In The Frame EP

by Cantaloop

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Debut single number 18 in countdown chart - Hip Hop Connections

“Well worth checking out. There’s something for everyone” - Mojo

“Hits you with immediate effect. The optimistic atmosphere of this album will make you feel good for no particular reason!” – Blues & Soul

In the Frame marks the 2nd single from the killer forthcoming album I.C.H.I.L.E. and is a pure, vibrant funk/pop and 'bling-free' hip-hop track tinged with soul. This is hip-hop without gimmicks and without pretension. Cantaloop pedal music to the grown up hip hop contingent and this single also features a murderously cool mix from the Fun Lovin Criminals.

However, it is not only the instrumentation that is ear catching, vocalist Dannie Dee’s biting social commentary and fluent lyricism is guaranteed to turn heads. Dee uses the forthcoming album as a platform to air his views on everything from personal friendships to the state of modern society with the sort of insight that marks him out as a truly original lyricist.

Cantaloop also excel as a live band, each member being accomplished instrumentalists. Unsurprisingly their show stopping live performances have won them prestigious support slots for the likes of De la Soul and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. The latter have been so impressed by the band that they have joined them live on stage on many occasions and now provide them with this exclusive remix.

"In The Frame is a head nodding, foot tapping soulful hip-hop track that shows you don’t have to stick to a guns, girls and diamonds lyric to make a quality track." - thebeatsurrender.co.uk "If this were summer I would have this blasting out of my speakers as I crash out in a field of green." - the-rocker.co.uk "In The Frame, showcases Cantaloop's vibrant mix of pop, soul, funk and hip-hop, the track features a wonderfully soulful and smooth deliver by frontman Dannie Dee, whilst the rest of the band create a funky backing track complete with bouncy elastic basslines and obligatory record deck abuse." - Rhythm & Booze

"Funk n Hip Hop at it’s best. 8.5/10" - myspace.com/streetvoice "In The Frame is a crackin' piece of 'pop' music just for pop's sake!" - toxicpete.co.uk "Bounce, bounce, bounce - a tune destined for greater things, like a playful Lemar rocking out with RHCP, a summer anthem of christ-like proportions" - subba-cultcha.co.uk

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released April 13, 2008

ALL SONGS WRITTEN BY AND RECORDED BY CANTALOOP.
Copyright Peer Music © 2007
Produced and Mixed by Gavin Monaghan at Magic Garden Studios.
Mastered by John Dent at Loud Mastering.

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Omg Wtf have Cantaloop done? They've only gone and unleashed the Funky four! with Dannie Dee taking turns as Dannie B, 1ooc doing Bv's, Captain Sabotage hitting high and dropping low and Popeye or The Beef sailing us on a sea of funk. This is Cantaloop smashing their funk back to the future! You've been warned ... go catch em live because double bass has a new meaning. ... more

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