The mysterious Berlin-based electronic producer Klaar currently has his fantastic remix of One In A Million by the late Aaliyah available for FREE download via Bandcamp. On a drag/witch house/haunted house (whatever you want to call the sub-genre) tip, it takes the original and adds a hard hitting, yet moody as hell, angle. Originally only available via YouTube at the end of last year, Klaar has decided now to show some new year generousity and give it away – likely to be limited to … [read more]
Check this Santi Aguado directed music video for the track Turn My Clock by Barcelona-based Debilos (aka Debilorithmicos), featuring the talented Nordic/Spanish songstress Anqui. Debilos, the duo comprised of El Chavo and Beatspoke, combine laid back instrumentation with solid broken-beat rhythms on Turn My Clock, utilising understated accompaniment and, of course, the soulful tones of Anqui to complete the beautiful puzzle.
Arguably the best track from 2007, Charles Bradley‘s funk/soul masterpiece The World (Is Going Up In Flames), has finally been given the video treatment. In anticipation of Charles Bradley’s upcoming album (No Time For Dreaming) on the Dunham Records imprint of Daptone Records, Poull Brien directed this slick video using Brooklyn scenes as the backdrop. The new album is slated for release on 25th January and is backed by The Menahan Street Band – the super-band consisting of members from; … [read more]
December’s mix for Jus Like Music comes from rising star KLIC and is available to stream via Mixcloud right now. KLIC has come to prominence over the last year or so with his stellar remix work for Greymatter, plus an array of high quality electronic mixes that have done the rounds across various respected sites on the net. He also co-runs the young label Hit & Hope Records, AND Greymatter & KLIC have a collaborative track (which is on this very mix!) called Thinking … [read more]
American jazz singer, Gregory Porter, released his incredible album, Water, earlier this year on the Motema Music label to much acclaim. Now things have gone one step further; Water has just been nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category! To help celebrate this fantastic achievement, the track Pretty (taken from Water) is currently available for FREE download via Bandcamp.
Following on from a couple of weeks back when we posted up the video to P.U.D.G.E‘s track, Dorothy Looks Crazy, we now bring you an even newer one. This track is called Is This What You Want?, features the emcee Chris Clarke and was produced by Samiyam. This too is lifted from P.U.D.G.E‘s PUDGESNACKS VOL.2 “I Didnt know!!! U Rap???” album which is still available on Bandcamp.
The tight production from Samiyam mixes nicely with the slick cyphers from both … [read more]
What an amazing year it has been for the UK’s Andreya Triana! Appearing as a vocalist on Bonobo‘s widely lauded latest album, then going on an extensive world tour with the Bonobo live band, before coming back to the UK to launch her own debut LP, Lost Where I Belong – a whirlwind indeed! But now you have a chance to catch the full live Andreya Triana show at The Tabernacle in London on Monday 13th December. Tickets are available right now … [read more]
After a series of successful releases with Eric Lau, newly formed London-based label Kilawatt Music Limited continue their output of great music this year with a brand new release from Amsterdam’s Full Crate entitled The Barb. The release is essentially a two-track single, Let’s Funk This Motherf*cker b/w Cut The Barb, and is available as a digital download (right now) and on limited 7-inch vinyl (from November 29th).
I was first introduced to the music of Full Crate by my … [read more]
Recorded at the Catalog Gallery in Gastown, Vancouver the day after the incredible Red Bull MegaHurtz event by Ango, Lunice and Prison Garde. The aforementioned three came together to form Nouveau Palais and made two songs and the above video in one evening. I pleaded for a cheeky audio treat to include with this post, but was soundly denied! Still, if this video is anything to go by, I’ll certainly be looking forward to hearing more from them in the not-too-distant future.
Plus, … [read more]