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Accomplished Polish beat-maker Emapea has made memorable appearances on
many Cold Busted label compilations – such as in the IWYMI and Bust
Free series – and has been selected for inclusion in Mark Farina’s next
Mushroom Jazz installment. All this activity has mouths watering for the
debut full length album from Emapea, and the appearance of Seeds, Roots
& Fruits doesn’t disappoint one bit. Featuring sixteen exceptional
tracks ranging from hip hop to acid jazz to psychedelic trip hop in the
style of Mo’Wax, Emapea’s long player is indeed, as a wise man once
said, “a journey into sound.” Seeds, Roots & Fruits rises above the
average beats album to reveal the enduring depth of this young producer.
released January 29, 2016
Produced and Arranged by Emapea
All songs written by Przemyslaw Borucki
Recorded in Poland
24-bit/44kHz WAV Masters
Mastered by Misjah@24Mastering
Design by Vitamin D
Executive Producer, Derrick Daisey
All works registered with Some Cutz Up (ASCAP)
Tons of support for Emapea - Seeds, Roots & Fruits
Aja Allsop (Ketch A Vibe Radio Show - weekly on The Coast Radio, Samurai
FM, RP Radio, others): Cold Busted does it once again with another
piece of stunning vibes
Poldoore (Cold Busted / Moodprint / Nowadays Records / Cult Classic Records / Dusted Wax Kingdom): Love Emapea!
Dimitris Tentinis (mister T.) (Cold Busted): If could give more rate
stars I would definately did it. One of the best releases for this
year!Keep it up bro!
Rory Hoy (Howlin' Records / Super Hi-Fi / BigBeatTastic Radio Show):
Amazing Trip-Hop Masterpiece of a record - Absolutely loving it!
Mojo Rising (Cold Busted / Journees Music / F.A.M.I.L.Y.): Wow, this is a
seriously inspirational piece of work! Amazing release that is so on
point, I can't even pick a fav.
DJ Pippi (Aluminium Records / Valenostrum): Nice One!!!
Double-D (Funky Fresh Radio Show / Radio X / Play.FM
/ Soulsender.de): All dope !
Bruno Lepretre (Ibiza Global Radio): nice track & groovy stuff here
Quincy Jointz (Timewarp Music Radio Show / Radio 42.com
/ Ibiza Global Radio): "Good old days" is the right title for this
release. Dope beats from the Hip Hop era which I really loved and also
some well-known vocal samples and deep jazzy vibes. Damn good - not only
in the good old days. "What the Funk" will be in my DJ-sets for sure.
Opolopo (Tokyo Dawn Records / Local Talk): Sweet dusty grooves for some serious head nodding.
Renegades Of Jazz (Agogo Records // Mojo Club): Nice one, sound like back in the days.
Stickybuds (Goodgroove Records / Baffin Island Beat Brigade / Big M Bootie / Pop N' Lock): Wonderful music!!!!!
Mr. Bristow (Subtek / Detox / BBP / Tru:Funk / Funk Blasters): Nice
release- loving the old school hip hop vibes and What the funk is a
Tim (Tummy Touch / East Village Radio NYC): cool
DJ Wash (Funk the System / Butter Music): Best release of the year. And there are some days left!
Andreas Kinzl (Aromabar / INFRACom! / Play.FM): wicked stuff
Alejandro Ramirez (Stereo 77) (Plimsoll Records): Love this! It reminds
me of that unmistakable SF Downtempo from the likes of Ubiquity and OM.
Belabouche (Midnight Riot / DiscoDat / FKR Records / Spare Change Disco / Magic Wand / JDP Disco / Paper Disco): Very nice
DJ Nartak (Nightflight & Klassik Lounge - radio show on Klassik Radio + Sceen.FM
("Schlaflos..." show)): This is Busted! Love it. Coool stuff
Phat Phil Cooper (NuNorthern Soul / KAT Records / Sick Trumpet): Lush sounds, grooves and beats
Andy Riley (Inland Knights) (Toka Project / Drop Music): all good.....
Frank (All Good Funk Alliance) (Funk Weapons / Super Hi-Fi / Fort Knox Recordings): What The Funk is the one for me.
Enne (Electunes / Karmaloft Music): welcome back jazz and funk into
hiphop. i really appreciate this ;-) thx for sending cheers ENNE
Afrika Islam AKA Charlie Funk (Zulu Nation / The Charlie Funk Show): DOPE
DJ Nova (Rodon FM 95 / Nova Planet Radio Show): Jazzy, fuzzy, hazy,
instrumental hip hop, lounge, chill out, dub, funk, bar culture, after
midnight, that just few tags about this 100% Cold Busted release.
Everyone can find his tune, everyone.
Jamie Topham (CD Pool | JT Music Media Man | Summer Soulstice): More
quality funk from Cold Busted, while Emapea, delivers the goods for me
in the forms of Good Old Days & What The Funk!
Pathaan (Globetronica / BBC / Songlines Music Reviewers): NIce
Steve (Fort Knox Five) (Fort Knox Recordings): Loving the old school Mo'Wax vibe!
Danny Massure (Spring Strut / Ticklejunk / Podcasts): perfect blend of soul and hip-hop beats
SimonG (Deep South Audio) (Volcano Radio / 0fm / MyHouseYourHouse
Radio): As ever cold Busted have dug up some absolute gems ....
Green Street (Cold Busted / Nocturnal Recordings / Str8 Busted Podcast): dope!
Laurent N. (12 Monthly Radio Shows: Nice 102.3 FM, House Nation Radio, Westradio.gr
Buddha-Bar Podcast): Always a great pleasure to discover Cold Busted
Ep. Once again great stuff by the artist. Will play & ALL MY SUPPORT
Ben Mono (Undertones Gang / Plant Music / Compost): good stuff! will def play the release in my next radioshow
Ross Wakefield (Part-Time Heroes / Hideout Sessions Podcast / Wah Wah 45s): Lovely stuff!
Robert Jan Meyer (Minus 8) (Compost / Stereo Deluxe / Radio 1): cool
ActRaiser (Fokuz / Med School / Liquicity / Celsius / Cold Busted):
wicked hip-hop vibes.. funky, and laid back vibes with plenty of
energy.. really digging this one!
DJ Moneyshot (Solid Steel Radio / NinjaTune): Dope. Soon as I got to
What the Funk I knew I'm down - Strong Island horns and some Kool Keith.
I'm having that. Props from me and the Allergies, B.
Ralf Droesemeyer (Mo'Horizons / Agogo Records): Well done !
Igor Marijuan (ibiza Sonica FM): great stuff here thanks
Sunshine Jones (Dubtribe / Treehouse Muzique): Love you guys! Thank you.
Danny Ward (Moodymanc / Dubble D / 2020:Vision): Nice vibes throughout here! Thanks!
ALTZ (Altzmusica /Bear Funk / DFA): just winter feel beat
Martin Welzer (DJ Friction) (Bodymovin / Four Music / Complex): good! my kind of hip hop beats. thanks
DJ Tomas (Friday Night Session (KUSF in Exile) / Google Play /
ForwardEver Blog / Umoja HiFi): A great take on that jazzy boom-bap
sound -- these sound fresh and effecting -- a real nice contemporary
trip hop journey
Amir Groove (Monday Deep Session with Amir on Ibiza Sonica Radio / DeepClass Records): support
Benge (Sex Fly Radio Show (weekly) - WGDR FM): Love the drippiness
Jay Scarlett (Sounds Supreme Radio Show - bi-weekly on BR Puls Radio /
Beatdimensions): Great instrumentals to rock out interludes too, Kalimba
(Yugen) is that vibe!
DJ Krimi / Radio Krimi (Radio Krimi / Le Cabanon (Pub Dancefloor @ Chamonix)): Dope ! We love the EP but Yugen is so cool !!
