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Exclusive Premiere: James Beckwith “Celeste”

We are delighted to premiere South-London based keys player, composer and producer James Beckwith’s exciting new single, ‘Celeste’. On his new track, James conjures emotions, ideas, and impressions out of tasteful harmony, intricate arrangement and strong production. Expanding from the traditional piano trio format that he’s known for, Beckwith explores …

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Exclusive Premiere: Dan Nicholls “Papa” (We Jazz Records)

London-based keyboardist/producer Dan Nicholls (of Y-OTIS) introduces a new album project ‘Mattering And Meaning’ to be released by We Jazz Records on August 13th. Nicholls’ music uses acoustic piano as its key element, transporting the instrument into new territories that sound remarkably natural and organic, whilst displaying a strong kinship …

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Exclusive Premiere: Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek “Sunrise” (Forthcoming on Bongo Joe)

Anatolian psych-pop sensations Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek (pronounced ‘Shimshek’) share the dreamy lost-future sounds of “Sunrise”, the synth-led closing song from their essential forthcoming second album, ‘Dost 1’, the first volume of two ‘Dost’ (meaning ‘friend’) releases. The band is fronted by Berlin based, Turkish singer and multi-instrumentalist Derya …

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Exclusive Premiere: Thijsenterprise “Y Y Y”

What do you get if you mix Pharoah Sanders, A Tribe Called Quest and The Contortions? The answer could be Thijsenterprise. The Dutch, Barcelona-based saxophonist and producer impressed and loosened joints with his 2020 ‘Lahringen’ LP. On the eve of his digital and very limited lathe-cut follow up album, ‘Three …

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Exclusive Premiere: Earl Jeffers Ft. Kaidi Tatham “The Essence”

Earl Jeffers returns to his own Mélange imprint with a massive splash. Two soulful house heaters and an alternative mix. But the first of these dancefloor destroyers features the ever-prolific Kaidi Tatham on flute and guitar. If you’re not familiar with Cariff’s Earl Jeffers, there’s an ocean of brilliant music …

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Exclusive Premiere: Midori Jaeger “Kick”

Singer, songwriter and cellist, Midori Jaeger, captivates and uplifts on the cello & synth backed “Kick”. Taken from her forthcoming and self-released EP ‘See Touch Kick and Sweat’. Midori has been on our radar since her brilliant EP of soul, jazz & pop crafted gems on ‘Look at Us’, but …

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Exclusive Premiere: Lawn “Tina” (forthcoming compilation on Allison Recordings)

This summer sees the very timely arrival of a brand new record label from the Wah Wah 45s family. Allison Recordings further explores the world of electronic music, showcasing up-and-coming producers and music makers, as well as artists that have been on the Wah Wah radar for a number of …

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Exclusive Premiere: Cloud Of I “Sod”

We are excited to premiere the dreamy-yet-intense psychedelic pop sounds of “Sod” by Cloud of I. Taken from the forthcoming ‘Gazing’ EP on Batov Records. Cloud of I was conceptualised by singer, songwriter and front woman, Yuli Shafiri, in a Paris squat, and realised back home in Tel Aviv. Inspired …

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Exclusive Premiere: Soma Soma Ft. K.O.G “Novos Tempos” (Jonny Mintaka Highlife Edit)

Brazil meets Ghana on this dance floor ready highlife edit. Soma Soma’s “Novos Tempos”, featuring K.O.G (Kweku Of Ghana), frontman of Onipa and sometime Nubiyan Twist vocalist, was already a hot tune. Mintaka turns up the West African influences and tightens it up for the dancefoor. Written in Brazillian Portuguese, …

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