If you haven’t already, don’t forget to check out episode 8 of the Jus Like Music radio show. As usual, you can refer to the Laid Back Radio schedule to see when you can catch the show, or alternatively you can listen at your leisure via Mixcloud (as above).
On this episode I went for a sort of ‘showcase’ kind of vibe, with multiple tracks from the Tricky/South Rakkas Crew album, J Todd and also a few tracks from the new Build An Ark … [read more]
This is the psychedelic new video to the track Still Love by LA group Pollyn. Still Love is taken from Pollyn‘s debut album This Little Night, which is available right now. Blending subtle electronic sounds with ethereal vocals, the track is both haunting and beautiful. It feels like a tasteful homage to that 90s trip-hop era, whilst staying most definitely in the now with its sharp dubstepesque production techniques.
Ex Jurassic 5 member, Chali 2na, is coming to London! Chali 2na will be performing live (with a full band) at Cargo, London (EC2A) on Wednesday 2nd December. Tickets are only £12, but will go fast, so be quick and get them booked online.
It felt like the end of an era when J5 decided to call it a day, but many of the members have gone on to work on their own projects, and Chali 2na is one of them. Mr … [read more]
The usual hour’s assortment of beats and melodies saw me play new material from the likes of Debruit, Fella Vaughn, Portformat, Bluntspeakers and Dil Jackson. Whilst I also included a few tracks from the new Gilles Peterson presents Havana Cultura album, and a couple of classic tracks … [read more]
Check out this cheeky teaser video for Muhsinah‘s upcoming iTunes exclusive album The Oscillations:Triangle, due out 1st December. Muhsinah is most definitely a Jus Like Music favourite and I cant wait to hear this full release. I’m sure there’ll be lots of surprises in there, but I do know that it will include the track Lose My Fuse, which is produced by Flying Lotus.
Anyway, make sure you grab it when it drops!… [read more]
This week I featured new material from one-half of Fingathing; Sneaky, an interesting instrumental cover of They Reminisce Over You, a previously unreleased Lee Fields track, some new Portformat and Miles Bonny, and an exclusive track from Fella Vaughn. As usual, it’s an hour long delve into the … [read more]
Like many genres and sub-genres out there at the moment, hip-hop continues to move through changes, stretches and amalgamations of sounds. Hip-hop music is, as most people are already very much aware, a component of the hip-hop cultural movement which started in New York during the 70s. But you didn’t have to be a teenager living in the Bronx to be a part of the hip-hop revolution. New York City, even today, only has a population of around 8 million people – but far, far … [read more]
The fifth episode of the Jus Like Music radio show on Laid Back Radio is out! As always, it is aired every day at varying times on the wonderful Laid Back Radio, don’t forget to check their schedule to see when you can catch it. Plus, as the above widget depicts, it is up on Mixcloud as well, so you need not fear ever missing it.
For this week’s show I kicked off with the b-side to the Nitta exclusive I played on the … [read more]
To celebrate 50 quality releases on the Project Mooncircle label out of Germany, the guys are giving away a free 50-minute mix! The past seven years have seen Project Mooncircle release hip-hop and electronic tracks from over 30 artists, including; John Robinson, Robot Koch, Lewis Parker, CYNE, Obba Supa and Evil Ed.
Quality and integrity have never been compromised with the releases from Project Mooncircle and this has led to a staunch loyal following. So, see it as a big “thank you” to all … [read more]