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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Kool Customer “Blackberry (Somebody Told Me)”

The first leak of B. Bravo & Bay Area singer Rojai’s upcoming Kool Customer project on Bastard Jazz. With “Blackberry (Somebody Told Me)”, the pair brings in the sounds of Future Funk, ’80s Boogie, with a little bit of that strip club sleaze! “Blackberry (Somebody Told Me)” is a dancefloor …

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Brazil Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Hugo Fattoruso “La del Cheche”

London-based Brazilian specialists Far Out Recordings venture further out to Uruguay to record a new album with Fusion legend Hugo Fattoruso. After a twenty-year search for the man behind the cult ’70s Jazz-Funk group Opa, Far Out are honoured to present Hugo Fattoruso Y Barrio Opa: a new work from …

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Electronic House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Comfy Bella “Be-Side” (Released Records)

Comfy Bella shares a real jam of a tune which comes right in time for the summer heat! Released on Released Records this cut is perfect for the beach or poolside, and if you listen closely you can even hear the faint sounds of waves in the background to amplify …

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Classical Electronic Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Kwalia “Pulse”

Jordan Rakei and Richard Melkonian have teamed up to release their debut EP “Pursuit” under the name Kwalia. A combination of effected string compositions and soulful vocals flow effortlessly alongside one-another feeling as though the music was incepted naturally and without too many roadblocks along the way. The forthcoming EP …

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Electronic Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Skymark “The Power Of A Positive Smile”

Jazz and Soul fused with House aesthetics isn’t anything new… that is until you find yourself listening to the production of Marc Friedli aka Skymark. With his tastes firmly rooted in Jazz Fusion, Brazilian and Soul music, Skymark has created his own intimate universe where he’s been able to develop …

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Exclusive Premiere: Captain Over “Clack Clack” (XVI Records)

Next up on the ever-eclectic XVI Records, a shadowy figure steps into the spotlight. Enter the world of the mysterious Captain Over, whose dark yet soulful Bruk and Grime-infused tracks take the idea of club music and give it a twist of creativity and uncertainty, while maintaining brawny sensibilities. ‘Clack …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Alton Miller “Cool But So… (Original)”

London’s Release/Sustain imprint returns with the “A Says Hello” EP from Detroit’s Alton Miller, with Chaos In The CBD stepping in for the remix duties. ‘Cool But So…’ borrows both from the old and the new, tinged with an Acid-Jazz flare while sounding updated and fresh. Broken and shuffling rhythms …

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Soul

Exclusive Premiere: The Magnificent Tape Band “Danger”

Recorded entirely on vintage analogue recording equipment packed into a disused garage in Leeds, the LP features the vocal talents of Gospel-inspired Soul singer Rachel Modest. Taken from The Magnificent Tape Band‘s forthcoming debut LP “The Subtle Art Of Distraction”, ‘Danger’ is a heavy slice of Soul that is held down …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Lewis Parker “Time To Excel (Remix)” (KingUnderground Records)

Lewis Parker’s forthcoming EP “When It Rains It Pours” is a warm up to his full length album which is coming soon on KingUnderground, and marks his 20th release with the label. His sound is hard to compare to another, and stands in the realm of the original sound of …

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