In the years since the release of Adrian Younge’s Something About April, he has been coined
America’s black genius: the evocation of analog vestige in a digital era. His majestic music has
garnered him reverence, likened to Ennio Morricone’s best work and the Beatles’ tenacity to create
new sounds. Fortuitously, Something About April has made an indelible impression on modern
vinyl heads and producers alike, being sampled by DJ Premier, Jay-Z, Common, 50 Cent and more.
The Something About April brand is an axiom to the modern “Breakbeat” and Linear Labs is happy
to announce its successor: Something About April II.
As with Something About April – Something About April II is the sort of recording that is more than
deserving of an all instrumental treatment. Recorded with Younge’s collection of rare instruments,
Something About April II advances his musical paradigm with enterprising concepts and grander
compositions — it synthesizes the boundaries between dark American soul and classic European
Younge is the experimental spirit of the modernist vanguard, looking at the past to create the future.
What this album extrapolates, from vinyl culture, will become further magnified by its sampling
down the line. Something About April II will replace the former as a holy grail for producers and
SIDE A - INSTRUMENTAL VERSIONS OF:
Sittin’ By The Radio • Winter Is Here • Sandrine
Step Beyond • Sea Motet • Memories Of War • Psalms
SIDE B - INSTRUMENTAL VERSIONS OF:
Magic Music • Ready To Love • La Ballade
April Sonata • Hands Of God • Hear My Love Available from 06.05.2016