On his fifth studio album, “By Any Beats Necessary,” French producer Wax Tailor offers a fresh take on blending blues, psych, soul, funk & hip hop. Thanks to likes of Ghostface Killah, R.A. The Rugged Man, A-F-R-O & Token and Tricky, he accomplishes this.
There may not be a more suitable name than Hard Hitter to grace an album cover ever again. The drums hit, and they hit hard. From cinematic funk (“Speed Trap”, “Hard Hitter”, “Decisive Action", and “Big Dipper”), to strutting grooves (“Fun Seeker”), along
Though his vocals are as soft and supple, there's an eerie quality to González's restraint and levity. He reaches for high notes and hooks, but he never raises his voice—he's post-anger, post-verse-and-chorus.