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Afro Jazz Latin

Waaju Discuss Forthcoming LP & Premiere “Kaolack”

Olindo Records is delighted to present its second release and first LP by London based Afro-Latin Jazz quintet Waaju. A project that never stands still, Waaju’s members have been busy as part of other ensembles (Caravela, Bahla, Jordan Rakei, and Ashley Henry to name a few), which means they cherish …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Premiere & Interview: N.Y.T.A. “Back In The Days” (95 Recordings)

Brand new music from 95 Recordings label-boss N.Y.T.A. The “Moschino Youts EP” is a slick club ready three-tracker that draws inspiration from the old school UKG scene and its London underground roots, as well as the heavier Bass House sound of the current UK clubland. ‘Back In The days’ is a rolling …

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Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Jonny Drop “All This Trouble” (Albert’s Favourites)

‘All This Trouble’ is the first track to land from Jonny Drop’s 2nd album “The Only Sound”. Warm, hazy Jazz is covered by a patchwork of percussion and beats that clearly display his sensibilities as a drummer. This early taste of the new album, due in June, is one of …

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Brazil Jazz

Video Premiere: Sean Khan “Moment Of Collapse (feat. Heidi Vogel)”

For his third album for Far Out Recordings, London based multi-instrumentalist and one of Europe’s finest saxophonists Sean Khan ventured to Rio de Janeiro to collaborate with iconic Brazilian polymath Hermeto Pascoal. Taking its title from the escaped slave settlement ‘Palmares’ in the Northeast of Brazil during the 1600s, “Palmares …

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Ambient Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Emanative “Lions of Judah (Live at Café OTO)”

2018 has a lot in store for London spiritual Jazz outfit Emanative, with a full double LP and several remixes forthcoming, as well as some full live band appearances and DJ gigs. “Planet B” is the band’s first release of the year, and it takes them in a slightly different …

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Jazz

Video Premiere: Natasha Agrama’s “Goodbye Porkpie Hat”

Combining emotional strength with the presence of sonic beauty, the music of Los Angeles based singer Natasha Agrama has lifted off, presented in the magnificence of “The Heart of Infinite Change” this year. Released on the Alpha Pup Records‘ Jazz imprint World Galaxy in fall of 2017, the album is …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Planetself “Breathe The Mantra (feat. Illuminati Congo)”

Planetself consists of Misumami on vocals, Inkswel aka Ras Krishna on production, and Mista Monk on the raps. The bonus track from their debut EP “Breathe The Mantra” is a Jazzy Hip-Hop Soul ode to the concept of ‘Inner Peace’, featuring Mista Monk on raps featuring special guest, the Chicago …

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House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Gozar X Captain Planet “Pitie”

Gozar & Captain Planet reinterpret a forgotten tune to fit in on a modern dance floor, making it perfect for welcoming in the summer sun. In Captain Planet‘s own words – “Gozar and I have both connected over our shared deep love and appreciation for obscure vintage music from Africa …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Danvers “Mason” (WotNot Music)

Since his appearance on Soccer96’s Jupiter Masterdrive Edits EP (alongside Danny Krivit and Glenn Astro flips, also on WotNot) in 2015, and subsequent EPs on WotNot, Monologues and SGOL, Danvers has swiftly become a name to pay attention to. ‘Mason’ kicks things off teaming dreamy Rhodes over a Bruk beat …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Pendletons “Telling Lies”

Second single from the Pendleton’s hotly anticipated upcoming “Funk Forever” EP, dropping March 30th on Bastard Jazz. The Pendletons are a long-standing boogie-funk and modern soul project of E da Boss (of Myron and E on Stone’s Throw) and Trailer Limon. The group emerged with their very first release in …

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Brazil Disco

Exclusive Premiere: Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra “Give It To Me”

Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra returns with Black Sun, its second full-length album of 100% original, unadulterated disco sophistication, featuring all three original members of pioneering Brazilian jazz-funk trio Azymuth; a full orchestra with arrangements split between Arthur Verocai and Azymuth’s late maestro Jose Roberto Bertrami; plus members of the …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: lojii “six9 ft. vida jafari (prod. heaprize)” (Youngbloods Records)

“lofeye” is a concept album and personal testament that Philadelphia rapper lojii (fka uhlife) has been piecing together over the last three years. After giving only hints with 2015’s ‘no ebola’, 2016’s ‘dutti’, and 2017’s acclaimed collaborative album “due rent” with producer Swarvy on Portland-based imprint Fresh Selects, he’s finally …

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