It is with great sadness that I have to report the untimely passing of legendary Japanese hip-hop producer Nujabes. At the young age of 36 years old, Jun Seba (AKA Nujabes) was taken from us after a tragic traffic accident in Japan on 26th February this year. An extremely private individual, rarely giving interviews, it’s almost no surprise that this awful news has only just now surfaced. A private funeral was held by his family in Shimeyaka.
I can honestly say that there … [read more]
Check out this wicked mini-documentary about Eglo Records over at Spine TV. The video features label-head Alex Nut, producer Funkineven and soulful singer Fatima. A lot of people should be familiar with Eglo Records by now, and probably because of the ultra-popular Floating Points vinyl releases, but the East London funky music cartel are looking to only get stronger and stronger. This entertaining little documentary talks a bit about the roots of the label and exactly who is involved. Well worth a … [read more]
The third in our series of promotional mixes for Jus Like Music & Apple Juice Break present: Oscillations comes in the form of a production showcase from the talented Cazeaux O.S.L.O. You can still catch the first mix by BUG and the second mix by Akello Light on Mixcloud, but this mix is all about Cazeaux O.S.L.O...
“As a youth I would stay up late most nights listening to the radio with my finger on the tape player’s record button. By the end … [read more]
Our 8th and final Red Bull Music Academy 2010 candidate interview is with indomitable TOKiMONSTA. Seemingly on a path to global beats-domination, catching the ears of many taste-makers along the way, we caught up with her for a brief exchange before she entered the Academy. Please also take a moment to check out the other seven interviews that were previously published on the site, with Lunice, Kidkanevil, ANGO, Dza, Myele Manzanza, 00Genesis and Amenta respectively. But, here she is … [read more]
This is the video for Bonobo‘s latest single, Eyesdown, from his upcoming Black Sands album. We’ve previously written about both Eyesdown and Black Sands on here, but we can now share the video for the single, which features soulful songstress Andreya Triana. The single is out now and the album will be officially out (everywhere) on 29th March.
This is the seventh in our series of Red Bull Music Academy 2010 candidate interviews and it is with the talented vocalist Amenta, who some may recognise from her work with fLako and Portformat. Don’t forget to take a few minutes to check out all the other great RBMA 2010 interviews we’ve done recently, with the likes of; Lunice, Kidkanevil, ANGO, Dza, Myele Manzanza and 00Genesis. But, today is all about Amenta…
Jus Like Music: Hello! Please … [read more]
Jackhigh, Singing Statues, Bnjmn, 141, half of Teebs & Jackhigh, to me, he goes by the name Ben Thomas, and 2010 is going to be quite the big year for him. Recently singed to Ghostly International, among a slew of other labels (including Rush Hour) the 22 year old beatmaestroguitarplayingenigma took some time out of his busy schedule to talk with me about his upcoming release on Ghostly International, among other things…
Jesse Futerman: When did … [read more]
The sixth in our series of Red Bull Music Academy 2010 candidate interviews comes in the form of a cryptic exchange with the artist known as 00Genesis. Remember to go back and check the previous five interviews in this series with Lunice, Kidkanevil, ANGO, Dza and Myele Manzanza. Today, I present 00Genesis…
Jus Like Music: Who are you and where do you come from?
00Genesis: The name’s Genesis… 00Genesis, coming out of Silver Spring, Maryland.
JLM: … [read more]
Considered by many to be up there with the cream of UK hip-hop, Ghost, Verb T and Kashmere are back as Invisible Inc! Their digital album, The Exit Strategy, is coming out on 26th April via Bandcamp. Check out the above preview to get a feel of what this new album is all about. But, in their own words…
“This album was recorded whilst under the influence of LSD and lemsip max strength, the names have been changed to protect the … [read more]