Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Rashied Ali & Frank Lowe “Duo Exchange” (1973, Survival Records)

via Boomkat: Incendiary and rare free jazz ripper from Rashied Ali & Frank Lowe from 1973. Out of print on vinyl ever since and a fierce addition to any jazz or avant-garde shelf. From Thurston Moore’s Top Ten Free Jazz Underground (1996): “Frank Lowe has been studying and playing a …

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New Releases
Electronic

Habibi Funk 005: The Electronic Tapes par Ahmed Malek & Flako

via Habibi Funk: In the early 1980s, Ahmed Malek was already in his 50s, when he discovered synthesizers and electronic music for himself and started to experiment with sounds. None of it was ever released but we got a huge box of master tapes from his family and we’re happy …

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Beats

Mndsgn & Ahwlee Release “Rap Vacation X-mas” Album on Red & Green Vinyl

The Rap Vacation collective have you covered for your holiday season Christmas tunes. A couple years ago Mndsgn & producer Ahwlee released an tape of X-mas tracks. The cassette is long gone, but they’ve just issued the collection on limited edition red & green vinyl, with three new Ahwlee tracks. …

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New Releases

Stream the Mica Levi-Produced Score for the Jackie Movie

Musician, composer, producer, singer and ridiculously talented Mica Levi aka Micachu returns with her second solo movie score project. After she created the groundbreaking score for the Under The Skin movie (2014, Jonathan Glazer), Mica Levi instantly became one of the most in-demand names in the movie industry. We had …

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Boom Music
Eclectic Jazz

BOOM MUSIC – Show #25 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

For our latest episode of Boom Music we were joined in the studio by member of the extended CF fam Ben V, all the way from Cape Town, South Africa. Always a joy to speak to and share music related tales with, Ben brought a deep selection of new and …

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Hip-Hop Modern Funk

Blu & Union Analogtronics “Don’t Trip ft. Dam-Funk”

On Nov. 4th, Blu and Parisian production duo, Union Analogtronics, will release their collaborative album entitled “Cheetah In The City.” The Los Angeles rapper recorded the entire album in Paris and the album was entirely produced by Union Analogtronics. The album features guest appearances from Dam-Funk, Frank N Dank, Phat …

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Eclectic

HAUNTOLOGY Vol.2 – MIMS Playlist (by Doc’trin & Loum)

When it comes to selecting Halloween music, literally anyone can type up a slew of keywords (ei: “evil”, “creepy”, “demon”) into their music player’s search bar, or worse – sift through a plethora of uninspiring online playlists (often littered with the most obvious and usual suspects). Instead, Doc’trin & Loum …

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Future Classics
Classical Electronic Jazz

Future Classic: MAST “Love and War_”

via Alpha Pup: Alpha Pup Records announces the release of MAST’s second full length album Love and War_. “Love and War_” is a highly conceptual and deeply personal new work based on jazz trained multi-instrumentalist MAST aka Tim Conley‘s eventful love life over the last 2 years. Set up as …

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New Releases
Beats Hip-Hop

Tall Black Guy Releases First Track From Forthcoming Album “Let’s Take A Trip”

via First Word Records: ‘I Will Never Know’ is the first single from Tall Black Guy’s sophomore album ‘Let’s Take A Trip’. Since 2013’s ‘8 Miles To Moenart’, TBG has cemented his position as a standard bearer for the current hip-hop / beats scene. Born in Detroit and now residing …

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