Some beautifully chilled out vibes rising from the Project: Mooncircle music box this month in the form of Chilean producer fLako. On this new release he collaborates with vocalist Dirg Gerner to create some incredibly soulful electronic music (a sizeable feat in our eyes)
Kids These Days are a bubblingly fresh and talented live Hip-Hop group peddling straight out of Chicago town, following seemlessly in the same soundsteps as one other Chicago windstorm, Kanye West. Their music is spilling over with Soul and Jazz influences – comprised of live horns and a blues-rock trio – their production is consistently rich in melody and harmony…
It’s stalemate in my house at the minute. No-one wants to admit defeat to the seasons and cough up the money to turn the heating on. We’re putting up one final stand against the cold, armed with this warming track from San Diego’s Dirty Gold…
Despite hardly being thought of as a “happy” sort of band by those who have listened to them, frontman Pete Silberman twice tells us The Antlers are indeed very happy to be here in Bristol, and I believe him. Following the release of their near-universally acclaimed second album Burst Apart, I’d imagine it’s quite a good time to be in this Brooklyn band.
Following on from their first two E.Ps, Love Pressure and Fleur, Brooklyn-based electronic duo Sepalcure (Machinedrum’s Travis Stewart and Braille’s Praveen Sharma) are set to release their debut album in just under two weeks. To get your ears salivating…
I first heard this gem a while back, but it is just too good to keep under wraps any longer. Trilogy is a collaborative effort made up of three artists with backgrounds in Dubstep/Grime (Youthman), Drum & Bass (DJ Redeye) and Soul (Luce)…
Manchester MC Skittles appeared with a bang when he featured on Camo & Krooked’s release The Lesson that went viral last month. It has provided a strong platform for the solo release of Dot2Dot, which has a more modest production but is still too good to ignore…
M83 have always been epic since their respectful emergence at the fore-front of both the shoe gaze revival (delightfully coined nu-gaze) and French Electro scenes…
A melange of Haitian digital kompa and languorous dancehall on Heavenly Sweetness.
Exciting London trombonist and composer Rosie Turton brings head-nodding groove to a Herbie Hancock original.
Mo Rayon, Horatio Luna and Manuel Darquart also feature in our Advent Calendar extras.
New wave Christmas bells and imaginary Iberic stories.
A trippy, broken beat from a master of the scatty rhythm.
A synth pop oddity with guitar flicks, balearic sax and airy vocals.
2007 night bus ambiance, 1978 Manchester dream rock and 1980 California gospel-soul.
Cold percussive textures and broken African rhythms from the Lithuanian-based producer.
Hyperdub leader and master of drum programming.
Silky smooth Chicago soul, all-female African funk and uplifting Christian gospel.
Plane across library funk, Japanese city pop and Italian soft rock.
2015 German beats and stateside soul to 70s Brazilian bossa in between playful seasonal sounds.
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.