Essential Listening BADBADBADNOTGOOD need no introduction, however if you’ve been sleeping, here’s a re-introduction: BADBADBADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, Alex Sowinski on drums & Leland Whitty on saxophone.
First Word are proud to introduce the new EP from their latest signings Darkhouse Family. The production duo consisting of Don Leisure and Metabeats have previously released music through Fat City and Earnest Endeavours, building up a dedicated fanbase that includes Gilles Peterson, Gaslamp Killer
Los Angeles has long been a breeding ground for eccentric, forward-thinking music, and as of late, this impulse has manifestated in the conspicuously named Beat Music scene, centralized around Flying Lotus and the weekly Low End Theory.
New Artist No doubt our society is complacent. Is Hollywood’s never ceasing fascination with the walking dead any wonder?
Paxico Records Present The best way to know where you are going is to remember where you’ve been. It is in this spirit that we present a snapshot look at the rich history of “Coney Island” with an eye toward the present and promising future.
Radio Juicy Presents Chicago’s master beat-smith Kenny Keys, known for his work on Eulorhythmics, Beyond Luck, Lyric District and Face Melt, returns with a fresh album release in collaboration with Radio Juicy.
Essential Listening Comet is pleased to announce the third volume of the Afrobeat Makers Series: “Nu Guinea – The Tony Allen Experiments.“
Yogisoul drops his debut “By Nights:” Yogisoul’s debut album. This exciting conceptual listen features guest appearances from Ivan Ave, MoRuf, Awon, LumiHD, Dialate and the instrumentalists Kristoffer Eikrem (Jazz Cats) and DeAndre Grover who appear throughout the project.
One of the best releases of 2016 Oddisee is an everyman with extraordinary talent. Both a rapper chronicling the perils and joys of ordinary existence, and a virtuosic producer attuned to the vibrations of how life actually sounds.
The close of another chapter Jakarta Records returns with the final edition of their coveted seasonal compilation series.
Jakarta Records Presents: Belgian producer Pomrad presents his latest project, a 16 track album which is funked out to the core.
Essential Listening The Brussels based label keeps pushing forward in an innovative manner this time with an out of this world compilation featuring various artists presenting a kaleidoscope of sound.
Essential Listening The word ‘naive’ comes from the Latin ‘nativus’, meaning native, or natural. Today, to be naive is often seen as pejorative, a lack of experience or judgement, but in the art world the word retained some of its original meaning: a quality acquired
Leaving Records Presents Swarvy’s “Elderberry” comes crunchy and warm from the jazzy and soulsonic EP
Leaving Records presents a crispy EP for the neo beat-scene of 2016 “Lyon is a long-awaited syrupy EP invention from potent electro-funk producer Devonwho.