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Movement 2014: 11 Ways to Accept Beats Into Your Life

on May 28, 2014, 11:21am
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Revamp That Morning Routine

Bonobo

Bonobo

Skip that cup of coffee (which actually is bad for you) and instead find that pick-me-up with a mix courtesy of Bonobo. When not playing bass for his full live band, Simon Green (bka UK’s Bonobo) is fusing aboriginal rhythms, various world beats, ethereal vocals, and a weighty enough bassline to kick-your ass out of the door. His catalog demonstrates a deep appreciation for the downtempo, but his DJ performances are as energetic as they are inspiring. Performing at eight p.m., just as dusk settled on the Moog stage, his tribal percussive arrangements off Black Sands and The North Borders pulled the audience together around their primitive roots, before shaking the collective to their core with their deep bass lines. Now imagine that type of tranquil energy as you depart on your daily commute.

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