Following Gotan Project‘s headline show at the Troxy in London on Monday October 25th, DJs Philippe Cohen Solal (Gotan Project) and special guest El Hijo de la Cumbia will be playing a very special afterparty at XOYO (EC2A). Running from 10pm to 1am, entry is just £5 all night.
As the co-founder of Gotan Project, Philippe Cohen Solal has been at the forefront of the traditional Argentine/electronica revolution, expertly blending latin sounds and future-style electronic stylings. El Hijo de la Cumbia – … [read more]
Episode 26 of Jules Hallam’s Feedreader radio show for Different Class Radio dropped last week and it contained a special 20-minute guest mix provided by Jus Like Music. Jules’ finely tuned ear always manages to catch the latest in contemporary electronic and soulful sounds, so I thought it would be pretty fresh to move the boundaries out a bit and churn up a blend of exclusives and slightly more leftfield sounds. What we ended up with was;
JLM Guest Mix for FDR:
01. The Prodigy … [read more]
As long time fans of the UK’s Mr Bongo record label, and also the indomitable reggae powerhouse that is Prince Fatty, we’re very pleased to be able to share with you a FREE gem from his new album!
Available to download for free right now via Bandcamp, Bedroom Eyes Dub is an infectious dubbed out affair graced with the rich and smooth reggae tones of Natty. It’s lifted from the fantastic new Prince Fatty LP, Supersize, which drops via Mr Bongo … [read more]
On Sunday 17th October the much revered Poejazzi collective bring their “Year of the Poet” series to the Soho Theatre in London. Headlining the event will be the immensely talented vocalist Eska, who has collaborated with a long list of amazing people, including; Zero 7, Matthew Herbert Big Band, Ty, Nitin Sawhney and The Cinematic Orchestra. Also on the bill is one of the most talked about females of 2010 in Tanya Auclair, who will be joined on the night by Hollie … [read more]
Jus Like Music favourite and soulful production extraordinaire, Eric Lau, is back with an instrumental long player on Kilawatt Music called Makin’ Sound. At just shy of 45 minutes long, this collection of 20 songs at first appears like a sort of sophisticated beat-tape, but albeit understated, Makin’ Sound is actually a lot deeper than that. Plus, it’s available to buy right now via Bandcamp both digitally and on vinyl (strictly only 500 copies available!).
On Thursday 14th October the Red Bull Music Academy will be presenting part two of their Culture Clash at the Roundhouse in Camden, London. Following on from the first part, back in February this year, the likes of Goldie, Andy C, Shy FX, Skream, Benga and Joker are set to tear the roof off of the Roundhouse and you can get your tickets directly from the said venue online.
In a classic soundclash style, the four sets of performers … [read more]
St.Louis’ Khris P, of the KReam Team, has just dropped a free instrumental/experimental hip-hop album under the alias Octopus Jones. The album is available to download via Bandcamp right now and it’s called 8.
Octopus Jones presents this as a seamless mix of sorts, yet 8 is actually more of a 40-minute jazz-infused trip, with a plethora of electronic elements and the occasional nod to Bob James. The notion of the instrumental hip-hop album is, in itself, nothing new, but this album sets … [read more]
Jesse Futerman, aka: your favourite artist’s favourite artist, has provided this week’s mix (number 148) for MondayJazz. His mix, Forbidden Planets, is an absolutely incredible 35-minute blend of the best jazz you probably never knew you’d love and a whole lot more. You can download the mix directly from the MondayJazz website, and you can also check out an amazing archive of mixes provided by many others on there too.
August’s mix for Jus Like Music has been provided by Italian producer and DJ: Railster, and uploaded to Mixcloud. The experimental electronica/beat-head producer has caught ears recently with remixes and collaborations with artists like jerrell.james, AEED and Portformat – as well as a slew of highly popular mixes all over the web.