Please allow me introduce you to Latonya “Tone Trezure” Givens! If you can’t recall the name, but the soulful vocals and slick production work sound familiar, and if your musical tastes are anything like mine, that may be because you have become familiar with her work through her writing and production on Bilal‘s Love for Sale project. Or, perhaps you have heard her features with Strange Fruit Project and on S1‘s fantastic Music Box album? No? Maybe you recognise her voice … [read more]
Mixcloud are turning one! To celebrate their first full year on the web (where does the time go?!) Mixcloud have selected 31 of the best curators and taste makers to supply a mix each for their Celebration of Curation series, one after the other, throughout the month of August. Today, Sunday 8th August, is the turn of Jus Like Music!
Our good friends, Man Make Music, are hosting a FREE event on Saturday 7th August that is gonna blow a hole in the roof of The Star of Bethnal Green in East London. Two of the UK’s most sought after dance music makers will be the ones damaging the aforementioned roof! London’s own Wbeezer will be performing live with his fresh blend of Detroit style house, and fellow Londoner George FitzGerald will be DJing alongside Bruk and Man Make Music residents Sketchy and … [read more]
You know what’s better than amazing music? Amazing music for a good cause. Jus Like Music favourite, Eric Lau, has struck that exact combination under the guise of Eric Lau & Friends and their release See & Under Standing (Reprise) – out now via Kilawatt Music to benefit Save The Children. And surprise, surprise an incredible producer has some incredible friends!; Rahel, Szjerdene, Fatima, Sarina Leah, Ben Jones, Akwasi Mensa, Finn Peters, Pauli Stan McKenzie and Floating Points.
This is a beautifully orchestrated … [read more]
Mixcloud are currently running a BBE Mixtape Competition that will see the winner get the opportunity to put out a mix on the BBE label. Anyone can enter, you just need to be a registered user on the Mixcloud site. The rules are pretty simple, too;
The Blessings are part of the LuckyMe family in Glasgow, Scotland. Their debut EP, Galaxy High, is due to drop imminently on the Nod Navigators imprint of Dutch label Kindred Spirits. And guess what… it’s really rather good. With elements of Hudson Mohawke, Dimlite and Machine Drum to their sound, The Blessings – comprised of Dominic Flannigan and Martyn Flyn – offer up their own unique angle on the electronic beats scene.
Galaxy High is a delightful six-track EP that manages to … [read more]
I’m proud to present to you today a Jus Like Music Exclusive FREE download of Greymatter – Mind Over Matter (Throwing Snow Remix).
This is taken from the upcoming Mind Over Matter Remixes Part 2 EP, due out via Unique Uncut Records on Monday 12th July. The EP features amazing remixes by Altered Natives, Milyoo, Mr Lager, Klic, and the digital version contains the aforementioned Throwing Snow remix.
The original version of the track, Mind Over Matter, was … [read more]
Colorado-based beatmaker, Alex B, came to prominence last year when he provided a very popular mix for Flying Lotus‘ Brainfeeder collective. Since then, he’s teased us with more original creations, supplied mixes elsewhere, and also contributed a track to Jus Like Music & Apple Juice Break present: Oscillations. But the wait is over – Alex B‘s hotly anticipated debut full-length is out right now on his own Elm and Oak imprint, and it’s called Moments.
Moments is a collection of … [read more]
On Thursday 1st July, as part of E4′s Udderbelly series at the Southbank Centre in London, PoeJazzi will be hosting one of the biggest nights of the summer. Featuring performances from revered UK hip-hop emcee Yungun, seven-piece band Benin City and spoken word artist Inua Ellams, it promises to be something special indeed.
To find out more information about this event, and to book tickets (£12), check out the Southbank Centre website.
Here’s a video of a previous performance by Benin … [read more]