MAKE ME BELIEVE IN YOU
OYOBI FEAT. KAREN LEE ANDREWS
THE REMEDY PROJECT/ DEFECTED RECORDS UK
With a growing catalogue of records that demonstrate their dynamic sonic aesthetic, Australian production trio OYOBI debut on The Remedy Project with ‘Make Me Believe In You’, featuring soul vocalist Karen Lee Andrews. Taking on the ambitious task of reimagining Curtis Mayfield’s 1974 classic, OYOBI display the very best of their effervescent sound in this considered cover, as rich percussive layers, live instrumentation and ethereal strings make a striking backdrop to Karen’s commanding vocal. Modernising a fully-fledged classic for contemporary listeners, this captivating release continues to demonstrate The Remedy Project’s gold standard musical policy and OYOBI as a must-know name
VINYL / DIGITAL ALBUM
ATJAZZ RECORDS UK
"As a collective, they’ve raised the bar of electronic Latin-infused jazz to soaring heights" -Martin 'Atjazz' Iverson
Transcendence is Oyobi's debut full-length album for which they teamed up with musical maestros Malo Malo, Qvln, Maité Inaé and Aykho who all interject their own secret blend of melodious spices to this luminous body of work. Mixed, recorded, and co-produced by Vincent Sebastian.
"Killer Latin Jazz Based electronica" - Kev Beadle
"O M G" - Osunlade
"This band is absolutely amazing!!!" - Amahd Jamal
"Ethereal" - Natasha Diggs
"This is simply a magnificent album!" - Dom Servini
"Ohhh Whaou Stunning <3 <3 <3" - Laurent Garnier
"Wow...Sick ALBUM!!!" - Vinny Da Vinci
"Absolutely loving this release!" - Jimpster
"Love the range of vibes here" - Mark de Clive-Lowe
"Very good LP. I'm banging the hell out of Mi Ritmo" - Bill Brewster
"Gonna bathe in this...some very gorgeous music"- Richard Earnshaw
KALIMBA VIBRATIONS (OYOBI REMIX)
BY JUAN LAYA & JORGE MONTIEL
IMAGENES RECORDS UK
Electropical Pt.4 takes a deeper excursion into Afro-Latin music to create a unique blend of timeless, acoustic 'Roots' and contemporary leftfield production. This latest instalment of the acclaimed project helmed by Juan Laya & Jorge Montiel, the duo behind the much loved Los Charly's Orchestra, evokes the spirit of the Amazonas forest, the beating heart of their native Venezuela. The sounds are born of the earth and nurtured for the soul.The EP features performances and remixes from longstanding friends and musical allies: Oyobi, who has recently been busy working with none other than AtJazz and Aroop Roy, brings a burst of intensely vibrant energy to Kalimba Vibration while the mighty Andre Espeut lends his utterly distinctive voice to Abstract Fragments Of A Dream. As for multi instrumentalist- producer Kris Houston he puts his signature touch on Beyond Civilizations.
CROSSROADS (VINCENT SEBASTIAN & ATJAZZ REMIX)
Electronic, spiritual & experimental music from OYOBI, remixed by OYOBI's own Vincent Sebastian & the UK's Atjazz.
Spinning the album version of Crossroads on its head, Martin “Atjazz” Iveson and Vincent have added subtle, yet elegant changes to this incredible piece of music which also features the wonderful vocal tones of Maité Inaé & Qvln, complementing it with layered analogue & modular synthesizer lines, and with additional percussion performed by Vincent himself. Crossroads is but one of the brilliant pieces of work to be heard from their outstanding album "Transcendence”.
VARHANDZA VU GIYA-SELOMI (OYOBI REMIX)
UNITED MUSIC RECORDS
Remix of brilliant South African artist Selomi. Vincent Sebastian went back to his roots on this, giving it a Uruguayan candombe rhythmic feel which was ignited by the chordal genius of Daniel Pliner and deep bass vibes of Adm Ventoura.
Produced by Vincent Sebastian and Oyobi.
Mixed by Vincent Sebastian
Percussion, drums, programming-Vincent Sebastian
OUT NOW ON 7" VINYL
OYOBI- DONT LET IT GO TO YOUR HEAD
B-SIDE: SE TE VA
"14 months on from the release of their celebrated Translations EP, Oyobi is ready to unleash their latest dancefloor-ready fusion bomb: a colourful cover of Jean Carn's Philly Soul classic 'Don't Let it Go to Your Head'. Featuring super-sweet and soulful lead vocals from Karen Lee Andrews, Oyobi's version is warm, musically intricate and fluid, re-imagining the Carn classic as a Latin-infused broken soul gem rich in timbales, twinkling pianos and jaunty Clavinet stabs. Over on the flip they revert to type with 'Se Te Va', an infectious and heavyweight fusion of low-slung disco bass and percussion-rich salsa rhythms." -Review: Juno UK
"It’s nothing short of sublime. It’s a Latin-infused, dancefloor-ready track that feels like it was destined to soundtrack a pivotal scene in Pulp Fiction. " Tone Deaf, The Brag.
"You checked all the right boxes with your cover of Don’t Let It Go To Your Head! Brava! " Jean Carne -singer and performer of the original 1979 track.
"MI RITMO" BY OYOBI FEAT MALO MALO
DIGITAL SINGLE AND REMIX PACKAGE ON ATJAZZ RECORD COMPANY UK
"Mi Ritmo, an awesome Latin-Jazz collaboration with Malo Malo and taken from the epic debut album by Australian super-trio OYOBI, entitled TRANSCENDENCE.
Vincent Sebastian, Adam Ventoura & Daniel Pliner (OYOBI) team up Danny G Felix and his Colombian Orchestra Malo Malo on Mi Ritmo and elevate this wonderful piece of modern Latin-Jazz-Dance to great heights. Layers upon layers of beautiful lively percussion, horns, piano & bass make this a very exciting start to what is turning out to be an intoxicating musical journey.
Remix detail from OYOBI Producer VINCENT SEBASTIAN who drops a more 4x4 feel to the original song design with great elegance, ROSARIO takes things really deep, super-deep even, seriously, this is such proper deep house!, and last but not least NICOLE TANIA stirs things right up with this modern take where 808 drums lead the way. Something you can really get your teeth into!"-Review Martin Iverson
“XEGUEI” is now available exclusively on Traxsource for our OchaRecords listeners out there! Delight your musical palette with two interpretations of QVLN as he uses rhythmic Portuguese vocalizations to describe expression of the inner self and connection in the sacred dance circle! This Afro-Brazilian inspired project from Coflo and Oyobi offers two wonderful soundscapes of percussion and instrumentation! Trust us, you’ll find yourself dancing
Produced by Vincent Sebastian and Oyobi
Mixed by Vincent Sebastian
Mastered by The Sound Design NYC
Label: Imágenes London 2019
Global Bass/Broken Beat/House/Electronica
"love this! fantastic marriage of an electronic
reverence to the sound and rhythm of the ancestors"
OSUNLADE (Dj, Producer, Yoruba Records)
NO#1 on traxsource Afro/Latin charts for "Yege"
Produced, mixed, & mastered
by Vincent Sebastian 2014
RAYMAN (VINCENT SEBASTIAN REMIX)
Remixed by Vincent Sebastian