Something from Thievery Corporation’s Eighteenth Street Lounge label is always quite exciting. Last time, I was sadly disappointed by Kabanjak (who took it with remarkably good grace). This time it’s Ancient Astronauts, which is a duo including Kabanjak. Oh dear. Thankfully, this is a cracking downtempo tune with huge fat hip hop beats and some great parping brass. Anyone who rates Thievery or loved Kruder & Dorfmeister should download this now.

Bio: The Ancient Astronauts are Kabanjak and Dogu, a bombastic production and DJ duo hailing from Cologne, Germany. The phenomenon of “ancient astronauts,” a belief that extraterrestrial beings visited Earth in ancient times to mingle and trade ideas with early human civilizations, isn’t an alien concept to these Ancient Astronauts. The cross-pollination and mash-up of ideas, sounds, styles, and a collaborative spirit are their modus operandi.

Ancient Astronauts – Worldwide

The album Into Bass and Time is out on 8 March.

Released by: ESL Productions
Release date: Mar 8, 2011

~ by acidted on March 7, 2011.


  1. […] original album came out in March  (see here) but they’re  already back with a remix album. The original album had that downtempo hip […]

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