It’s here! Make The Road By Walking, the debut LP from Menhan Street Band is out now on Dunham (an imprint of Daptone Records) and it has totally blown me away even more than I thought it would or could. 35 minutes of pure unadulterated soulful sounds have been beautifully crafted by a super-group comprising of ten members from; The Dap-Kings, El Michels Affair, Antibalas and the Budos Band, along with Thomas Brenneck (the musician/producer for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Budos … [read more]
A special edition of the Jus Like Music Podcast, Volume 27.5 Jus Like Music Love Bulgaria!
This badboy is 19 tracks and one hours worth of bangers for Bulgaria. A little thank you and a huge shout out to all my България friends that read the blog and download the podcast – much appreciated!
It includes some classic Mr. Scruff and some Quantic, as well as 1000names, Roots Manuva and TM Juke. A distinct mixture that will be sure to captivate your ears … [read more]
The October/November issue of the only music publication worth buying, Wax Poetics, is now on sale. Wax Poetics Issue 31 has blues/soul legend Shuggie Otis on one side of the cover and mysterious masked emcee MF DOOM on the other.
The Shuggies Otis article looks into his rise to stardom followed by his descent from the spotlight. In his own words “I was into experimenting, leaving mistakes in because they sounded good, all that kind of stuff. I was into experimenting with sound. They … [read more]
Volume 27 of the Jus Like Music Podcast is out now! A whopper 19 tracks on this volume of the podcast, including; fresh Madlib, J Dilla’s bro Illa J, some Juba Dance remixes, classic (and never released) Resident Alien produced by Prince Paul, some Scruff and a slightly different Squarepusher track from his new album Just A Souvenir.
Volume 27 tracklisting:
Brand new video from the UK’s best kept lyrical secret, Rup. The track is called Something That You Like featuring Naim and it’s a little sneak peak of what to expect when Rup‘s next LP drops (hopefully) around December time on Hear Today Records. I cant wait for that!
Rup first hit my radar with his appearance on TM Juke’s track Wilderness Kids from the LP Maps From The Wilderness back in 2003. Then in 2006 Rup’s debut LP, Rup On Zebra, … [read more]