Indubious / Cosmic Seed
Album: Cosmic Seed   Collection:Reggae
Artist:Indubious   Added:Apr 2010

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Add Date: 2010-04-11 Pull Date: 2010-06-13 Charts: Reggae/World
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Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2010-04-07
Indubious – Cosmic Seed
Reviewed by Sadie O., 4/7/10
Reggae from Oregon; a trio of psychedelic hippies, should really suck but it’s actually occasionally brilliant. They can be a bit love & peace preachy, and this CD is marred by a couple of tracks with vocoder, but they’re fine musicians and really mean all that preachy stuff – and when they’re on (e.g., track 15) they’re right on.
No FCCs detected. I like 8 and 15 best – 9 would be great too, if it was longer.
1. 5:04 ***downtempo, simple one-drop, adds layers, nice mellow groove. Psychedelic fuzz guitar at the end.
2. 3:23 ***electronics and toast intro, then fast keyboard-based dancehall groove, rapid-fire vocals.
3. 4:18 **pounding intro, then classic rub-a-dub groove with tinkly piano. Several dancehall voices.
4. 3;57 ***odd combination of medieval-sounding instrumentation and modern R&B style processed vocals. Downtempo one-drop.
5. 4:15 **midtempo, militant skank, intro diatribe in American English, guest dancehall vocals by Prezident Brown.
6. 3:25 *jaunty, upbeat midtempo skank, minus points for vocoder. Too bad, cause the riddim is fun.
7. 4:34 **rather overly sweet keyboards, pretty skippy little bubble – sounds a bit like a 60’s British Invasion pop tune to a Reggae beat.
8. 4:33 ****dramatic keyboards, grows into a great sound with dubby bits. Some really COOL dubby bits, in fact. Nice!
9. 1:09 ***funk disco groove with monster bass – way too short!
10. 5:24 **swingy midtempo bubble.
11. 3:54 ***fine midtempo skank – sounds like a Black Uhuru riddim, very tough. Actually flows right into the next track, which is kind of the toast – really like a 12” single.
12. 3:45. *** see above.
13. 3:24 **odd electronic riddim, made up war sounds, then uptempo dancehall something – strange sound, but rather groovy (except for bits of processed vocals.) I’m definitely getting stoned just listening, though
14. 5:10 ***I thought it was going to be “Sea Cruise” for the first couple of seconds… Turns into very bouncy skipping bubble, fun sound. Dubby bit with ocean sounds…
15. 5:19 *****squonky, stoned keyboards. Then FUNKY bass and horns. Oh yeah, this is the hit! Deeply hippie-psychedelic lyrics. I’ll even forgive them the “fun guy” pun – this is seriously great shit.

Track Listing
1. Be Kind   8. 2r2r
2. Disillusionize   9. The Cosmic Seed
3. Keep Lovin (Featuring Alcyon Massive)   10. Live Indubiously
4. Presto Chango   11. Blessed With Success
5. Golden Tongue (Featuring Prezident Brown)   12. No More Enemies
6. Hard Life   13. Bring The Light
7. Can I   14. Pirate's Rum
  15. Mushroom Man