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CD: Jazzsteppa - Hyper Nomads | reviews, news & interviews

CD: Jazzsteppa - Hyper Nomads

CD: Jazzsteppa - Hyper Nomads

Israeli drum'n'brass duo take dubstep on a rollercoaster ride

'Hyper Nomads': 'A confusing, confounding roller-coaster ride of a record – but thrilling nonetheless'

It's always interesting to see how revolutions in music get folded back into the fabric of the culture that fomented them. Dubstep, which changed club culture so dramatically in the mid-2000s, is now an intrinsic part of that culture from mainstream to margins, and the forms it takes as it beds into these various parts of the ecosystem are manifold. And Jazzsteppa – two Israelis named Gal and their trombones – turn their hands to a fair few of those forms.

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