The Ashen Tang

by Royce Wood Junior

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Eduard Noguero
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Eduard Noguero I usually dont buy/listen this genre of music often , but had to buy it as it made me feel good :) , good album alltogether. Favorite track: Bees.
Andrew Diamond
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Andrew Diamond This dude is kinda genius. I love that he's been deeply influenced by so much great music before him, and yet he's come up with something completely new. Favorite track: Jodie (feat Michael McWoonald).
Damon Dine
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Damon Dine I absolutely adore this album, it's one of those albums that feels like an album and not just a collection of singles. It's so beautiful and soulful and songs like midnight, clanky love, bees & honeydripper are just absolutely marvellous so funky and fun, love it ❤️ Favorite track: Clanky Love.
Andrew Jervis
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Andrew Jervis Early contender for soul record of the year. EP from last year is good, too. Favorite track: Twiggin'.
F Brickley
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F Brickley funky off-kilter grooviness. lovely harmonies. (at least) one absolute killer of a hook on every track Favorite track: Bees.
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about

The debut album from Royce Wood Junior.

After a fruitful 2014 that saw the release of two acclaimed EPs alongside writing and production credits for some of music's most promising new names, Royce Wood Junior releases his eagerly anticipated debut album.

Titled 'The Ashen Tang', the 12-track LP drops on London-based label 37 Adventures, and moonlit soul stomper 'Midnight' is the first single to be taken from the release. The track sees Royce's honeyed vocals and squelching synths underpinned by a skewed garage beat and shuffling percussion that ends in a satisfying clattering crescendo, in an ode to that strange twilight hour where one day ends and another begins and yesterday's mistakes can be erased, or at the very least slept on. "If you fucked up today, midnight will be along soon. Try again tomorrow." - Royce Wood Junior.

'The Ashen Tang' is a refreshingly modern album that nonetheless sounds like an instant classic, taking in myriad influences and sounds both new and old, from the infectious funk jams of Prince and Stevie Wonder and the simmering neo-soul of D'Angelo to the sparse, maverick beats of J Dilla and Flying Lotus and more, all spilling forth in Royce's infectiously off-kilter, multi-layered production and that magnetic voice.

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released June 22, 2015

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