Vikter Duplaix - Bold & Beautiful - BBE
Producer, writer, singer and remixer Vikter Duplaix has just finished his second longplayer “Bold & Beautieful”, continueing his soulful work everyone expects. After his first album, collaborations with Jazzanova, Nitin Sawhney, Earth, Wind & Fire or his compilation for DJ Kicks, ...
...the guy became well known in Europe. Big trouble with his earlier major label which did not share his vision made him signing on BBE, one of the figureheads for soulmusic. The best choice in my opinion. Vikter, a representative for urban soul and r’n’b and the typical Philly-sound delivers a twelve track longplayer on which he was supported by nobody others than James Poyser, Michael Angelo, Ty Tibbet and Raphael Saadiq. It is not easy to describe the music, just imagine sexy body music with smooth vocals, percussive beats and warm synthie elements that reminds you of decelerated deep house or drum’n’bass. Vikter himself expresses it in an interesting way:
23.08.2006 / matthiasdesch / mail
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