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Alex Figueira Drops New Single in Anticipation of Debut Solo Album

Alex Figueira returns with, “La Culebra,” a vocoder-laced funk groove that blends elements of Cymande and CAN with the spirit of his earlier work with Tropical psych funk band Fumaça Preta. “Culebra,” which translates to “snake” in Spanish, takes its  Read more  »

Future Classics

Alabê Ketujazz “Kan” (Poeira Music / Memória Discos)

Afro-Brazilian Candomblé rhythms meet jazz on ‘Kan’ by Alabê Ketujazz, the long-standing duo of Brazilian saxophonist/composer Glaucus Linx and French percussionist/composer Antoine Olivier. Captured on vinyl for the first time, the album is set for release on 16 September, marking  Read more  »

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Insólito UniVerso “Jota” (Awkward Corners Remix)

Released this week, Awkward Corners remixes Insólito UniVerso’s take on traditional Venezuelan song “Jota”, drawing the already haunting version into his otherworld of bubbling synths and rippling percussion that captivated so many on his debut album. Taken from forthcoming 7″  Read more  »

Future Classics

Anushka “Bad Weather” (STR4TA Remix)

Out today, “Bad Weather (STR4TA Remix)” is the latest release from future soul and electronic duo Anushka. Transforming the track with their iconic Brit-funk style, Gilles Peterson and Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick AKA STR4TA immerse Anushka’s vocals in a dancefloor groove  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Mackey Feary Band “S/T” (1978)

Must-have rare groove from the Hawaiian Islands. The first recording from Mackey Feary’s solo effort — created after Feary’s departure from Kalapana, the seminal 1970s group that shaped the sound of contemporary Hawaii. The group’s debut LP finds Feary and  Read more  »