'Azimuth' is a sophisticated fusion of electro acoustic grooves with deep bass lines.
It's taken well over ten years for Jorge Carlos to release the follow up to his highly praised and very well received debut album, 'Trip Of Africa'. But all those fans of his acclaimed first offering will be thrilled to hear that his upcoming new second album, 'Azimuth', will reward those devotee's patience and is sure to further enhance his musical reputation and following.
With major inspirations and influences for this new album including William Orbit, Thievery Corporation, Leftfield, Kruder and Dolfmeister, Boards of Canada and Tosca, he began creating the tracks for his next album based around this new sound, spending every bit of his spare time developing and producing his new sound at 'Audio Alchemy', his own recording studio at the Waterfront Studios in Cape Town.
The result is the arrival of Jorge Carlos new second album, 'Azimuth', released through Cape Town based label Microdot Music. 'Azimuth' is a sophisticated fusion of electro acoustic grooves with deep bass lines and rich tonal qualities. Apart from some special guest artists, Jorge Carlos plays all the instruments live on all the tracks. On 'Azimuth' Jorge Carlos decided to collaborate with some selected South African artists. He incorporated vocals by Litsa and Jaco Maria. The trumpets and EVI (electronic valve instrument) were played by Andrew Coote and the spoken word rap on the track, 'Why You Trippin' was handled by Anthony Oseyemi.