Pretty trippy stuff coming from Bonobo lately. His sound resembles a more upbeat XXYYXX, infused with a bit of hip-hop influence. Like most good music, it's hard to categorize. But it's in the shoegaze/chillwave genre, I'm pretty sure. I can't lie to you and pretend that I have a firm grasp on what either of those genres entail, but I'm convinced that nobody does. It's like pornography; I can't define it, but I know it when I see it. Or in this case, hear it. Anyway, Bonobo's latest album, The North Borders, was released this year, and it's worth a listen. Take a gander after the break.
And for your listening pleasure, an older song of his that is still a favorite: