The Rebirth Of Cool

Here’s a $3 total score from Sonic Boom…

The 5th Annual Toronto Expedition Series, Part 32 (CD)

Man, I was sitting at the computer late at night, good headphones on, and I fell in love with this CD. It’s jazzy, it’s trip-hoppy, there’s rapping, singing… it’s really wonderful. But most importantly, there’s just sweet groove after sweet groove.

When we lived in Montreal (1999-2001), restaurants all over town played this kind of music. I hold a special love for that town, and this music.

This CD* really made my day.

Track List:
1. Chameleon – Jazz Warriors
2. Taurus Woman – The Subterraneans
3. Don’t Say Nothin’ – Opaz
4. Kickin’ Jazz – Outlaw
5. Bad Brother – Ronny Jordan
6. Fever – Stereo MC’s
7. Revival (Rebirth Edit) – Martine Girault
8. Caroline – MC Solaar
9. Loud Minority (Club Mix) – United Future Organization
10. Inner City Boundaries – Freestyle Fellowship


* Minimal interwubs research indicates this is a whole series. If I find more, I’m buying them all!


Posted on November 26, 2016, in posts by aaron and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 19 Comments.

  1. What a cool name for an album…..
    It’s awesome when you stumble across a rare find and it ends up blowing your mind!

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  2. WHen I saw the album, I thought it might have been a remix of the Miles Davis ‘birth of the cool’ – this sounds like it could be even better!


  3. I’ve got volume 6, which is great – if that’s any help?


  4. While I don’t know most of these artists, your endorsement rings mightily.


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