The opening song on Moomin's debut album, The Story About You, said a lot about the Berlin house producer's approach. Its looped Rhodes keys were tentative and misty, and its drum programming skipped just so; the rhythm folded in the sloshing of waves and the looped cries of seagulls, sounds that imbued the song with an unmistakable pang of wistfulness, while the title, " Doobiest," scanned as slightly tongue in cheek. But nothing on A Minor Thought feels redundant. For one thing, these songs scratch a very particular emotional itch in extremely satisfying ways: They're both melancholy and zippy at the same time, downcast yet fleet of foot. Just listen to the way the piano in "Loop No. 1" tumbles up and down the scale, like a daydreamer with a restless leg. His songs are twee but never sappy, flirting with sentimentality while remaining at a winking remove from it.
Moomin - A Minor Thought Moomin's records, like most on Smallville, sound immediately familiar. You know what you're getting into when putting one on: delicate drums, emotive strings, whispering horns, pads that smudge like watercolour. That's never been a problem for Moomin-his sound is eminently likeable, hard to deny even if it's not your cup of tea. He has a knack for drums that hit like the pitter-patter of soft paws, and an ear for chopping samples that comes from his hip-hop background. He's also one of Smallville's most consistent artists.
Moomin - A Minor Thought. CD Tracklist: 1. 123 2. A Minor Thought 3. Loop No. 1 4. Morning Groove 5. Woman to Woman 6. Alone 7. Stotheh 8. Chemistry 9. Time To Reflect 10. You Neva Know 11. Unshape. LP Tracklist: A1 123 A2 Alone B1 A Minor Thought B2 Time To Reflect C1 Woman To Woman C2 Morning Groove D1 Chemistry C2 Unshaped. a minor thought smallville smallville records. 1. 01 Smallville CD 11 - Moomin - 123 - snippet. 2. 02 Smallville CD 11 - Moomin - A Minor Thought - snippet.
With 'A Minor Thought' I just couldn't reach for the tone arm and skip through. Each track is so compelling and draws you in. Classic is not something that should be used lightly however this is just that and builds of the increasingly impressive output of Moomin. Reply Notify me 2 Helpful. just like his previous LP for smallville this doublepack once again proves why moomin is master of the hypnotic loop. 8 beautiful vignettes here, full of warmth and colour. not to be missed :) Reply Notify me 5 Helpful.
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No one does bittersweet deep house quite like Moomin. Opening his second album for Hamburg's Smallville label with the sloshing tide and the distant cries of seagulls, he makes good on that scene-setting with Rhodes loops and easy listening strings that shimmer like beach mist. Loop, No. 1" expertly balances a wispy snippet of jazz piano, and muted horns set the contemplative mood on "123" and "Stotheh"; his Chicago instincts kick into gear with the deep, moody bass lines of "Alone" and "Chemistry
Catalog SMALLVILLECD11. The ocean- the infinity, the beauty, the colour, the sound: a truly seductive place. With the sound of ocean waves Smallville's beloved artist Moomin invites us to enter his second full length album "A Minor Thought" Engaged with a fantastic collection of analogue synths and drum machines, Moomin is always on a hunt of the most delicate samples.
Moomin has dedicated his entire career to capturing that feeling in 4/4 time. It brings about a feeling of familiarity, setting the stage for proceedings that never veer too far from Moomin's characteristically understated sound
In stock now for same day shipping. Fans of that album will be pleased to discover A Minor Thought picks up where it's predecessor left off, with the producer laying down a series of opaque deep house jams rich with live instrumentation, jazzy samples, delicious musical touches and interesting ideas. Highlights are plentiful, from the loose-limbed grooves, dreamy pads and snaking clarinet lines of "Morning Groove" and effortlessly whimsical "Alone", to the tech-tinged loveliness of "Chemistry" and jazz-flecked bliss of "You Neva Know".
|B1||A Minor Thought|
|B2||Time To Reflect|
|C1||Woman To Woman|
- Distributed By – Wordandsound
- Mastered At – Dubplates & Mastering
- Artwork – Stefan Marx
- Mastered By – Helmut Erler
- Written-By, Producer – Moomin , Sebastian Genz
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- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): BF 08527-01 A1 Smallville LP 11 A ‡ D&m
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|SMALLVILLE LP 11||Moomin||A Minor Thought (2xLP, Album)||Smallville Records||SMALLVILLE LP 11||Germany||2016|
|SMALLVILLE CD 11||Moomin||A Minor Thought (CD, Album)||Smallville Records||SMALLVILLE CD 11||Germany||2016|
|SMALLVILLE CD 11||Moomin||A Minor Thought (11xFile, MP3, Album, 320)||Smallville Records||SMALLVILLE CD 11||Germany||2016|