Tensei Constellate (Instrumentals)

Tensei‎-Constellate (Instrumentals)

Label: Tokyo Dawn ‎– TDR19-002
Format: Vinyl, Special, Limited Edition
Country: Japan (export)
Released: 2019
Genre: acid jazz, afrobeat, electronic, experimental hip-hop,nu-jazz soul, electronica, future beats
Style: Nu-Jazz
3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5) by UNEARTHED




A1 Baby Blast Off  4:16
A2 40000 Harpedelic feat. Brandee Younger 4:09
A3 78ths Joint  feat. Junius Paul 3:51
A4 Spero Alone  feat. Greg Spero 3:40
B1 Curtis Kuti feat. Makaya McCraven 5:22
B2 Tiempo Dificil  4:31
B3 Telemetry 5:07


Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – GZ Media
  • Designed At – Tokyo Dawn


Format: Vinyl

Label: Tokyo Dawn


Upon popular request, TDR presents the instrumentals and re-edits of Tensei’s uplifting ‘Constellate’ release.

Tensei (meaning “Heaven Star” in Japanese) is the Chicago based producer tandem of Midas Wells and Chris Kramer. The music represents a soulful, electronic and hip hop infused perspective to Chicago’s growing spiritual jazz movement, with many of the movement’s protagonists such as Makaya McCraven, Brandee Younger, Greg Spero, Junius Paul, Khari Lemuel, Kevin Mitchell and Paul Curtis joining the recording sessions for the album.


Composed & produced by Roderick Jackson and Chris Kramer
Design by Matt Lyon
Mastering by Jan Ohlhorst


Their effervescent combination of spiritual jazz, soul, psych rock, electronic & boom-bap is a clinic in quality music -Okayplayer

An electronic canvas of astral soul -Chicago Reader