Jesse Kanda directed this impressive firework-themed video for 'Now You Know', one of the best tracks on Venezuelan producer Arca's equally impressive debut album 'Xen'... Enjoy!
Friday, October 31, 2014
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Max Le Daron and Ouagadougou-based vocalist Joey Le Soldat... Enjoy the bouncy 'Sin Logba'...
Monday, October 27, 2014
When both The Monarchs and The Percussions - two vocal groups consisting of students of the Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia - broke up in 1968, teachers convinced Russell Thompkins, Jr., James Smith, Airrion Love, James Dunn and Herb Murrell to form a new band: The Stylistics. After succesfully performing on the local club circuit, they outgrew the distribution capacities of the small local Sebring-label and signed to Avco. At Avco, producer and songwriter Thom Bell - known for his work with The Delfonics - took them under his wings. With the material provided by Bell and Linda Creed (a songwriter who was taught the craft by no less than Sly Stone himself), The Stylistics quickly became a huge success, releasing three albums ('The Stylistics', 'Round 2' and 'Rockin' Roll Baby') that are considered soul classics today. When the collaboration with Bell ended in 1974, the band worked with a string of producers and songwriters including Van McCoy, Hugo & Luigi, Teddy Randazzo and Dexter Wansel, but rarely managed to recreate the magic of their first few years. Below you can find a playlist of my favourite Stylistics-songs, enjoy!
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Christian Boakye-Agyeman directed this cool video for 'Charles Barkley', one of the best tracks on The Celestics' 'Supreme Laziness'-album from earlier this year... Enjoy!
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014
Filthy Fortune's bandcamp to download Houston-based producer Philippe Edison's 'King of Kings'-EP, released earlier this month... Enjoy!
Kaytranada's mellow take on BBNG's fantastic 'Kaleidoscope'...
Pharoahe Monch & Rakaa Iriscience-featuring 'H2O' is my favourite track on Apollo Brown & Ras Kass' new collaborative album 'Blasphemy'... Enjoy!
Thursday, October 23, 2014
PYRMDPLAZA provided some excellent future beats for Soulection's new 'White Label'-episode... Head over to soundcloud to download 'Soulection White Label: 011', enjoy!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pragmatic Theory released a new compilation containing a shitload of great beats by the likes of Chief, Robot Orchestra, Handbook, Twit One, Sixfingerz and many, many more... Head over to their bandcamp to download the excellent 'Synaesthesia'-comp, enjoy!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Robin Hannibal-produced beauty didn't make it onto Jessie Ware's new 'Tough Love'-album, since there's quite a lot of tracks that aren't half as good... Enjoy the demo-version of '12'...
Monday, October 20, 2014
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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
The great BadBadNotGood have announced a new album - 'Sour Soul', a collaboration with no less than Ghostface Killah is set to drop Februari 2015 via Lex - earlier today... Enjoy the Elzhi-featuring 'Gunshowers'...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Black Milk is joined by his Random Axe-brothers Sean Price and Guilty Simpson on 'Scum', a banger in three parts that will be included in Milk's forthcoming 'If There's a Hell Below'-album... Enjoy!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
El Producto and Killer Mike teamed up with the legendary Zack de la Rocha to record the bangin' 'Close You Eyes (And Count to Fuck)', one of the tracks on the forthcoming 'Run the Jewels II'-LP - set to drop at the end of October... Enjoy!
Monday, October 13, 2014
Cosmonostro released 'Mongo Maracuja', an excellent new EP by German producer Persian Empire, last week... Head over to bandcamp to find your free download, enjoy!
Swindle proves once again he is completely incapable of makin' tracks that are anything less than incredibly dope... Enjoy the swingin' 'Summer Fruits'...