kiss of kali (making of)

Media > CD
Label > INFRACOM! / D
Released > NOVEMBER 2008

A tribute to the psychedelic side of jazz ,varius influences put together from the guys in an great mix of funk, jazz, and oriental percussive style, giving it a really groovy "Eastern" sort of vibe! (Paolo Scotti) Mop Mop is the brainchild of Andrea Benini, musician, producer and DJ who has been active in the music world for more than ten years exploring a large variety of musical genres,from club to jazz music. Mop Mop's first album "The 11th Pill" (Tam Tam Studio Italy 2005/P-Vine Records Japan 2006) has obtained a lot of recognitions from musical critics and passionates inserting the combo between the most important nujazz artists. Mop Mop's first single "Perfect Day"(a Bobby Cole's track which was featured on "Gilles Peterson Digs America" Ubiquity/Brownswood U.S.A.)was released in 2006 by Deja Vu Records with a remix of the Schema-artist Gerardo Frisina.

Several musicians joined the Mop Mop project during these years like Latin piano player and composer Alex Trebo,"virtuoso" vibes player Pasquale Mirra,Down Beat Critics Poll winner Gianluca Petrella,Veteran Jazz singer Alan Farrington and the London singer Robina Veda. Mop Mop's music shakes Jazz and eclectic club sound with an Italian taste that joins international tendencies.

SOURCE: soulseduction