Clap! Clap! (aka Cristiano Crisci) is an artist whose work is hard to pinpoint, in the best possible way. His sound can only be described as an explosive fusion of just about everything -- house, elements of electro, footwork, hip-hop, industrial, ambient, Middle Eastern influence, brass blowouts. The sounds are so varied and eclectic that they could easily seem messy when stacked, layered and combined, but Crisci makes them all fall beautifully and complement each other strikingly well.
His latest album, A Thousand Skies, has a bit of a slower, upbeat start, meandering through ambient and unfurling with poppy synth number "Nguwe," featuring South African folk singer Bongeziwe Mabandla.
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