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Beats Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Fitz Ambro$e “Chantae” (NBN)

Canada born, Tokyo-based Lo-Fi Hip Hop mainstay Fitz Ambro$e shares an exclusive track paired with a video from his forthcoming album “Doe Quarterz”. The album will be the first instalment in Onra‘s brand new NBN (Nothin’ But Net) series. With a slew of self-released cult classic albums and mix-CD’s, Fitz …

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Hip-Hop Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Miles Bonny “So Hard (prod. Ta-Ku)” (Bastard Jazz)

What started out as a simple email exchange between a young, hungry beatmaker and a seasoned player in the worlds of jazz and midwestern indie hip-hop, has resulted in a vibrant record nearly a decade in the making. On one side of “Let It Out” sits Miles Bonny, a long …

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Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Jaxx Madicine “Espresso” (Local Talk Records)

Jaxx Madicine is a jazz-funk inspired house’ish outfit from Milan consisting of Turbojazz (Local Talk, GAMM Records), Parker Madicine (Heist, Bastard Jazz Brooklyn, CT-HI Records) and the talented jazz keyboardist ‘Veez_0’. With an organic and melodic sound collage you can hear influences from classic ’70s jazz funk labels and artists …

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Interviews
Modern Funk

XL Middleton Invites You To Enjoy The Ride

The Modern Funk “world community” is always thirsty for new releases, and the new XL Middleton LP “Things Are Happening” is ready to quench that thirst. The Los Angeles native delivers his most complete project so far, following-up his “Tap Water”, “In The Middle Of The Night” EP and a …

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House / Techno Jazz Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Ra Toth & The Brigantes’ Orchestra “My Ghetto” (New Interplanetary Melodies)

At the third New Interplanetary Melodies’ astral journey stopover, it was mandatory to catch an Italian project deeply inspired by the Sun Ra visionary realm, expressing contemporary trials of hybridizing jazz rubbles with artful electronica. Ra Toth & The Brigantes’ Orchestra landed on vinyl grooves for the label, after having …

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Artist Spotlight
Soul

Remembering Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley was a truly inspirational figure in the music world and his passing is a tough blow to Soul fans across the world. His journey, as documented in the excellent Soul of America Documentary is not only uplifting and the ultimate ode to perseverance in music, but it is …

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Dj Mixes
Eclectic

Lexis’ New Canadian Joints Special on Worldwide FM

Thris Tian’s weekly Friday afternoon show from London delivers four hours of upfront music, special guests and club listings for Worldwide FM. This week, Thris Tian welcomes Worldwide family from Canada, Music Is My Sanctuary’s Lexis. This mix is a selection of brand new music strictly from Canadian artists, showcasing …

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Afro House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Forastero “El Submarinista En El Tejado (Susso aka Huw Bennett Remix)”

UK bassist and producer Susso AKA Huw Bennett is best recognized for his debut album “Keira” on the UK’s Soundway record label in 2016. “Keira” was a surprise package of deeply rooted electronic music repurposing the sounds of the Mandinka people of Gambia. This remix of Forastero, Madrid’s jazz-not-jazz outcasts …

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Interviews
Ambient

Laraaji And The Infinite Now

At 74 years young, Laraaji Nadabrahmananda seems to be just hitting his stride. Born in Philadelphia 1943, Edward Larry Gordon grew up playing an array of different instruments, and studied piano and composition on a scholarship at Howard University. After post-secondary school he moved to New York where he pursued …

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