We want to introduce to you singer and producer Casssandre from Brussels, Belgium. She’s preparing her upcoming debut album „Autour de Minuit“. You can listen to some of her songs and watch the teaser video below.
Last year, Fink performed a concert with one of the world’s best symphony orchestras – the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. Fink’s music was rearranged for the orchestra by composer and orchestrator Jules Buckley, one of the most in-demand arrangers in Europe. His instinctive understanding of how to harness the huge power of an orchestra to play songs by contemporary musicians verges on the genius. Now, Ninja Tune is releasing the brilliant results. Fink Meets the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be released 14 October – order now at the Ninjashop. Watch „Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us“, and download a free track here.
Singer Willis Earl Beal is about to release his 2nd album. After the songs „Too Dry To Cry“ and the Cat Power-feature „Coming Through“, you can now stream „Nobody Knows“ in it’s entirely below via NPR. The official release date is set to September 10th, place your oder now on Amazon or iTunes.
New York and Tennessee based singer/songwriter Valerie June finally released her new album, „Pushin‘ Against A Stone“. Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys helped her with songwriting and production. Enjoy her blues, folk and country music. Available now on Amazon or iTunes.
Everlasting is LD Brown aka Grey Reverend’s first single since The Cinematic Orchestra’s Motion Audio imprint released his debut album in 2010, and comes fresh off the back of his vaunted collaboration with Bonobo, „First Fires“. The „Everlasting“ EP features four new songs, announces his forthcoming sophomore album „A Hero’s Lie“ on Motion Audio (Release September 2nd). Grey Reverend produced the songs himself, playing percussive elements, keys and a homemade melotron as well as his signature rhythmic, raw guitar. Pre-order on Ninja Tune or iTunes.
We mentioned Chet Faker’s ‚Live Sessions‚ few weeks ago. The EP containing recordings made at the old Buttery Factory/Australia is now available as free download. Watch the series on YouTube and visit Fakers Facebook for the free download. Don’t forget to check out his EP ‚Thinking in Textures‘ which is still available on iTunes.