Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you will no doubt have been eagerly anticipating the new Roots Manuva LP Slime & Reason just as much as I have. Officially out on 1st September on Big Dada, but emphatically reviewed right here on Jus Like Music and right now.
Exclusive new video from LOUD.com for the track The Perfect Beat from Talib Kweli‘s 2007 LP Eardrum. The video features the legendary KRS-ONE and the footage was recorded during a recent performance at the Shrine Auditorium in LA.
It’s a banger of a track from Talib Kweli and it has a hint of that old skool Dilated Peoples vibe about it – which is only a good thing! The video, as you will see, shows both fellas doing what they do best and … [read more]
Volume 26 of the Jus Like Music Podcast has literally just dropped! A wide selection of the finest tracks that have been encroaching on JLM ears recently. Mostly new tracks with a pinch of classic or overlooked. All class, either way.
I was under the impression that if you read this blog, then you knew about the podcast. But apparently not! Even though I put the details of the podcast in the sidebar and on its own page, it still goes unnoticed by some. … [read more]
Thought I’d give it a minute to digest around this wonderful musical society we live in before finally divulging my words on Love To Make Music To by Daedelus. And now that minute has passed. Daedelus‘ third full LP on Ninja Tune dropped the other month and did, as predicted, cause a bit of a stir. But… for all the right reasons. You can buy it right now on both double vinyl LP, download and also CD.
Daedelus has long been known for … [read more]
Today I have something special to share with you exclusively. A brand new track, called I Feel The Weight, from Jon Kennedy‘s upcoming new LP, 14, due out this year on the US label Organik Recordings.
14 will be out in the not-so-distant future and will be available on double white vinyl, download and CD. Double white vinyl eh? Very swanky indeed!
Which ever format you decide to purchase 14 on, going … [read more]
R.I.P. Isaac Hayes. Born in August 1942, Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was a soul legend. In modern culture he will be remembered for his soundtrack to the iconic blaxploitation movie, Shaft, and also his long running part as the voice of Chef in the TV show South Park. Isaac was found unconscious in his home on Sunday 10th August, he died at the age of 65, currently the cause of death is unknown, although no evidence of foul play has been found.
New video for the Cut Chemist track (My 1st) Big Break, taken from his 2006 debut LP The Audience’s Listening. Cut Chemist gave us one of the best LPs of 2006 and now you get to enjoy the first music video ever shot entirely with a 360 degree panoramic lens – created by the crew at Eyestorm Productions.
Recently I featured the new single from The Bamboos, a cover of King Of The Rodeo by Kings Of Leon. Well, here is the fancy new video to accompany said track. Nicely done too! The track features the incredible Megan Washington, and the b-side to the single is a track called Can’t Help Myself featuring Ty. The single is out on 1st September and the new Bamboos LP, Side-Stepper, is out on 5th October.
Neil Cowley is a well respected jazz pianist who has been in the game for quite some time, just under various guises and with various groups. He even appeared on the recent Adele album, 19. But, fresh off winning last years’ BBC Jazz Award for best album – which was for Displaced – The Neil Cowley Trio are back with their new LP, Loud… Louder… Stop! on Cake.