POWER OF POP MUSIC ALBUM REVIEW: RJD2 – DAME FORTUNE

ALBUM REVIEW: RJD2 – DAME FORTUNE

RJD2

Background
RJD2 (a.k.a. Ramble Jon Krohn), is an American DJ/producer/electronic musician based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known perhaps for the theme of the Mad Men TV series.

Strengths
Reminiscent of DJ Shadow, RJD2 is adept at mixing up samples that give the songs a organic veneer. The soulful 70s R&B vibe on Dame Fortune provides a distinctive feel that will keep listeners engaged throughout.

Highlights
“A Portal Inward”, “The Sheboygan Left”, “A New Theory”

Sounds Like
DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, DJ Krush.

Bottom Line
Collaborations with Jordan Brown and Son Little will appeal to the neo-soul lovers. Breakbeats and elaborate sounds and arrangements will get the progressive hip-hop crowd excited.

Information
Official Site: http://rjd2.net/

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