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Beats Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Paper Tiger “Weight In Space” with Shafiq Husayn

via WahWah45’s: Just a month after releasing the back-from-a-two-years-hiatus track I’m A Cyborg (But That’s Okay), Paper Tiger announced they are launching their second album – Blast Off. To kick things off, the band unveils Weight in Space, the first single to be taken from the LP, featuring the Grammy …

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Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Quiet Dawn “The First Day Remixed”

Quiet Dawn follows up last year’s debut album ‘The First Day’ with an EP of remixes. The Parisian producer has grown from his hip hop roots (including an EP on Feelin’ Music as part of Beat Consortium) adding broken beat and house to his soulful musical palate. Released back in …

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Broken Beat Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: NameBrandSound & Sonar’s Ghost “One Word Twice / Walker”

(Artwork by Eriizu) NameBrandSound is the brainchild of Broken Beat & UK Soul music pioneers IG Culture (aka TS Repman) and Alex Phountzi. Their newest EP seems join forces with another absolute legend; Sonar’s Ghost aka Dominic Stanton better known as Domu to all of us Broken Beat lovers. He recently …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: MISC “Misc”

Spring is near and the MISC jazz group (formerly known as the Jerome Beaulieu Trio, winners of the 2013-2014 Radio-Canada Jazz Newcomers) will release their eponymous record on March 18th on the Bonsound Label. Pianist Jérôme Beaulieu, drummer William Côté and bass player Philippe Leduc have come together perfectly on their third full length …

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Beats Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Maylight “Beat Of The Heart” (Menik Remix)

‘Digits’ (b/w ‘Beat of the Heart’) is the debut single from BBC New Music Award winning jazz / soul / electronica ensemble Maylight. The eight strong collective takes in the vocal talents of ex-Tru Thoughts vocalist Lizzy Parks, pianist Rob Barron whose resume includes session work for the likes of …

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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Baron Rétif & Concepción Perez “Gazoduc”

Navettes’ is the debut LP from Baron Rétif & Concepción Perez (BR&CP). After releasing three records with Musique Large (home to Debruit, Laurent Garnier and Fulgeance) as well as with parisian label Heavenly Sweetness and assorted remixes and rap beats, they are back with Musique Large for their first full-length album. …

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Beats House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: BOHA “Drift EP” (Fur Trade Recordings)

via Fur Trade Recordings: “Almost three years since the texture driven and downtempo tendencies of his debut ep ‘Boil’, Thom Speakman (Boha) offers his sophomore release ‘Drift‘ on Montréal/Berlin based gem Fur Trade Recordings. A marked deviation in aesthetic from ‘Boil’, ‘Drift’ nonetheless retains Speakman’s fascination with experimentation amongst an …

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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Preview: Havana Club Rumba Sessions remixed by Poirier

Gilles Peterson‘s long-standing relationship with the musical heritage of Cuba has produced some truly amazing releases since the launch of the Havana Cultura platform in 2009. The latest project, Havana Club Rumba Sessions, sees him explore the roots of rumba through a project comprising three parts: a feature length documentary, …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Preview: Kaytronik “Thee Album” Album Preview

via R2 Records: “Thee Album” is the first full-length project from Karizma’s alter ego Kaytronik. From his earliest days as part of Baltimore’s premier crew – The Basement Boys – Kris Klayton was never one to stay in a musical box, always probing beyond the constraints of the soulful house domain. His …

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