Robert Lochmann (The Jazzmadass Radio Show on Radio X / soulsender.de):
brillant release! summing up the best in trip hop and acid jazz
Sasha Perera (Marketing Melodies (music licensing)): Very cool
ADAM WARPED aka Johnny Blackou (Whiskey Pickle / Strange Days on Hypersonic Radio): Outstanding vibes here! Full support!
Stinky Jim (Weekly Stinky Grooves Radio Show On 95bFM / Writer: The
Listener, Real Groove): Very accomplished 90's hip hop flavours,
enjoyable but not something I'd have enough call to play these days.
Bart Ricardo (Farris Wheel / Gourmand Music / Frequency Spectrum / Herbal Essence): awesome downtempo stuff!!!!!
Genetic druGs (Cyberjam Show: WDR Radio (Cologne) /RBB Radio (Berlin) / Funkhaus Europa): cool samples - great programming!
riccicomoto (Ibiza Global Radio / Lucidflow Records): thanx for this
excellent package...really great grooves...love dem...will play in my
radioshow... "riccicomoto's audio selfdefence" every saturday 3PM @
Ibiza Global Radio
Sound Fusion Radio (Sound Fusion Radio): Loving What the Funk.. :))
Ket Shah (Mucho Soul) (Mucho Soul / weekly radio show on Back2Back FM): Very nice
Marc Lacasse (sHIFT Radio on UMFM 101.5 / Urbnet (Jackhouse Reviewer)):
love the random but orderly cuts and samples amongst all the mellow
urban and jazzy beats
Matthias Kirsch (JazzRadio 106.8 FM (Head Of Music)): wow. wonderfully
ethereal and smooth. cool keys sounds. highly recommended!
Mason Rothert (Below Zero Radio Show / NuDIsco Indie Dance & Jet Set
Radio on iHeartRadio): simply awesome. funk, hip, and cool.
Dan Wilcox (KCRW FM): dig
Ulf Engelmayer (StadtRadio Göttingen / Radio Lounge): This is real great! Add to radio lounge playlist, artist of the week!!
Morphosis (The Hong Kong Ping Pong Club / NSB Radio / Ghetto Funk): Good
Old Days is an absolute tune! Summertime vibes, love it!
Dima Studitsky (Headz.FM
/ Compost / Sonar Kollektiv / King Street Sounds): Killer !!!! Classic sound of this style !!! Love it !!! Full support !!!
Sandro Bianchi (Ibiza Sonica / Loca FM / Radio Circulo): gem!
Hippie Torrales (Cyberjamz Radio / What Is Hip): Loving the whole groove on this ep
Randy Seidman (Open House Radio Show (Digitally Imported Radio / ETN.fm.)): Amazing
Mr Doris (Space Ibiza (We Love … / Glitterbox) / Ibiza Sonica Radio):
Fantastic beats... So hard to choose which one I like the most!
Mr. Goju (Migrations Radio Show (weekly, syndicated)): Busted!
BTO Spider (High Sprits Radio Show (weekly on FM4)): here i am, feeling 20 years younger, digging for breaks.
Niksa Dragolin (Eurostar Radio 101.7 FM): this is truly a journey into sound....great all the way thri....thanks michael
Alan Brown (Cuki) (RBMA Austria / Play FM / Soul Seduction): Some nice
melodic beats and jazzy tones. Yes, lots here I can play out and about.
Sven Thomschke (Dr. Best) (Radio Z ('Headz' & 'Limbo Rhythm' shows) /
Club: 'Rockit!'): Very nice Downtempo-Grooves! Jazzy, funky and
Marco (Radio 105 "In Da Klub" / Tendenzia Radio Network / Gold Paradise Milano): nice vibe good production will be played
Michael Stukes (WHCR 90.3 FM (New York) / Mystic Vybes Radio Show): Awwwwww YEAAAAAH!
David Bassin (Freefall weekly radio show - KUSF in Exile /
RadioPellenera / Space Invader Radio / Live1.FM): a nice, summery groove
for a wet, cold winter!
