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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Alexey Lanvin “Your Eyes” (Gulf Point Records)

Gulf Point’s expanding roster delivers a twist with the introduction of Vienna-based Alexey Lanvin. Men’s fashion connoisseur by day, his new EP “One Look” diaries Alexey’s private persona as he broods over the octaves with acutely romantic flair. His series of short online videos hint at a realm where long …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Laura Misch “Lagoon”

Saxophonist, producer, and singer-songwriter ​Laura Misch​ releases her brand new single “Lagoon”. Laura’s​ ​main instrument is saxophone, and her particular focus has been using electronics to generate saxophone soundscapes. She makes both instrumental music and songs primarily on the cyclical themes of: connection, presence and release, the saxophone threads throughout …

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Soul & Funk

Win A Copy Of Magic In Threes’ “Finnish Funk / Shot Through The Grease”

Meet Magic In Threes – one of Nashville’s best kept secrets when it comes to stoney Soul grooves that sound straight from the 1970s. It would come at no surprise to find one of their various 7-inches tucked away in a 45 box simply marked “Soul” in sharpie at an …

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Beats Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Braxton Cook “Pariah (Kiefer Remix)” (Fresh Selects)

‘Pariah’ is the second song to be remixed from singer/saxophonist Braxton Cook’s 2017 debut LP, “Somewhere In Between”. Los Angeles producer and pianist Kiefer re-interprets Braxton‘s original sessions for the track, adding a bass-filled new groove to the beat and replacing the piano with his own solo in it’s place. …

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Afro House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Mpumi “Isilima” (Kalahari Oyster Cult)

Kalahari Oyster Cult presents the reissue of sought-after Kwaito album “Singapore” by Mpumi. Originally released in 1995 on Kariba Records, this album has been in the crosshairs of collectors for a long time. All tracks from the original LP were restored and pressed over 2LP for your listening pleasure. Kwaito …

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Beats Broken Beat Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Horatio Luna “Safe Sesh” (Forthcoming Desktop Zealots Tape)

Moonshoe Records is proud to present MSHT002 “Desktop Zealots” – the forthcoming mini-album cassette from Melbourne natives Horatio Luna, an associated act of the notoriously talented 30/70 collective. With one man at its core (Bassist Henry Hicks) and an ever-changing backline; Horatio Luna’s output is constantly evolving – this time …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Menagerie “Escape Velocity” (Freestyle Records)

The current resurgence of Jazz in all its forms has certainly been impossible to ignore in recent times – from the chart-bound, mainstream crooning of Gregory Porter, to the leftfield ‘Jazz not Jazz’ soundscapes of Kamasi Washington, Moses Boyd, Nubya Garcia and Snarky Puppy proves this is a worldwide phenomenon. …

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Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

Exclusive Album Premiere: Trailer Limon “Change Of The Guard”

Trailer Limon (aka Daniel Meisenheimer) is a Bay Area based multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter. As one-half of Boogie-Funk duo The Pendletons, he has produced sought-after records such as the 2010 underground 7” ‘Coming Down’, and most recently the 2016 up-tempo hit ‘Gotta Get Out’, which was released on Gilles Peterson’s …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: XL Middleton “You’re So Different” (MoFunk Records)

XL Middleton’s “You’re So Different” is a bonus track from his “Things Are Happening” LP, previously only available on the CD release. This one is being released as part of a split 7″ with Zackey Force Funk, who is set to drop his MoFunk debut LP this year. It’s a …

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Disco Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Pumphouse Gang “Welcome Back Into My Life” (All City Records)

“Stating it softly… Irish music of the 1970s was simply not synonymous with groove music in any way. Avid music aficionados were totally ‘rockist’ then (to use an old tag from the same time!) That thread tends to follow with record collecting of vintage Irish music of that time, down …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: NY*AK “Sandwiches ft. Ian Blevins” (Local Talk)

Andrew Scott, aka NY*AK, brings some heavy jams for the first release of 2018 on Local Talk. With the “Bound EP”, we’re treated to four tracks. The last track entitled ‘Sandwiches’ features long time collaborator Ian Blevins. You can expect fuzzed and thumping kicks, a muscular bass line to keep …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Aroop Roy “Afrika My Home” (Lazy Days Recordings)

Aroop Roy is next up on Lazy Days, bringing his well honed House tones to the label in four varied takes on chunky Deep House. “Afrika My Home” is utterly infectious with its shuffling groove and warm, buttery keys. The track also gets a heavy dubbed out treatment at the …

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