Send me an email and I will send you a link to bedstuy meets blue eyes. If they like or if they haven't heard it, most people of this demographic you seem to be describing enjoy The Dismemberment Plan. Do you have any idea if they feel 80's nostalgia? If they do, there was great music back then. Seconded, for a party of people who enjoy being awesome. Failing that, you could always rock some 2 Many DJ's. Blackalicious has some good sparse beats that are good for the background if you do the EQ right.
I don't know if they're hip anymore though. Depending on how you feel about synthpop, Freezepop has a number of amusing sparse songs that blend well into the background if they speak french, you can play parlez-vous freezepop? Gorillaz might be too mainstream, but a lot of their stuff goes well in the background.
Grateful Dead blends into anything ever, but not sure if that's quite what you're looking for. If you actually want to throw on a few songs that they'll hear, try Molotov. Great sound, just kind of aggressive. One Drop Ride Natty Ride Ambush in The Night No such luck.
Although there were few additional U. While both producers used the Revolutionaries as their backing band, Hookim placed the rhythm section upfront in the mix, and the taut beats, clopping percussion, and a fat bass line all power the single.
A riffing guitar reverberates in the background, a lush organ slinks through with a haunting passage, a piano enters this bleak vista and plays a few bars. Stepping into this melancholy landscape Black Uhuru, or more accurately, Black Sounds Uhuru, as they were then known, give a performance that owed nothing to the Wailers, but does pay subtle homage to Motown.
It was a startling convergence of roots and pop, and while this single was only marginally more successful than their ones with Jammy, it signposted the way to their future sound and status.
Campbell recorded prolifically throughout the s; notable early ska releases include: "Madness" , "Wash Wash" , with Ernest Ranglin on bass , " One Step Beyond " and " Al Capone " Campbell had a top twenty hit in the UK with the single "Al Capone" no.
Campbell tracks like "Shaking Up Orange Street" were arranged with the slower, more soulful rocksteady template as used by Alton Ellis "Rock Steady" and many others. The album Judge Dread Rock Steady was released in , and the title track "Judge Dread" with its satirical theme and vocal style proved to be popular to the point of parody. In the compilation album FABulous was released, opening with the track "Earthquake" which revisited the theme of Orange Street and including earlier hits.
The album has regularly been reissued in the UK. His career slowed up in the s as the predominant style moved away from ska and rocksteady towards roots reggae ,  in part because as a Muslim he found it difficult to tailor his style towards a Rastafari audience. He subsequently moved to Miami to pursue business interests including running a jukebox company. In Campbell was awarded the Order of Distinction by the Jamaican Government for his contribution to music.
The UK ska revival at the end of the s that started with the 2-Tone label from Coventry introduced Campbell's music to a new generation of listeners. In the band Madness released their first single on 2-Tone, a tribute to Campbell called " The Prince ".
Campbell died on the morning of 8 September  , in a hospital in Miami , Florida, after suffering heart problems, according to his wife.Prince Buster / Busters All Stars / Ten Commandments / Busters Welcome Offering the finest new and vintage reggae records in the world. THERE ARE NO RECORDS IN YOUR BAG.