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.
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.
“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.
Since the 2010 release of In My Pocket, Lady Daisey’s soulful and unique vocals continue to mesmerize listeners and capture hearts. The duo Lady Daisey and producer Batsauce has continued their musical journey, and released her 2nd album “In My Headphones” on BBE. Released 24 February 2014, available on Bandcamp or BBE.
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.
On their 3rd Year Anniversary the Soulection Label want to present a compilation that reflects the label and the progression that they have made in these past three years. From the very first release on January 24, 2011 all the way until today. Get the best tracks from each of the releases. Available for free on Bandcamp.
Producer Mo Kolours is about to release his self-titled debut album on March 24th via One-Handed Music. On the new album he displays dazzling inventiveness and joyous spirit – unsurprising for someone raised on the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Lee Perry and A Tribe Called Quest while remaining ever curious about his Indian Ocean roots. Listen to the first track “Mike Black” and pre-order the album now on Bandcamp.
We recently blogged a new track of Andrew Ashong‘s upcoming new EP. Below you can now find the soundcloud-stream of the entire EP. “Special” is definitely our favourite track. Out January 27th on Which Way Records. Place your pre-order now on iTunes or Amazon.
SePtember 1200 is a 12-track instrumental album inspired by Preservation’s sharing of the same birth date – September 12th – as the one and only Barry White. The concept of the album is based on material sourced from the maestro’s discography and produced solely on the 10-second sampling time of the classic drum machine, the SP-1200. The result is an outstanding 30-minute presentation of Preservation’s approach to constructing albums with a deeply personal touch that takes the listener on a journey of styles and moods.
You can download the album for free here or via Mondieu Music.
Los Angeles-based musician Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner follows up his solo debut, “The Golden Age of Apocalypse”, with the new album “Apocalypse”. Released digitally on June 4th via Flying Lotus’ label Brainfeeder, listen to “Apocalypse” in its entirety here. Pre-Order now on iTunes.
“I feel like the album’s a story, more than anything. The music’s almost like a photobook for me – it takes me back to certain things I’ll never forget.”