Nightmares On Wax


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    You Wish
  2. 2.
    Flip Ya Lid
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    Typical - Jordan Rakei
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    Les Nuits
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    Nights Introlude
It is no exaggeration to say that Nightmares on Wax’s work is synonymous with a place in time. It is a place individual to those who have savoured his popular brand of sun-drenched dubbed out soul, where fragments of hazy memories, halcyon days and past snapshots encapsulate a generation’s sofa sojourning.
For George Eveyln, the man behind Nightmares on Wax, did indeed create some defining moments in the 90’s. Firstly there was his involvement in writing two of the U.K.’s early rave classics Dexterous and Aftermath. George then went alone and in ’95 bought us Smoker’s Delight, a downbeat opus and the archetype 90’s stoner album. The effect of Smokers Delight was palpable as it is considered one of the main catalysts in the explosion of the chill out / down tempo genre today.
Like many fortunate music enthusiasts, his love of music was passed down from his parents. The Evelyn household was one often enveloped in the indignant funk of Curtis Mayfield and the smooth melody lines of Quincy Jones (where George’s devotion began). Having come over from the West Indies, George’s father also passed on to his children musical legacies, frequently playing staple classics of Soca, or Calypso found at the local dancehall he frequented.
“Today’s music is inspired by what’s gone on before and that is what fascinates me. Following on in that tradition I am inspired by the old and want to evolve it into something new. I see it as a never ending cycle and that is where I want to be.”


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