Haunting sounds from Aphex Twin, Three 6 Mafia, Balam Acab, Burial and more.
Jazz, Future-Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop & West-African Highlife from São Paulo, Ghana, Rio, Los Angeles, Tokyo, New York & London.
Evoking nostalgia of R&B’s golden days, yet bringing a new genuine, melancholy feel. Tinashe is one to watch.
The London fashion grad with her debut EP on Greco Roman, produced by Micachu.
American R&B singer/songwriter Anthony David has brought true R&B back to Georgia with his fourth studio album As Above So Below, released earlier last month. The composition throughout really does take you back to that 90’s vibe of thick strings and soul beats, whilst David’s vocals swim effortlessly round your ears from start to finish. The music video for 4Evermore stages a wedding, where Anthony and R&B princess Algebra take a verse each to express their vows in rich melodies that glide over the groove of DJ Kemit’s solid production. Putting the icing on the wedding cake comes Phonte from Little Brother rapping his two cents about love. This musical matrimony works so well, we can only hope it continues in the future.
Since Joy Orbison’s iconic Hyph Mngo emerged onto the Electronic scene in late 2009, producers worldwide have been attempting to replicate such an effective sound, steeped in raw personality and sheer vibrance. Jacques Greene is one artist that successfully delivers on both fronts. Mary Anne Hobbs featured the Montreal-based producer’s first release The Look EP on her last ever BBC show, a sign of the great things for Greene that has now progressed into the dazzling new song Another Girl. Injected with a contagious R&B hook, floating pads and a climbing rhythms, it is sure to be the Future Garage summer anthem of 2011.
After releasing four albums, singer and producer Raphael Saadiq is…
The colourful progression of dubstep in the last few years…