="https://twitter.com/RichardIIIrd" target="_blank"><strong>Richard the Third</strong></a>. The <a href="https://www.facebook.com/gravycrew" target="_blank"><strong>Gravy</strong> </a> collective features some of Cape Town's most seasoned DJs and producers bringing some of their best work to the table. An impressive, zesty and never bass-shy look at the scope of local beat connoisseurs, these fine young men got together and packaged their love of “low-slung hip-hop electronica” in their first release <em>Gravy 001 —</em> which boasts a great recipe for dynamism including tracks by <strong>Card On Spokes</strong>, <strong><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2013/05/24/christian-tiger-school-take-over-johannesburg/" target="_blank">Christian Tiger School</a></strong>,<strong> O'ltak</strong>, <strong>Richard the Third</strong>, <strong>RVWR</strong>, <strong>Mr Sakitumi</strong>, <strong>Sibot</strong>, and <strong>SlabofMisuse</strong>. <strong>Dank</strong>'s simmering and playful opening track "Basil Pesto" kicks things off, while <em>Gravy 001</em> reaches a boiling point with <strong>Narch</strong>’s earth-shaking "Jellybean," which ushers in <strong>Liver</strong>’s "The Word Is" and fills ears right up with it’s deeply satisfying charm. Stream <em>Gravy 001</em> below and download it for the price of a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/gravycrew/app_220150904689418" target="_blank">Facebook "Like."</a></p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F6125462&color=8e56e0&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p>
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