de la soul, 'And the Anonymous Nobody'

De La Soul Release Instrumental Tracks from Grammy Nominated Album ‘And the Anonymous Nobody’

*Following a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album, De La Soul releases the instrumental tracks for and the Anonymous Nobody, their first studio album in twelve years, via A.O.I. Records and Kobalt Music Recordings. The Instrumentals will be made available today as a Deluxe download bundled with the original album on all streaming and download services.

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The creation of and the Anonymous Nobody took several years in the making. De La Soul wanted to make another sample-based album in the vein of 3 Feet High and Rising spending a few years recording more than 300 hours of live music, converging everything from bossa nova, soul and hip-hop to funk, disco and reggae. The features-based record was mixed by Bob Power, Morgan Garcia and De La Soul, and was produced by De La Soul and Dave West.

The trio’s Kickstarter campaign to help fund the creation of ATAN, which ran for 33 days in May 2015, garnered more than 11K backers and an impressive $600K in funding, making it the second most successful in the platform’s history.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

Feb 22–Northumbria Students Union–Newcastle

Feb 24–Colston Hall–Bristol

Feb 25–Rock City–Nottingham

Feb 28–O2 Academy Leeds–Leeds

Mar 2–Albert Hall–Manchester

Mar 3–O2 Institute Birmingham–Birmingham

Mar 4–Tramshed–Cardiff

Mar 8–Norwich Nick Rayns LCR UEA–Norwich

Mar 10–Roundhouse–London

Apr 3–Snowbombing Festival –Mayrhofen

Apr 9–Paradise Island Festival–Surat Thani

Jun 15–Sonar By Night –Barcelona

Jun 17–Sonar Festival –Barcelona

Jul 28–PLEIN AIR–Gignac

Jul 29–PLEIN AIR–Gignac

Jul 30–PLEIN AIR–Gignac

Aug 24–Lost Village Festival –London

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 and the Anonymous Nobody Instrumentals



About Kobalt Recordings:

Part of Kobalt Music Group, Kobalt Music Recordings (formerly known as Kobalt Label Services) provides the next generation of services for artists and labels worldwide, empowering recording owners with a full-service solution to releasing and marketing records while maintaining ownership of their masters.

Established as an alternative to the traditional label model, Kobalt Music Recordings maximizes client opportunities and revenues from services including global digital distribution and sales through AWAL, traditional physical distribution and retail marketing, audio and video streaming, synch licensing, digital marketing, publicity, radio and D2C. Kobalt Music Recordings is currently working with artists as diverse as Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Die Antwoord, Pet Shop Boys, De La Soul, Good Charlotte, Massive Attack, Lenny Kravitz, Joss Stone, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, deadmau5, Big & Rich. For more information on Kobalt, please contact: [email protected], or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


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Tony Ferguson
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