This largely instrumental record from Brooklyn-based producer Kasim Keto perfectly evokes the golden age of hip-hop with its prodigious use of old-skool beats.
However, nightmarish and unsettling sounds and samples ensure ‘Long Car Rides’ always remains the right side of Daisy Age nostalgia.
Its most obvious comparison is DJ Shadow’s ‘Endtroducing….’, but ‘Long Car Rides’ sets moods well enough to be considered as a great record in its own right.
The soundscapes Keto creates transport you to a more relaxing, far less hectic place, and even though that place can be a little too horizontal for its own good sometimes, it’s a place you’ll want to visit again and again.
Words: Joe Rivers
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