Press Release from K7:
‘Grains’ marks a dazzling new chapter in Boozoo Bajou’s career. This is the duo’s most organic album so far, making beautiful new sounds by blending modern studio electronics with live instruments. On ‘Grains’, the Nuremberg based duo take a lighter and brighter path, absorbing acoustic folk and classic songwriting into their progressive musical journey.
Inspired by the resurgence in acoustic singer-songwriters, and a visit to the contemporary folk festival Green Man, obsessive record collectors Florian and Peter made ‘Grains’ after falling in love with the Laurel Canyon generation of early 1970s LA. This was a time of unplugged introspection for rock superstars like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Jackson Browne.
After 10 years of forward-thinking musical fusion, Boozoo Bajou aka producers Florian Seyberth and Peter Heider are already widely respected for their unique blend of modern electronica with blues, jazz, soul, latin and dub elements. The duo first earned attention with their irresistible breakthrough single ‘Night Over Manaus’ in 1998, their 2001 debut album ‘Satta’ and its 2005 sequel Dust My Broom’. They also demonstrated their excellent and wide-ranging musical taste on two excellent mix compilations, ‘Juke Joint’ and ‘Juke Joint II’...