Four years ago today a legend was taken from us. That legend was J Dilla, aka James Yancey of Detroit, Michigan.
Time passes so too quickly. But, we’ll never forget.
mp3: J Dilla – Don’t Cry
The Red Bull Music Academy is in London for 2010. It will run from 7th February to 12th March and will include a plethora of lectures, workshops and nights in and around London. RBMA has been in existence for an incredible 12 years now and has served as an extremely valuable tool, and stepping stone, for many talented people – Tea Leaf Dancers by Flying Lotus, featuring Andreya Triana, was a byproduct of RBMA 2006 in Australia, for example.
Alas, this year has … [read more]
Following on from the recent Bonobo update with regards to his new album Black Sands (out 29th March via Ninja Tune), you can now check out a preview of the next single, Eyesdown (click the eflyer above). The single features the wonderful Andreya Triana and is out on 8th March – it will also include remixes from Floating Points and Warrior One. Things just keep hotting up from the mighty Bonobo, with what surely promises to be one of the most anticipated … [read more]
It’s here! Episode 12 of the Jus Like Music radio show for the award winning Laid Back Radio is now up on Mixcloud for you to enjoy. Exploring new territory for the Jus Like Music show, this episode actually features a special guest in the form of Jules Hallam from the Feedreader blog. As Jules explains in this episode, his weekly Feedreader show showcases a selection of music that he is passionate about which he feels deserves more attention than it is perhaps getting. … [read more]
Only one place to be in London tonight (Sat 23rd Jan), and that’s Market Place in W1 for Budgie and Eric Lau‘s Tomorroww night. Tonight they have a very special guest in the form of the one and only Floating Points! So the line-up will see Floating Points (Eglo), Budgie (Honest Jon’s/Livin’ Proof), Eric Lau (Ubiquity Records/Pause) and Juven (Pause), a stellar line-up if ever I saw one.
It all kicks off at 8pm and is absolutely FREE! So, for the finest … [read more]
This is a sneak peak at some new material from a Debilorithmicos EP due out around the middle of this year. The track is called One Culture, and it features fierce lyricism from Non Genetic and sharp cuts from DJ Chavez…
You’ll no doubt remember the talented Spanish duo from their previous EP Dimarts I Dijous, and in particular the track I’m Out feat. Cise Star & Akin, of which the incredible video was featured on here towards the end of … [read more]
This is the official video for the first single to be taken from the upcoming new Gil Scott-Heron album I’m New Here (as reported on Jus Like Music a while back). The single is called Me And The Devil and it’s out on 22nd February, whilst the album actually comes out on 8th February – both via XL Recordings.
Me And The Devil is a dark and gritty track, with an emphasis on raw instrumentation and steady beats. Gil Scott-Heron’s vocals give the … [read more]
There’s an impressive array of mixes listed by the Mixcloud team going back to March 2009, when the site launched as a private beta. There’s mixes from people like; DJ Zinc, DJ Vadim, Urban Nerds, Bok Bok, Mad Decent, Tokyo Dawn Records, Kraak … [read more]
Full details of the long awaited new album from Bonobo have finally come through from Ninja Tune. Bonobo‘s fourth studio album is called Black Sands and it will be released on 29th March. Good news is you can already pre-order Black Sands on CD, vinyl and mp3 via the Ninja Tune website.