Later this month, Prince will release two albums on the same day, one solo LP entitled ‘Art Official Age’ and ‘Plectrum Electrum’ with his band 3rdEyeGirl. ‘Art Official Age’ is produced and arranged by Prince and Joshua Welton. ‘PlectrumElectrum’ is a recorded live-set by Prince and the three-piece band 3rdEyeGirl, consisting of Donna Grantis (Guitar), Hannah Ford Welton (Drums) and Ida Nielsen (Bass).
You can now stream two new tracks of the former album, ‘Clouds’ featuring Lianne La Havas and ‘U Know with 3rdEyeGirl. Both albums are out on September 29th, pre-oder now on iTunes or Amazon. See the full tracklists after the jump.
Italian band 35 caliber are back with their original soundtrack of “Sogni di Gloria” (Dreams of Glory), the new film by John Snellinberg. The film has already received two major awards for Best Film at the Rome Independent Film Festival and Worldfest-Houston 2014 International Independent Film Festival 2014 as best Film and best editing. The soundtrack to “Sogni di Gloria” will be released on June 22nd on Ghost Records (Italy), available digitally as well as their previous releases on Bandcamp.
The soundcloud selection for march’14 holds another 41 great tracks by bklyn’s favourite artists, producers and beat-makers. Remixes by Kaytranada, Fink’s modern folk, jazz by BadBadNotGood, soul by Ruth Koleva and Lee Fields. HipHop songs by Mobb Deep and Freddie Gibbs, beats by Black Milk, Apollo Brown, and J Dilla. Check out our monthly selection “favourite things” on the daily updated soundcloud page.
In 2012 The Ruffcats released their first instrumental album “The Essence Vol. 1“. Now it’s time for Volume 2 which you can download for free on Bandcamp. “The Essence Vol. 2″ bridges the time until the release of “The Essence Vol. 3″, a krautfunk masterpiece from Germany’s hardest working backing band. Out on May 2.
After his debut last year on KEPT records, Alpman is about to release his new EP. “Alpman and the Midnight Walkers” will be a out later this year. They’re also out, playing some live shows in their hometown istanbul. We’ve selected some tracks and put them together into a “Alpman Selection”, listen below. Be sure to follow us on soundcloud for further tracks and information.
Mr Bongo reissued The Incredible Bongo Band‘s “Bongo Rock” and the follow up album, “Return of The Incredible Bongo Band”, for the first time since 1974. Those LPs has been sampled by Bentley Rhythm Ace, Fatboy Slim, Macy Gray, Group Home and Koushik. They’re now reproduced on heavyweight 180g vinyl and in top-quality Japanese sleeves. Stream “The Return…” below and order your vinyls at on Mr Bongo.
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2014 first volume of our soundcloud selection “favourite things” holds 47 selected tracks. Check out all previous sets and more music on our soundcloud page.
Tokyo Dawn Records series of boogie breaks “The Boogie” turns four, aiming at take selected 80′s sounds of our youth to new levels of funk. Connecting the dots between early electro, hip hop and house, this compilation redefines boogie based on neon synths, soul chords and a decent portion of robot funk. Feel invited to ride an exciting new wave of artists combining latest production techniques with classic grooves deeply rooted in 80′s boogie wonderland. Highlights from TDR’s latest album and remix projects are also featured, including artists like Opolopo, SoulParlor, Personal Life, Positive Flow, Reggie B, Amalia, Omar, DJ Vadim, Fat Freddy’s Drop and more. Pre-order now on TDR.
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Guitarist Jairus “J.Mo” Mozee from Long Beach, California is giving a way some quality tracks on his Soundcloud page. In the past, he has worked with Robin Thicke, Anthony Hamilton, Prince, and Cee-Lo Green Check out his latest album “The Elevator Album” on iTunes.
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Our latest soundcloud selection of december ’13 contains another 43 fine songs by bklyn’s favourite artists and producers. Feel free to check out the playlist and don’t forget, some tracks are free-downloads. Find all previous sets and more music on our soundcloud page.