The Creative Control Coalition (CCC) is a new non profit effort to help independent artists and labels, who want to work without giving up creative control, pool forces and resources together. This Saturday, 19th June, sees the official launch party for the CCC at The New Empowering Church in Hackney, London (E8 3RL). Kicking off at 9pm, you can only buy tickets in advance for £10 either from IfMusic or via The Ticket Sellers website. You’ll also get a FREE copy … [read more]
BUG has provided the latest mix in Bonafide Magazine‘s series known as Bonafide Beats. Volume 04 sees our man BUG serve up a wicked blend of future beats and hip-hop bangers, including tracks from; Dza & Hudson Mohawke, Kidkanevil, Alex B and The Blessings. It’s 35-minutes of pure audible gold!
01. Dza & Hudson Mohawke – Untitled (Unfinished)
02. JSBL – The Flu (Dorian Concept Remix)
03. Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says (BoomBaptist Remix)
04. Pete Cannon – Rustie Is From Glasgow … [read more]
Long time readers of Jus Like Music may remember when we reviewed the album Loud… Louder… Stop! by the Neil Cowley Trio, which came out in 2008 to much critical acclaim. It was a powerful, energetic and deeply emotional contemporary jazz trio record, with Neil Cowley on piano, Richard Sadler on double bass and Evan Jenkins on drums. Well, recently a new album dropped by the Neil Cowley Trio, named Radio Silence, and I got the opportunity to see the guys perform … [read more]
Our friends at Mixcloud got in touch the other day about a fantastic project they are part of called “Mixcloud presents: 24 hrs to run LDN soundtrack“. In conjunction with Nike and AIDS/HIV charity (RED)‘s Tied Together Worldwide relay run, Mixcloud have curated the soundtrack for the London leg of the relay. They selected Cloudcasters (like us!) to create hour-long mixes on behalf of teams participating in the relay and have presented them with some wicked artwork created by artist Kate … [read more]
Check out this visual extravaganza for Norwegian producer Inko‘s track Un Terlude, taken from his forthcoming EP, Melma, which will drop this summer on the Steroptico label.
Inko continues to stride the boundaries between hip-hop and electronica with his own distinct style, and if you happen to be based in Oslo, you can catch Inko live alongside Mweslee at DO IT! on 25th June. It will be Inko’s live debut, so if you’re in town, don’t miss this chance to … [read more]
Vice have teamed up with Intel to create The Creators Project, a kind of arts and culture channel designed to celebrate the finest in contemporary art through features and interviews. There are plenty of very informative videos already available on the website, and plenty more to come shortly, but the one above is with James Lavelle; creator of the Mo’ Wax record label and head-honcho of UNKLE.
As well as regularly updating the site with more interviews and showcases, The Creators … [read more]
Any regular readers will know that we were very excited in the build up to the Oscillations Launch Party presented by Bridging The Gap and Man Make Music, which was held a couple of Saturdays ago (15/5) at The City Arts & Music Project in London. Well, I’m pleased to be able to report that all in attendance (and there were a lot of them!) had a wicked time as Slugabed, Om Unit, Kidkanevil, Mr Beatnick and the BTG & … [read more]
BUG has just uploaded a new mix called Soular Powered Mix 01 to his Mixcloud profile. It’s a smooth blend of neo-soul, beats and a bit of house, that spans just shy of half an hour.
01. D’Angelo VS Gang Starr – Speak Ya Clout / Hard 2 Earn
02. Georgia Anne Muldrow VS Suite For Ma Dukes – Untitled/Fantastic
03. Eric Lau – Always Will feat. Muhsinah
04. Andres – Step Pattern feat. Vernon … [read more]
Number six in our series featuring the visual artists who contributed to Jus Like Music & Apple Juice Break present: Oscillations is with the young and talented Australian artist Rachael Bartram. Don’t forget to go back and check the first five parts with Remi/Rough, Nadia Lavard, Magda Kaggwa, Joe Baker and Warren Handley, respectively. Plus, remember to get your FREE download of Oscillations Part 1 & 2 via the Jus Like Music Records Bandcamp page!
Jus Like Music: … [read more]