This is the fantastic music video for the new track, Ariel, by Stateless. Recent signings to the Ninja Tune label, Stateless are back after a bit of a hiatus with a new album, Matilda, due out in February 2010 and which Ariel is directly lifted from. If this first single is anything to go by, then I’d be willing to suggest that the album is gonna be a bit special too!
Ariel is an interesting track which incorporates bass heavy electronic elements … [read more]
Tipped by the BBC to form the sound of 2010, London producer Gold Panda isn’t one to shy away from expectations. Following a slew of vibrant remixes and enigmatic originals surfacing across the web throughout the year, Gold Panda finally dropped his debut LP, Lucky Shiner, on 11th October 2010. As if the earnest anticipation of the record wasn’t enough, Lucky Shiner had not one but two labels jousting over its rights with both Notown and Ghostly International stamping their renowned logos on the … [read more]
The incredible Bonobo is playing a special live show at the famous Troxy in London on Saturday 11th December. Support comes from the talented Jono McCleery and tickets are available right now via the Soundcrash website. We were present earlier this year at the press launch for Bonobo‘s latest album, Black Sands, which was an intimate affair at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. But, I have no doubt that a full live show at The Troxy music hall will be nothing short of … [read more]
Check out this bootleg video for the track Magic Carpet by Goldielocks. Coming out in December on her own Gut Instinct Music label, the UK’s Goldielocks worked with Futurecut to create this banger of a track.
Embrace the bass and marvel at the flying carpets!… [read more]
Out right now via Oddisee‘s Bandcamp page is a FREE collaborative EP with the talented Olivier Daysoul, called; The Mr. Saint Louis EP. This fantastic soul/hip-hop EP will only be available for 1000 free downloads, after which time it will switch to being available to purchase. Essentially a four-track EP, what you actually get is more like 13 tracks, including instrumentals, acappellas and a remix by Von Pea of Tanya Morgan.
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]