Talented South London producer Hector Plimmer has released his brand new album titled Next To Nothing. Already a recognized figure in the London jazz and hip-hop circles, his music is always anticipated, and this new release does not disappoint one bit.
13 tracks and 44 minutes long, the album is an impressive tracks full of gorgeous synths, emphatic drumming and brilliant features throughout. The album kicks off with “Next To Nothing” featuring Emma-Jean Thackray on trumpet and Ego Ella May on vocals. The slow and angelic opening is a perfect mood-setter for the rest of the project, which features a plethora of different sounds and beats. “Sonnet 17” features the wonderful Ego Ella May, (who also appears on the excellent “Before The Sun”). The track is moody, reflective and dub-influenced, with heavy drums and basslines bring personality and wonder to the track. “Still Here” is this tribal, percussion-heavy track with quirky electronic effects and keys that caress the track throughout. Tracks like “Tapeloop” and stunning with synth keys that provide an ethereal tone throughout. “Step” is a riveting, bass-heavy track, while “Joyfulness” with Alexa Harley is catchy and melodic. “Somebody Else” and “Wall Street” feature the amazing vocals of Andrew Ashong, who bring a soul and unique quality to the tracks and the album as a whole. The raw energy throughout the album is what makes it an exciting and engaging one to listen to, making Next To Nothing a brilliant listening experience.
Listen to Hector Plimmer’s new album Next To Nothing below via Bandcamp and don’t forget to support! Released via Albert’s Favourites.