T IS FOR THE THIEVERY CORPORATION (PT 3)

Some of Thievery Corporation’s downtempo sounds from the start of the millenniuum.

From last fm: Thievery Corporation is a Washington, D.C.-based recording artist and DJ duo consisting of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton and their supporting artists. Their music style mixes elements of dub, acid jazz, Indian classical and Brazilian (such as bossa nova) with a lounge aesthetic.

Thievery Corporation is on the Eighteenth Street Lounge record label named after the DC club owned by Eric Hilton, but several of their singles and EP’s appear on the 4AD and !K7 labels.

Formed in the summer of 1995 at D.C.’s Eighteenth Street Lounge. Rob Garza and Lounge co-owner Eric Hilton bonded over club life, dub, bossa nova and jazz records, then decided to see what would come of mixing all these in a recording studio. From this, the duo was born and their self started label Eighteenth Street Lounge Music began to emerge on an international level.

From 2000 and 2002.

Thievery Corporation – The Richest Man In Babylon (Groove Corporation Mix)  

Thievery Corporation – A Guide For I & I  

Thievery Corporation – DC 3000  

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~ by acidted on December 21, 2009.

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