favourite things | 8.15


The monthly soundcloud-playlist of ‚favourite things‘ for August 2015 contains 27 tracks and 1,30hrs of nice productions by Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Barbaro, Giorgio Oehlers, Tom Misch feat. Loyle Carner, Potatohead People, Taylor McFerrin feat. Vincent Parker, Burhou, Chet Faker, Handbook feat. Supreme Sol & Marvolus, Freddie Joachim & Gyrefunk, Blended Babies feat. Anderson .Paak & King Chip, Little Simz, Moods & SIAM, Belleruche, SRAW, Ben Beal, Illa J, Michael Christmas, Dramadigs feat. Flo Mega, IanEwing, Whereisalex, nepo, Es-K, Je$u$, Döll feat. Dexter, Fashawn, The Herbaliser feat. Twin Peaks, and finally Lupe Fiasco.

Check out the latest selections on our consistently updated soundcloud page.

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tom misch | beat tape 2


One of bklyn’s favourite producers, Tom Misch from London/UK, is about to release his new Beat Tape Volume 2. The new album is a collaboration between him and some of his companioned musicians, Carmody, Jordan Rakei, Loyle Carner, Sam Wills, Alexa Harley, Alfa Mist, and Zak Abel. Get his first tape on bandcamp.

Pre-order now on iTunes. Official release date is August 28th, out on Beyond The Groove. Stream the album after the click.

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favourite things | 7.15


Our monthly installment of favourite things for July 2015 holds 1,30hrs of new productions.  The set features 30 tracks by musicians such as Ka-Yu, Tom Misch, Brock Berrigan, Saib, Ziga Murko, Sandpeople, Russ, JuJu Rogers, Ben Beal, Chester Watson, Alchemist, Madlib, Quelle Chris, Guilty Simpson, Illa J, JR&PH7, Instrumentalist, Matt Perez, Abstrakt, Jonah Christian, Okami, Chinsaku, eeph, and Hans Hustle.

Check out the latest selections on our consistently updated soundcloud page.

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gary clark jr. | the story of sonny boy slim


Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will release his second full-length studio LP, on September 11th via Warner Bros. Records. The follow-up to his 2012 debut, „Blak and Blu“, is entitled „The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim“, and it is the uncanny evolution of an artist embracing his roots with a rarified grace, style, and an inextinguishable passion which reflects his vision as a songwriter, and the vocal force of nature he has become, while his guitar virtuosity already speaks for itself.

Listen to Gary Clark Jr.’s new singles “The Healing” and „Grinder“ below and pre-order the record on iTunes or Amazon.

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lianne la havas | blood


After the first LP in 2012 „Is Your Love Big Enough?“, the 25 years old, English songwriter Lianne La Havas released her long awaited second album. Watch her new acoustic live performance of the single „Unstoppable“. The album ‚Blood‘ is now out and available on iTunes.

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jono mccleery | pagodes


The Rotterdam-based singer and songwriter Jono McCleery has produced his third studio album. „Pagodes“ is the deepest, most powerful work to date by a musician whose work has been described as like “Miles Davis, Massive Attack, John Martyn, Fink, and Radiohead wrapped up in one exquisitely produced sound.”

After his collaboration on Portico’s (Quartet) „Living Fields“ earlier this year, the new LP will also drop on October 10th via Ninja Tune Records and If Music. Pre-Order now on iTunes. Stream the first song, a cover version of Robert Wyatt’s „The Age Of Self“ below.

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madlib | trouble knows me


Future Islands’ Sam Herring teams with Madlib for Rap Project „Trouble Knows Me“. The record will be released Sep 1, 2015 on Madlib Invazion, and a limited run of vinyl with one-of-a-kind screen-printed covers. Three rap tracks andthree instrumentals on Side A. Flip side has instrumentals for the rap tracks. The artwork is by Gustavo Eandi & Jeff Jank, printed by Hit & Run. There are 15-20 variations on the covers, each printed by hand.

Listen to the new track below. Available on Rappcats.

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eeph | between things


German based producer eeph is making music for over two years using a variety of instruments and recording techniques, which helps him create the rhythmic elements of his songs. The new EP „Between Things“ consists largely of self-recorded and rehearsed sound, out now on SVNSET WAVES record label.

Available for free on Bandcamp – Listen below.

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favourite things | 6.15


Another month, another selection – ‘Favourite Things 6.15‘ is now ready for streaming. It’s the monthly journey through our soundcloud expeditions. The set for june is almost 1:20hrs long and holds 23 tracks. Featuring productions, remixes and songs by Chet Faker, UNDA, Melo-Zed, The Internet, Electric Wire Hustle, yuk, Blasted 700, Shigeto, Ta-Ku, Es-K, eeph, Flitz&Suppe, L’Orange & Kool Keith, Chester Watson, Rome Fortune, Dayne Jordan, Mr. Woox & Sandpeople, JuJu Rogers, Dexter, Kill Emil, Ras G, Hus Kingpin x SmooVth, and finally Dam-Funk.

Check out the latest selections on our consistently updated soundcloud page.

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