2010 two CD collection. Since 2003, the Shanghai Lounge series has become the High Note label's identifiable trademark, drawing the city look of Shanghai with modern and traditional touches in Downtempo and Trip-Hop tunes. The Best of Shanghai Lounge collects 15 of the best tracks from the first five volumes on Disc One. On Disc Two, High Note has invited German duo Club des Belugas, JoJo Effect, Cayetano, Tape Five, Amp Fiddler (with Corinne Bailey Rae) and others to participate on this special release. 29 tracks.
College returns with its third full length album, a rich, glowing and nostalgic synth-based offering reminiscent of previous works heard in ‘A Real Hero’ (Drive Soundtrack), but at the same time exploring a unique and conceptual world, ‘Shanghai’, giving College’s textural and atmospherical works a brand new dimension.
During the Han Dynasty the theory of the Five Elements became inseparably intertwined with the Yin Yang theory of Changes, also known as the Yi Ching (I-Ching). According to the “Book of Changes: Cycle of Elemental Music”, Earth, Metal, Wood, Fire and Water correspond with spleen, lung, liver, heart and kidney respectively.
From the High Note Records label, this is volume 2 in the beautifully packaged collection of exquisite, high-end lounge music featuring Praful, Television Robbers, Alacran, Mr. Scruff, Fragile States, Ive Mendes, Sharpshooters and more. This 2 CD set is ideal for a mellow dinner party or a late-night chill-out session.