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COLDCUT: True Skool

*COACHELLA* The press release calls this single from the Ninjatune founding production duo a "crypto-Egypto pop-dancehall beat". Oh. Now I know what section to look under at the local record store. Despite the navel gazing genre fusion shennanigans, the track is pretty solid, with rubbery basslines and thumbling tablas, but mostly thanks to the commanding rap stylings of cliptip favourite Roots Manuva. The whole ethnobeat with the chanting and stuff? A little played out, but not completely hokey. The flood of remixes hits this Monday. Watch the video (qt).

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