After a two years hiatus, i finally uploaded the new episode of bklyn’s ‚Food For My Soul‘ compilation series. #51 is a slow but powerful selection of soul by great artists such as Kool Blues, Black Merda, Lee Bonds, Eunice Collins, Albert Smith, Thomas East, or Eddie Finley. Unmixed 50 minutes of music – enjoy.
Guts and Mambo are about to release the third volume of their beach-soundtrack series. „Beach Diggin‘ Volume 3“ contains 14 rare tropical groove tracks, perfect for a chilled day on the beach. Available on CD, Double LP Gatefold out 10th July on Heavenly Sweetness. Pre-Order direct, on iTunes and Amazon.
See the complete tracklist and listen to the snippets after the jump …
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.
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.
‚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.
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!
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.