Frank McWeeny (D.I.Y. Radio / French Radio London / Shoreditch Radio): Big release as always from the cold busted guys! xx
Jesse De La Peña (Vocalo.org
89.5 & 90.7FM (music programmer) / WBEZ 91.5 FM): Great EP!
Black Mighty Wax (Irma Records / weekly radio shows on Gru Radio 93.3 FM
+ Radio Città Fujiko 103.1 FM): another great release....so groovy, so
Jeannie Hopper (WBAI FM (New York) / Art Radio WPS1 / Norwood Club /
Starvue / Nublu / Studio 151 / Cielo): Sweet for 20-sweet-16!
DJ Lolly (Freek FM / Ruff Diamond Artist/The Deep Radio Network): loving
the tune some nice breaks and hip hop jionts many thanks for this ;)
Cyprien Rose (Houz-Motik (music blog) / Lui Magazine / Sounds Like You (SLY)): Good production
Brewster Brigham (Kiss FM - Hip Replacement Show (weekly)): dope.... loving the vibe!
Tariq Ziyad (Planet Rave / Dark Horse / Sonic Zoo Radio / New Urban ERA Music Blog): superior beat mastery got my support!!!
Angelos Timewarp Stoumpos (Timewarp inc / Timewarp / Timewarp Music / Kraak Records / Join Radio): nice
DJ Chewy (Alphabeatsoup (music blog)): beautifully reminiscent of Touche
and Regal's best efforts from the golden days, but with a subtle and
modern lick....i like.
ForQuarters Collective (Yours Truly Podcast / Red Maple / SOULFULL): Old school feel so dope!
Adrian Lugo (RPM DIrector) (WEFT 90.1 FM (Champaign, IL)): Excellent
release. Dope beats with tight production, snappy drums, and a
sound/vibe that sounds like it came from 90's NYC golden age. Will
support on air.
DJ Russo (Analog Space / Higher Sound): nice downtempo jams with some cracking drums.
Marco Deep (www.deepvibesradio.co.uk/purehousemusic.net):
DJ Firefly (WRCT 88.3 FM (Pittsburgh, PA)): Emapea perfectly captures that classic downtempo/trip-hop sound on these tracks! xx
DJ 3D (Vybz Radio (music director)): Extream quality production - Play listed thanks
misterG (Green Arrow Radio Show (weekly on 91.7fm WSUM, Madison WI)):
What the funk has happened....hell yeah... THIS happened!!!
DJ T-Bird (Los Chicos Altos / Something Else! / WTNR Radio): Nailed it!
Downtempo that's not merely inoffensive--these neck-breaking grooves.
Zach Van Lue (DJ Zach) (KNDD (107.7 FM - The End) / Subtronic End radio
show (weekly)): Refreshing, timeless sounds. Solid grooves for any
occasion. One to archive on vinyl.
Eric Smith (The Soulgrab Radio Show (weekly on MyHouseYourHouse) /
Soulgrab Records): I like it a lot. I don't really have a sopt for it as
I'm NOT a hip hop DJ. But a great listen!
Matt Coogan (Solus) (One Era / Upstairs Recordings): Mellow vibes remind me of Slide Five. Love it
DJ Bonehead (93.5 FM KNCE / www.truetaosradio.com)
: Full support!
Steve Marshall (CBS FM Radio (Program Director)): Great tune!
Manfred Lackmaier (Musicpark (compilation A&R)): .. great, like it thx
Edward Bigland (Auracle Sound (music licensing)): A greeper, it warms on
your especially tracks like Enjoy with it's Halycyon beats.
Flashbaxx (BaxxBeatMusic): Love the warm vibes. some of them reminds me
of early works by Bonobo or Tosca. this stuff will be featured on
various high class lounge compilations around the globe for sure. thx!
