Kaidi Tatham, In Search Of Hope  
Kaidi Tatham
In Search Of Hope
TIP  
GBR 2xLP 
Label: First Word Records
Release Year: 2020
Style: Jazz & Blues
 
  Tracks  
  1 In Search of Hope, Pt. 1
2 Swift Inspiration (Quick Kid)
3 Do What You Gotta Do
4 Could I Ever Know?
5 He Laughs She Cries
6 So Amazed
7 I'm High
8 Simiya
9 On a Vibe
10 These Things Will Pass
11 In Search of Hope, Pt. 2
 
  From his earlier work with pioneering London production outfits like Bugz In The Attic, DKD, Silhouette Brown, Blakai, Likwid Biskit, Neon Phusion and Agent K, to his recent releases and collaborations with Dego and the extended 2000black family, Kaidi Tatham is one of the most quietly influential British artists of his time.

2008's 'In Search of Hope' is the second solo album from Tatham and the first under his own name. It pushes the musical boundaries of electronic and dance music in a way that is still rarely heard today. While the album retains its contemporary London influences, it allowed Tatham to stretch out musically in a way he hadn't done on record before. The majority of the album's tracks aren't in the standard 4/4 time signature that most contemporary dance music follows, and some switch between a handful of different time signatures over the course of a few minutes. In a way, the album could be viewed as Tatham's mission statement and a sign of what was to come from him as an artist: uncompromisingly and unapologetically sophisticated modern black music. His face melting virtuosity never gets in the way of coherent groove, melody, harmony and arrangement. Originally released on Tokyo based label Freedom School and recorded on a modest set up at his flat in south London, 'In Search of Hope' has become a holy grail record for dance music fans and jazz heads alike. Its mythical status is spurred on by the fact that it was unavailable digitally, until now, with physical copies fetching astronomical prices online, especially considering how recently it was released compared to other records that reach similar prices.
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 40.00   Currently not on stock!
Please check back later or call us for more information:
+41 (0)43 322 02 04
 
  Releases of the same artist  
  Kaidi Tatham, Serious Times  
Kaidi Tatham
Serious Times
[First Word Records]
GBR EP  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Restocking!
 
  Releases of the same label  
  Children Of Zeus, Travel Light  
Children Of Zeus
Travel Light
[First Word Records]
GBR 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 39.00 Add To Cart
 
  Children of Zeus, Excess Baggage  
Children of Zeus
Excess Baggage
[First Word Records]
GBR 12inch  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Add To Cart
 
  Don Leisure, Darkhouse Family Presents Shaboo  
Don Leisure
Darkhouse Family Presents Shaboo
[First Word Records]
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 24.00 Add To Cart
 
  Eric Lau, Examples Vol.2  
Eric Lau
Examples Vol.2
[First Word Records]
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Add To Cart
 
  Essa, The Misadventures Of A Middle Man  
Essa
The Misadventures Of A Middle Man
[First Word Records]
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 25.00 Add To Cart
 
  LeaLea Jones, The Road ft. Horace Andy  
LeaLea Jones
The Road ft. Horace Andy
[First Word Records]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 13.00 Add To Cart
 
  Lotek, Rudest Dude  
Lotek
Rudest Dude
[First Word Records]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 14.00 Restocking!
 
  Mike-L, On A Columbo Tip  
Mike-L
On A Columbo Tip
[First Word Records]
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Add To Cart
 
  Quiet Dawn, New Dawn feat. Oddisee  
Quiet Dawn
New Dawn feat. Oddisee
[First Word Records]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 14.00 Restocking!
 
  Ross McHenry, Distant Oceans  
Ross McHenry
Distant Oceans
[First Word Records]
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 28.00 Add To Cart
 
  Souleance, Le Plaisier  
Souleance
Le Plaisier
[First Word Records]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 16.00 Restocking!
 
  The Simonsound, Reverse Engineering  
The Simonsound
Reverse Engineering
[First Word Records]
TIP  
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 27.00 Add To Cart
 
  The Simonsound, Reverse Engineering  
The Simonsound
Reverse Engineering
[First Word Records]
TIP  
GBR 1xCD  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Restocking!
 
  V/A, FW Is 10 - Second Chance  
V/A
FW Is 10 - Second Chance
[First Word Records]
GBR EP  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Restocking!
 
  Ye Mighty, Fuse  
Ye Mighty
Fuse
[First Word Records]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 14.00 Add To Cart
 
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
My Jamaican Dub
[Big Crown Records]
Barry Morgan
Global Confrontation
[Ayeola Records]
Carlton Jumel Smith & Cold Diamond & Mink
Ain't That Love
[Timmion Records]
Donny Benet
Mr Experience
[Dot Dash]
El Michel's Affair
Reasons
[Big Crown]
Fairuz
Maarifti Feek
[WeWantSounds]
Four Tet
Sixteen Oceans
[Text Records]
Greg Foat
Symphonie Pacifique
[Strut]
Holy Hive
Float Back To You
[Big Crown]
Jerry Paper
Abracadabra
[Stones Throw]
John Carroll Kirby
Tuscany
[Patience]
Jon Hassell
Vernal Equinox
[Ndeya]
Kahil El'Zabar Ft. David Murray
Spirit Groove
[Spiritmuse Records]
Khruangbin
Mordechai
[Dead Oceans]
Lonnie Liston Smith
Expansions
[Ace Records]
Model Home
One Year
[Disciples]
Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience
To Know Without Knowing
[Agogo Records]
Oiro Pena
2
[Jazzaggression]
Pablo Color
La Calle Roja - red translucent vinyl
[Ish Records]
R.A. The Rugged Man
All My Heroes Are Dead
[Nature Sounds]
Revenge Of Truence
H1N1
[No Cure]
Sofie
Cult Survivor
[Stones Throw]
Soft Power
Brink Of Extinction
[RR Gems]
Space Ghost
Free 2 B
[Apron]
Sven Wunder
Hanami
[Mr. Bongo]
Sven Wunder
Magnolia
[Mr. Bongo]
The Stance Brothers
Resolution Blue
[We Jazz]
Various
Africa Airways Six (Mile High Funk 1974 - 1981)
[Africa Seven]
Various
Pyramid Pieces
[The Roundtable]
Your Old Droog
Jewelry
[Mongoloid Banks]
  1. Sven Wunder
Wabi Sabi
 
  2. Sven Wunder
Eastern Flowers
 
  3. 38 Spesh & Benny The Butcher
Stabbed & Shot
 
  4. Knxwledge
1988
 
  5. Utheo Choerer
Første Gir
 
  6. Al Charles
Outstanding
 
  7. Alex Figueira
Quando Será
 
  8. El Michel's Affair
Reasons
 
  9. Elcamino
Elcamino 2
 
  10. Eros
Go For It