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October 14, 2011, 9:28 pm
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It has been a decade since Will Holland aka Quantic released his first album on Tru Thoughts. Twelve albums later and Quantic has a vast discography; funky, soulful vibes with the Quantic Soul Orchestra, Flowering Inferno’s reggae infused dub, cumbia with The Combo Barbaro, and more. The Best Of Quantic album highlights  the stunning range of his work, bringing together some of the biggest tracks from across his many projects.

To celebrate the release and a decade of music from Quantic, the world famous J.Rocc (one of the finest DJs on the planet), created the Best Of Quantic Mix that perfectly incorporates electronic, jazz, dub, hip-hop, cumbia and the many more styles to come from Quantic over the span of ten years.

Quantic – “Snakes In The Grass”
Quantic – “Cumbia Clash”
Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – “Dog With A Rope”
The Quantic Soul Orchestra – “Hands Of My Love feat. Alice Russell”
Quantic y Conjunto – “Cumbia de Dilla”
Quantic & His Combo Bárbaro – “The Dreaming Mind (Part 1)”
Quantic – “Infinite Regression”
Quantic – “Perception”
The Quantic Soul Orchestra – “Left & Right” f. Alice Russell
Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – “Cuidad Del Swing”
Quantic & His Combo Bárbaro – “New Morning (Slow Version)’
Quantic And Nickodemus Feat. Tempo & The Candela All-Stars – “Mi Swing Es Tropical”
The Quantic Soul Orchestra – “Tropidelico (Occidental)”
Quantic And His Combo Barbaro – “Enyere Kumbara”
Quantic And His Combo Barbaro – “Undelivered Letter”
Quantic – “Transatlantic”
The Quantic Soul Orchestra – “Super 8”
Quantic – “Use What You Got” f.  Sonny Akpan
Quantic – Sabor” f. Tempo
The Quantic Soul Orchestra – “Get A Move On”
Quantic – “Not So Blue”
Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – “Cumbia Sobre El Mar”

J.Rocc appears courtesy of Stones Throw / Beat Junkie Sound
Artwork by Roland LeFox c/o Sweden10

source: Giant Step 

Quantic – Dog with a Rope by strangefruitmusic
May 21, 2010, 11:30 pm
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How i love this guy. Seems he can’t do anything wrong. After great releases as Quantic Soul Orchestra and Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro, Will Holland will release Dog With A Rope on Tru Thoughts July 13th, is the second album from Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno, the tropical dub/reggae side project that Quantic introduced to the world with 2008’s highly acclaimed ‘Death Of The Revolution. With the Flowering Inferno, Will ‘Quantic’ Holland brings dub and reggae flavours to the Latin American and African sounds that he has been chasing round the globe since he first started collecting records. Check out the title track HERE

Quantic – Addis to Axum mix by strangefruitmusic
March 31, 2010, 11:52 pm
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Here an really amazing mix from Producer/DJ Quantic, the man behind the Quantic Soul Orchestra. This mix features records that where bought during his 2004 trip to Addis Adaba. The result from this travel was that Mulate Astatke did a legendary session at the Timeless LA event. Click HERE for this great session.