Alinep (Asia Music | Circle Music Germany | Time in Manila and more): i
dont play these out but THESE ARE GOOD SH=T! hope the kids nowadays will
listen to this kind of hiphop!!! THE REAL HIPHOP!!! "Good old days" is
CMC (CMC & Silenta / Manmade / Roca Records): big things again from emapea. really good album
Chris Brooks (Eighteenth Street Lounge / Artscape Festival): Miss these vibes
DJ Love (Stellar Music / Air Recordings / TTTRadio.net
/ KutThroat DJs)): All of this...all of it...dope. Pure and simple.
Straight forward boombap. This is the sound that made me. Love every
track. More please.
Dionysius (Late Night Productions / Liquid Mystics / 805 Bass Militia):
Proper downtempo/instrumental hip hop. Respect to 8DPromo! My favorite
track was Good Old Days.
Graham Mandroules (Catalyst Recordings / Funkdafied): Great release....very groovy
Cedric (One Summer Web Radio): we love this sounds xx
Luca Micheloni (Thenetwork Radio): good
Dj Pelau (Is The Spice Of Life / "Music Sylist" / Various Press + Gigs):
These are so missing from the musical dialogue these days, feels so
foreign. Well, maybe it's my NYC lifestyle now, after moving from LA.
But these tracks still bleed within me, thanks. Gonna push these back
into the musical narrative.
Mountain Chill Radio / KRKQ (Mountain Chill Radio 95.5 FM - Telluride,
CO): One sweet slow downtempo funky groove. Adding to KRKQ.
Mark Farina (Great Lakes Recordings / Mushroom Jazz / Om Records): excellent!
Dennis Lowrey (DJ Dennis) (Selekta Recordings / DeepHouseLounge.com):
God Bless the A&R team at Cold Busted. What the Funk will be dropped
in and out of so many future sets, its not gonna be funny...damn, hot
tool, hot beat Enjoy! i surely did...made my night...smooth
Eric Tchaikovsky (Night Light Sound System): Perfecto!!!!!!
Michael Elves (Program Director - CJUM-FM - UMFM 101.5 FM - Winnipeg, MB): Hot damn.
Colin Moore (Mo'Matic / Bombastic Jam / Goodgroove Records / Fuzzbox Inc.): Nice chilled vibes, liking it
Liza Richardson (KCRW 89.9 FM): thank you!
Mano Narayanan (DJ Dialect) (Public Transit Recordings / Bruckbeat Radio Show on CKLN FM (weekly)): nice mellowed out beats!
Bahia Deluxe (Cold Busted): Nice, love the nineties vibe. Milky Haze could be an A Tribe Called Quest album interlude.
Mark Reynolds (Just Chillin Podcast): Brings the summer to you, wherever you are.
Wazac Martin (The Waz Experience / FM4): really great !!! laidback & funky respect ! thks
Piiit (Septante Sept / So Watt): Excellent old school vibe and good groove.
Trio (Bocca Grande) (Rebirth / Four Roses / Mathematics): good works!I like Good old days and Orange!
Sharif Galal (Triple J Radio): Excellent quality laid back and funky beats
Sneak-E Pete (Blunted Funk / Disco Knights): Think back...awwww yeah! Great stuff...will support
DJ Naz (Buddha Bar (worldwide resident)): This is absolutely lovely, old
school rich and very melodic. trippy and has a lot of very interesting
elements. definitely playable!!!!
Roger Cowell (The Joint Sessions Berlin): Nice old-skool head-noddin'
jazzy vibes, but I think the track I'll be dropping in my sets is What
The Funk... thats a killer.
Marc dB / Iron Horse (Die Trying Records / Pawn Shop Records): Awesome, all the way through!
Zack Hill (VinylTribe LA / TribeRadio Podcast / Deeper Vibrations): Good Old Days, Enjoy, and Orange are slammin!!!
Clive Craske (RadioReverb 97.2FM, Brighton): A superbly varied EP,
ranching from mega-funk (What The Funk, what a top tune) to total
chillout (Yugen) ia old skool hip hp (Good Old Days). Lovely. 10/10