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Modern Funk

Video Premiere: Zackey Force Funk “Bodyrock Shotgun (Prod. by XL Middleton)”

Zackey Force Funk takes us on a psychedelic G-ride in the video for “Bodyrock Shotgun”. Familiar images of Nike Cortez, Raiders jackets, and lowriders abound while ZFF’s acid-trip vocal style adds a new dimension to this depiction of the west coast lifestyle. To learn more about the creation of his latest …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Jack Sels “Dorian 0437” (SDBAN Records)

‘Dorian 0437’ is from the forthcoming collection of rare, previously unreleased studio and live recordings from famed Antwerp saxophonist Jack Sels entitled “Minor Works”, releasing August 31 on Belgian label SDBAN. One of the legends of Belgian Jazz and a highly influential figure on the post-war Belgian Jazz scene, Sels …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Profusion “Golden (EVM128 Remix)” (First Word Records)

A year on from Profusion’s debut album “Where Do I Begin?”, First Word presents a trio of brand new remixes from three exceptional upcoming producers. Following on from K15 & Emeson’s recent live project “Profusion 2.0”, this border-crossing set of tracks formally named “The Remixes” spreads the duo’s multi-genre sonic …

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Afro

Exclusive Premiere: Segun Adewale “Atewo-Lara Ka Tepa Mo’se (Ben Gomori’s Jùish Edit)”

The 4th edition in the acclaimed Sterns Edits series sees curator Ben Gomori open up the Sterns Music catalogue to other keen re-editors — with Brownswood / Worldwide genius SMBD (aka Simbad) the first to step up to the plate. Nigeria’s Segun Adewale is sometimes referred to as the ‘crown …

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Jazz

Video Premiere: Get The Blessing “Not With Standing”

Following the success of their 2015 album “Astronautilus”, Jazz-Rock mavericks Get The Blessing return with their spellbinding new Album “Bristopia”. Blending their mutant Jazz sensibilities with spacey electronics and post rock atmospheres, “Bristopia” ventures into new, unexplored territories. The band is comprised of bassist Jim Barr and Drummer Clive Deamer …

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Hip-Hop Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Reginald Chapman “We Shall Overcome” (Fresh Selects)

Multi-faceted instrumentalist, composer, and arranger Reginald Chapman joins the ranks of Fresh Selects on July 26th with the release of “Prototype”. This debut full-length album prominently features the Virginia native on bass trombone and calls upon a star-studded cast of supporting musicians that includes DJ Harrison (Stones Throw; Jack White), …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Rippps “Pose” (Alpha Pup Records)

Netherlands’ Niels Broos and London’s Hyroglifics have teamed up for the collaborative project Rippps, unleashing their debut EP “Hue” on Alpha Pup Records, August 3, 2018. Five tracks of futuristic electronic music that blends stylistic synths and dynamic production work, Hue is equal parts unique, striking, and propulsive. The grooves …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Jank “Send You” (Mysterious Works)

After an extremely successful first release from Krewcial, Mysterious Works returns with more meticulously sampled dancefloor-friendly cuts, this time calling upon the services of Japan’s Jank. “Send You” perfectly encapsulates the style and feeling of the five track EP which blends Soul chops and dusty MPC House grooves with a …

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Latin Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Insólito UniVerso “Vuelve” (Olindo Records)

We are proud to present the second release in Olindo Records’ Venezuelan 7″ trilogy, coming from Paris based quartet Insólito UniVerso! The quartet takes inspiration from a wide range of sources such as Psychedelic Folk, Baroque singing, and traditional Latin American music, particularly through the rhythms and instruments of Venezuelan …

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Afro Worldwide Sounds

Video Premiere: Thabang Tabane “Nyanda Yeni”

We are proud to present the official music video for ‘Nyanda Yeni’, the first single from South Africa’s Thabang Tabane’s upcoming debut solo album, “Matjale”. Son of the late, legendary Dr. Philip Nchipi Tabane, who originated and pioneered Malombo music in the early 1960s, Thabang Tabane has been touring the …

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Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Alistair Blu “Hey Lady”

Hailing from the West Coast of Canada and now residing in Montreal, Canada, producer and vocalist Alistair Blu shares his latest offering of Funk, Soul and R&B flavours. ‘Hey Lady’ is the first half of a two-track release which includes a more downtempo cut ‘Sob Song’ on the flip side. Amidst his …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Kool Customer “Blackberry (Somebody Told Me)”

The first leak of B. Bravo & Bay Area singer Rojai’s upcoming Kool Customer project on Bastard Jazz. With “Blackberry (Somebody Told Me)”, the pair brings in the sounds of Future Funk, ’80s Boogie, with a little bit of that strip club sleaze! “Blackberry (Somebody Told Me)” is a dancefloor …

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