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Ambient Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Emanative “Lions of Judah (Live at Café OTO)”

2018 has a lot in store for London spiritual Jazz outfit Emanative, with a full double LP and several remixes forthcoming, as well as some full live band appearances and DJ gigs. “Planet B” is the band’s first release of the year, and it takes them in a slightly different …

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Jazz

Video Premiere: Natasha Agrama’s “Goodbye Porkpie Hat”

Combining emotional strength with the presence of sonic beauty, the music of Los Angeles based singer Natasha Agrama has lifted off, presented in the magnificence of “The Heart of Infinite Change” this year. Released on the Alpha Pup Records‘ Jazz imprint World Galaxy in fall of 2017, the album is …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Planetself “Breathe The Mantra (feat. Illuminati Congo)”

Planetself consists of Misumami on vocals, Inkswel aka Ras Krishna on production, and Mista Monk on the raps. The bonus track from their debut EP “Breathe The Mantra” is a Jazzy Hip-Hop Soul ode to the concept of ‘Inner Peace’, featuring Mista Monk on raps featuring special guest, the Chicago …

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House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Gozar X Captain Planet “Pitie”

Gozar & Captain Planet reinterpret a forgotten tune to fit in on a modern dance floor, making it perfect for welcoming in the summer sun. In Captain Planet‘s own words – “Gozar and I have both connected over our shared deep love and appreciation for obscure vintage music from Africa …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Danvers “Mason” (WotNot Music)

Since his appearance on Soccer96’s Jupiter Masterdrive Edits EP (alongside Danny Krivit and Glenn Astro flips, also on WotNot) in 2015, and subsequent EPs on WotNot, Monologues and SGOL, Danvers has swiftly become a name to pay attention to. ‘Mason’ kicks things off teaming dreamy Rhodes over a Bruk beat …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Pendletons “Telling Lies”

Second single from the Pendleton’s hotly anticipated upcoming “Funk Forever” EP, dropping March 30th on Bastard Jazz. The Pendletons are a long-standing boogie-funk and modern soul project of E da Boss (of Myron and E on Stone’s Throw) and Trailer Limon. The group emerged with their very first release in …

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Brazil Disco

Exclusive Premiere: Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra “Give It To Me”

Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra returns with Black Sun, its second full-length album of 100% original, unadulterated disco sophistication, featuring all three original members of pioneering Brazilian jazz-funk trio Azymuth; a full orchestra with arrangements split between Arthur Verocai and Azymuth’s late maestro Jose Roberto Bertrami; plus members of the …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: lojii “six9 ft. vida jafari (prod. heaprize)” (Youngbloods Records)

“lofeye” is a concept album and personal testament that Philadelphia rapper lojii (fka uhlife) has been piecing together over the last three years. After giving only hints with 2015’s ‘no ebola’, 2016’s ‘dutti’, and 2017’s acclaimed collaborative album “due rent” with producer Swarvy on Portland-based imprint Fresh Selects, he’s finally …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Dusty “Don’t You Worry” (Jazz&Milk)

After releasing two solo albums and a couple of other label releases such as the new Twelve Inch Jams series, Jazz & Milk founder Dusty took some time to explore new territories. While working on music with labelmate Sam Irl, he received incentive to experiment with the sound and workflow …

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