‘miscRWD2015′ holds some of our recent favourite tracks. The opening comes by Swarvy, followed by Jordan Rakei over to ‘Keep On Running’ by Gabriel Garzón-Montano. J.Mo’s J Dilla tribute, ‘Epiphany’ by Tom Misch and the slow-grooved ‘Loungiiin’ by Kerem Akdag ends the instrumental section. Moods introduces the remix/beat-section to LORE’s ‘Everybody Loves The Sunshine’ and the Al Green cover ‘Simply Beautiful’ by Sly Johnson. FloFilz and Pazmal with Corey Chase completes the mix with their remix tracks. Enjoy these 38 calm minutes …

Full tracklist and Player after the jump / You can also listen on Soundcloud or Mixcloud.

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black messiah


The debut “Sugah Daddy” dropped on saturday via the Red Bull Music Academy – now the whole album is available for streaming all over the web. After recent rumours D’Angelo finally deliver the long-awaited follow-up to 2000’s “Voodoo”. “Black Messiah” features contributions from Q-Tip, the Roots’ Questlove, Kendra Foster of Parliament Funkadelic, bassist Pino Palladino,  also James Gadson on the drums. Purchase the album right now on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.

Read more everywhere online – make yourself comfortable and enjoy the album.

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favourite things | 10.14


The soundcloud selection for october’14 holds 48 great tracks by some of bklyn’s favourite artists, producers and beat-makers. The set ‘10.14’ contains productions by HISANOVA, NeguimBeats, Melodiesinfonie, King Thelonious, Jaze Baqti, Tom Misch, Iamnobodi, Monk, 20Syl, Submotion Orchestra, Kaytranada, Fulgeance & DJ Scientist, Es-K, Big K.R.I.T, Agnes Obel, any many more. Check out our (almost) daily updated soundcloud page.

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everything you never had pt. II


Andreya Triana is back with the release of her new EP called ‘Everything You Never Had Pt. II’.  You can now listen to the title track and ‘Superlove’ which is the first song to be lifted off her highly anticipated album (due out in 2015). ‘Everything You Never Had Pt. II’ will be released November 17th on Counter Records, pre-order on Ninjashop or iTunes.

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where will we go


Nick Hakim, is a talented singer/songwriter fromBrooklyn, he now released his solo debut EP on Earseed Records. ‘Where Will We Go Pt. 1′,  dropped July 14th and it’s available now on iTunes.

“Where Will We Go stamps a point in time that I was dealing with death within my family and community, the questioning of religion…there’s just a lot of different elements. I guess, it’s just a young kid trying to figure out what’s going on. To have other people listen to it and connect with it, and then to link with Emily King and J. Most and do an east coast tour was just amazing. They’re like family, and that experience was definitely the beginning of something”

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yellow memories


Finally, the wait is over! Fatima’s debut album will be released on may 12th. Over the past months her records label Eglo Recs. released two Singles, “Circle” and “Family/La Neta”, the final album holds 12 excellent tracks. Productions by Floating Points, Oh No, Computer Jay, Scoop DeVille and Flako. This album is a must and will be one of our favourites of 2014! Order and stream now on Bandcamp or on iTunes. Full album stream is now available on Red Bull Music Academy.

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please rewind



The Moonchild trio from L.A. released their second album. “Please Rewind” is a very soulful jazz influenced album. The vocal additions comes by Amber, have a listen to the whole album below. Order your copy now on Bandcamp and iTunes.

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the antidote


Brooklyn-based producer, composer, Taylor McFerrin is set to release his first full length LP, “Early Riser”, on June 2014 on Brainfeeder. Hear the first track from the album, “The Antidote” feat. Nai Palm (of Hiatus Kaiyote). You can order your copy of the album on LP, CD and digitally from the Ninjashop and iTunes. Equally influenced by the legends of 60s/70s Soul, Golden Era hip hop, free form jazz and electronic music, Early Riser features Robert Glasper, Thundercat, Nai Palm and the legendary Bobby McFerrin, and finds Taylor shaping a sound that seamlessly bridges myriad musical worlds, drawing the listener into a constantly shifting audio soundscape.

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in search of


“In Search Of…” is the introspective follow up to KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez’ 2012 debut, “Just Visiting“. Preview the entire album below. Miles Bonny’s vocals on “Searching For” and Zack Sekoff’s verse on “Zack’s Thesis” are only two featurings on the album. You can purchase “In Search Of…” via Plug Research or on iTunes.

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