leon bridges | coming home

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Leon Bridges‚ first strides as a retro-soul artist prompted comparisons to R&B legends like Sam Cooke and Otis Redding. A singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Bridges performed in and around Fort Worth, Texas and stirred up music industry interest with analog recordings, produced by Justin Block and Austin Jenkins of White Denim. Signed to major-label Columbia, his first singles — including a rich ballad written about his mother — appeared in February 2015 with a sound that evoked mid- to late-’60s soul.

His debut album „Coming Home“ will be released on 23rd June and is now available for pre-order at iTunes or Amazon.

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scotch

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Swarvy links with bassist Jerry Thompson III and band mate Ryan McKenney to compose „Scotch,“ his first official release of original, sample-free music. Channeling the grooves and moods of 70s jazz and funk, Swarvy shapes the raw instrumentation with modern production techniques to make an album that sounds distantly familiar, yet still new and unique at the same time.

Out now on Feelin‘ music Switzerland, available on Bandcamp.

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magnetica

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‚Magnetica‘ the new album from Quantic, is out now! The LP finds British born Will “Quantic” Holland revisiting his roots as an electronic producer, blending cutting-edge and distinctive production with elements of folk, reggae, soul, highlife, cumbia and more, and demonstrating the rare quality and artistry that has enchanted fans and tastemakers across the world, over more than a decade of releasing music on Tru Thoughts.

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please rewind

 

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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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soul movement vol. 2

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After some preview tracks/videos over the last months, Slakah the Beatchild has finally dropped his new LP. „Soul Movement Vol. 2″ is the fourth release of the canadian producer since 2010. You can stream the entire album below! The album is available on Bandcamp or iTunes

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emma jean

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Lee Fields has re-teamed with The Expressions for a new album, „Emma Jean“ out June 3rd on Brooklyn’s Truth & Soul Records. The cover version of JJ Cale’s “Magnolia” is the first single lifted from the album. Pre-order soon!

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bishouné: alma del huila

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Singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzón-Montano, spent his early years mastering the violin, guitar, and drums, before turning to the piano and bass guitar to better complete his compositions. He now released his debut album debut EP „Bishouné – Alma del Huila“ via Styles Upon Styles. Stream the entire LP below via Bandcamp.

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expansion sound vol. 1

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To celebrate the relaunch of their musical family, enjoy 30 tracks of soulful goodness from the Expansions Collective, as well as some of their extended family. Featuring some tracks by well known producers such as Amin Payne, Buscrates, Handbook, Mecca:83, Moods, Question,Vanilla and many more. The album is available as Bandcamp donation.

All profits from this release will go towards helping the brother Buscrates 16-bit Ensemble with his medical bills, after recently being hit by a car. Learn more and/or donate some funds here.

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