Al Dobson Jr made his debut in 2014 with Rye Lane Volume I, a first release for both Dobson, and Bradley Zero's Peckham based Rhythm Section label, born from the night of the same name. Two years on, and Dobson's rep for finely crafted downtempo jams has been bolstered with further 12"s released through 22a, Brownswood and Izwadon - now he's set to return to Rhythm Section with his debut album, Rye Lane Volume II & III.
28 tracks long, and just under an hour in length, the album is a series of snapshots of Peckham Rye - a street where the world congragates, inspiring Dobson to pull together sample heavy soul breaks, afrobeat rhythms and rambling flashes of street poetry. No tracks have made it online yet, so you'll have to make do with Dobson's Boiler Room set until the album drops on March 18th - keep an eye on the Rhythm Section Bandcamp for more details.
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