coloured 10" Vinyl sha UK
Fatbeats / fb2545lp

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This 12 inch is a very special offering from Fat Beats Records newest and most mysterious signees. Union. The single comes in a neonblue & white marbled. triangle shaped vinyl in a clear plastc poly bag. >Time Leak< features Talib Kweli on the verses and Sly Johnsons soulful belting on the hooks. The music video pays homage to The Matrix. David Cronenberg. and. with the visuals showing Union controlling a female body with their instrumentals. getting her to dance.

The A side is main version, along with the banging, spacey instrumental that Union is known for. The B Side contains two remixes: Redefinition Records’ own Damu the Fudgemunk, and Project Mooncirlce’s fLako.
Union consists of two Parisian producers whose otherworldly approach to analog-driven, melodically abstract, sample free hip-hop inspired Fat Beats Records to extend a label invitation immediately. When a mysterious, monolithic, glossy black package arrived at FBHQ with nothing more than a cryptic note and an unlabeled CD inside, the staff wasn’t sure if Stanley Kubrick had risen from the dead to make mixtapes or if their lives were about to be transformed forever. Luckily it was the latter, and today the legendary label is poised to unleash Union’s debut album Analogtronics on an unsuspecting Earth in the Fall of 2011.
Union was born when OJ, a Dilla-obsessed beat junkie with an unhealthy obsession for science fiction, met Gold, a jazzhead whose vast collection of vintage keyboards and synths left little room in his flat for trifling vanities like clothing and kitchen appliances. Though both shared a parallel vision for the music of tomorrow, they each occupied opposite corners of Paris’ electro underground when their worlds collided in 2009. OJ, upon catching a flash of Gold’s keyboard prowess at a Belleville loft party, approached the funky technician immediately in hopes of applying his melodic touch to a nearly finished beat tape. Gold loved what he heard, and thus two unique creative energies become one distinct Union.
(added: 2011-12-07 12:53:35 )
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