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Best Chillout / Trip-Hop Music?

Any suggestions for good Chillout / Trip-Hop artists/compilations?

Ideally something that sounds halfway between Groove Armada and Chemical Brothers, but I am always open to other good stuff like Llorca and St-Germain.

I prefer Merle Haggard & Johnny Cash, but that’s just me.

[quote]reddog6376 wrote:
I prefer Merle Haggard & Johnny Cash, but that’s just me.[/quote]

No problemo. I like to diversify my repertoire and I am in one of these expansion phases… for example, Nu-Bossa Nova was rather … original.

Some of my favorites:
Massive Attack
Leftfield
Thievery corporation
Tricky
Faithless
Morcheeba

Live
Keith Urban
Socialburn
Sublime
Hootie & The Blowfish
Smashing Pumkins
Oasis
OAR
U2

Check out a SoCal guy who infuses jazz, blues, funk with hip hop:
DJ Greyboy
Also check out:
311 (transistor album specifically)
Moonraker

I typically go with compilations. The Annuals are good.

[quote]Z2nd_Comng wrote:
Live
Keith Urban
Socialburn
Sublime
Hootie & The Blowfish
Smashing Pumkins
Oasis
OAR
U2
[/quote]

Chillout? no…Trip Hop…no.

The Cafe Del Mar Series

an example:

The Mushroom Jazz Series

an example:

The Future Sounds of Jazz Series

an example:

The DJ Kicks Series - Kruder and Dorfmeister

The Dining Rooms - Numero Deux

Zero 7 - Another Late Night

The Hotel Costes Series

an example: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000APV8U/002-0613343-8345640?v=glance

LTJ Bukem - Journey Inwards

All of the above are great chillout albums and/or series.

Cheers,

soup

[quote]soupandspoons wrote:

The Dining Rooms - Numero Deux

LTJ Bukem - Journey Inwards


[/quote]

Wow. Thanks! Indeed, all of the above are all good. The 2 links above correspond alot to what I appreciate. Not too mellow, not many vocals, groovy.

Here`s a couple of other ones:

Chillout 2001: The Ultimate Chillout

(Favorite: The Weekend Starts Here - Fatboy Slim)

Trip Hop Test Vol.2

(Favorite: (Its Not) A Mans World)

Hey

Try

Kruder and dorfmeister- K&D Sessions and their DJ kicks
anything by Massive Attack
Tosca
Peace Orchestra
Trick’s first album
Zero 7

Thanks kingtiger.

Jazz fans already know this guy. Very energetic music.

Sure, it`s not trip hop or chillout, but it is a very good substitute for background ambiance music.

the sneaker pimps have some good stuff.

Massive Attack
Portishead
Thievery Corporation
Hooverphonic
Air
Morcheeba

[quote]graphicsMan wrote:
Massive Attack
Portishead
Thievery Corporation
Hooverphonic
Air
Morcheeba[/quote]

Portishead is awesome. Im not a real fan, but I love their sound. Dummy is their better album imho.

Massive Attack
Portishead
Esthero

Bonobo’s Animal Magic

and check out:

http://overxposure.fm/

Recognize the “trip-hop”, but some trans.genre personal favourites for chillout in general…
-anything Bristol (Massive Attack, Portishead, Tricky)
-Jazz (Miles, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, St.Germain)
-Cafe Del Mar/Lounge Classics/Buddha Bar
-Thievery Corporation
-The Roots
-Bebel Gilberto
-RJD2 !!! (loveitloveitloveit!)
-Lone Catalysts
-Herbaliser
-Esthero
-Air
-Erykah Badu and/or Common
-Dj Shadow (in his tamer moments)
-Sade, D’Angelo, Musiq Soulchid (soul heals sore soles too)

-Curtis Mayfield

Proxy: Thats what Im talking about! Thanks!

Here`s a link to my most recent discovery: