Vacation, the new release from LA native Shlohmo is the epitome of all that is good about this young producer. Its three tracks melt together down tempo synths, well poised glitch, RnB snares, iconic syncopated guitars and warm, rumbling bass.
After storming onto the Electronic scene last year with Winter Turned Spring/Frozen on Four Tet’s Text Label, Juk Juk’s follow-up is equally as strong.
Willis Earl Beal is a Chicago-based antifolk musician whose brilliance has earned him a deal with XL recordings and their new imprint Hot Charity. His songs sway from beautifully tender and vulnerable lo-fi recordings to powerful, soulful vocals over samples, guitar, or sometimes just clapping.
When we first came across Gibson Bull we were surprised how he could have so few plays. It might have something to do with the low key release of his eponymous debut album over a year ago, but since then he’s kept his head down and written a good batch of songs to record a follow-up EP.
Seasfire first came to our attention last month through BBC Introducing Bristol and have suddenly…
What We’re Listening To Vol.7 featuring the freshest cuts of Soul, Jazz and a sprinkling or RnB
Some of you might remember the brilliant track-cycling, London Hip-hop group 2morrow’s Victory that we brought you a couple of weeks ago. Well their own record label unveiled two new signings at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards last week that we thought worth telling you about.
There are so many people coming and going from Stokes, William it’s better to just call them a Folk collective rather than a band. On their website we counted twenty-one people involved and that’s just the musicians.
Slippery and soulful UKG reissued by D Banana.
The debut release from Earth Trax’s alias gets the rework treatment.
Sensual psychedelics from D Tiffany and NAP on RAMZi’s FATi imprint.
A fusion of analogue electronics and psychedelic jazz on Zel Zele.
A ceremonious percussive affair on the Parisian’s regular home, Antinote.
A tropical excursion on Futureboogie Recordings.
Soul-steeped beats from Virginia, serene South African jazz and a heavy blend of London jazz, hip-hop and grime.
A vinyl-only mix of synths and arpeggios from The White Hotel and NTS Radio resident.
Japanese new age, Chicagoan ambient house, Peruvian psychedelic rock.
Japanese ambient, Antilles jazz and Brazilian jazz-funk.
The Northampton veteran raises the question “has YouTube killed off the old school digger?”
Indian classical and jazz fusion to soul-dipped 00’s hip hop and a dose of 1997 Detroit house.
Hong Kong mix, plus interactive map and favourite spots around town.
Showcasing Bulgaria’s rich heritage and vibrant present from a DJ who counts Zip as a fan.
Funk, soul, rhythm n blues, biscuits and coffee make up this gorgeous mix and delightful city guide.