This is the amazing video for Blockhead‘s track The Music Scene, which is a track from his latest album of the same name out right now on Ninja Tune. It’s an absolute masterpiece of an animation created by Anthony Francisco Schepperd – who in his own words describes the video as a dream like tale of “an animated mind melt into a post human New York where TV and animals rule!”
The second in Natural Self‘s tropical remix series sees the main man remix the track Feelin’ by 70s Nigerian band Sweet Breeze. It’s a heavy, heavy refix that gives the track a wicked modern edge. Having chosen to really chop the track and use stabs of the original vocal over bass-heavy elements, Natural Self has created something you’d expect to see in the record box of many of the alternative hip-hop/beats/electronic DJs currently working the circuit. It’s just that fresh sounding!
You can … [read more]
The Creative Control Coalition (CCC) is a new non profit effort to help independent artists and labels, who want to work without giving up creative control, pool forces and resources together. This Saturday, 19th June, sees the official launch party for the CCC at The New Empowering Church in Hackney, London (E8 3RL). Kicking off at 9pm, you can only buy tickets in advance for £10 either from IfMusic or via The Ticket Sellers website. You’ll also get a FREE copy … [read more]
BUG has provided the latest mix in Bonafide Magazine‘s series known as Bonafide Beats. Volume 04 sees our man BUG serve up a wicked blend of future beats and hip-hop bangers, including tracks from; Dza & Hudson Mohawke, Kidkanevil, Alex B and The Blessings. It’s 35-minutes of pure audible gold!
01. Dza & Hudson Mohawke – Untitled (Unfinished)
02. JSBL – The Flu (Dorian Concept Remix)
03. Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says (BoomBaptist Remix)
04. Pete Cannon – Rustie Is From Glasgow … [read more]
Long time readers of Jus Like Music may remember when we reviewed the album Loud… Louder… Stop! by the Neil Cowley Trio, which came out in 2008 to much critical acclaim. It was a powerful, energetic and deeply emotional contemporary jazz trio record, with Neil Cowley on piano, Richard Sadler on double bass and Evan Jenkins on drums. Well, recently a new album dropped by the Neil Cowley Trio, named Radio Silence, and I got the opportunity to see the guys perform … [read more]
Check out this visual extravaganza for Norwegian producer Inko‘s track Un Terlude, taken from his forthcoming EP, Melma, which will drop this summer on the Steroptico label.
Inko continues to stride the boundaries between hip-hop and electronica with his own distinct style, and if you happen to be based in Oslo, you can catch Inko live alongside Mweslee at DO IT! on 25th June. It will be Inko’s live debut, so if you’re in town, don’t miss this chance to … [read more]
Vice have teamed up with Intel to create The Creators Project, a kind of arts and culture channel designed to celebrate the finest in contemporary art through features and interviews. There are plenty of very informative videos already available on the website, and plenty more to come shortly, but the one above is with James Lavelle; creator of the Mo’ Wax record label and head-honcho of UNKLE.
As well as regularly updating the site with more interviews and showcases, The Creators … [read more]
Check out this mini mix from Diesler, in anticipation of his upcoming album, Tie Breakers, which is due out on Social Beats / Unique Records on 4th June. The mix contains tracks from the new album, tracks that Diesler is currently feeling and playing out, and also an exclusive new remix by Warrior One of the Diesler track Samba Magic.
01. The Fantastics! V Lack Of Afro – I Can’t Dance With You (LOA … [read more]
Calling all London based producers and beat-heads! Get yourself down to Red Bull Music Academy HQ at 155-171 Tooley Street, London (SE1 2JP) this Saturday (22nd May). Gut Instinct Records presents On The Buttons, an event that will encompass a Q&A session with Eric Lau, as well as a live performance from Goldielocks – and it’s FREE to get in!
It’s worth noting that this isn’t your regular gig, although the Q&A session probably gave that away. It will be running … [read more]