Slow down to 1972 Memphis soul and 1980 Guinea-Bissau gumbe to 2018 lo-fi and 1976 Harlem r&b.
This week is curated by Leeds-based trio, Gotts Street Park, who mould sonics of jazz, soul, hip hop and r&b in live studio-only recordings, inspired by eras of music created and recorded from scratch in legendary studios.
Releasing for just over three years the band have an impressive list of collaborators including Celeste, Yellow Days, Kali Uchis, Greentea Peng and Rejjie Snow. They follow up their recent single ‘Ivory’, a beautifully hazy instrumental of warming cadences and analog tape textures with their next Volume Two EP, out next week.
In their own words “chilled music we’ve been listening to and inspired by recently…”
Volume Two EP is out 27th November via Blue Flowers Music, pre-order your copy here.
John Lennon – Hold On
Bettye Swann – Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
Hugh Masekela, The Union Of South Africa – Hush (Somebody’s Calling My Name)
Gotts Street Park – Everything ft Rosie Lowe
Ann Peebles – Trouble, Heartaches & Sadness
Donny Hathaway – Jealous Guy – Live
Sylvia – Sweet Stuff
Shuggie Otis – Inspiration Information
Super Mama Djombo – Assalariado
Khruangbin – A Hymn
Gotts Street Park – Control ft Grand Pax
Arrangement – Coconut Mango
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Now
Jean Wells – Have A Little Mercy
Ray Charles – Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Cryin’
Michael Kiwanuka – Bones
Nick Hakim – I Don’t Know
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