Is there a way to make a musical virtue of understated ecstasy? That’s the question that Daphni, the dance music-minded alias of Caribou’s Dan Snaith, seems to be asking.
It’s been four years since Zach Saginaw, aka Shigeto, returned home to Michigan from a stint in Brooklyn, NY, and since then, the multi-faceted musician has become a part of the fabric of Detroit’s music scene.
Advancing the unfolding legacy of instrumental hip-hop at Stones Throw is Samiyam’s “Pizza Party:” 24 minutes of off-kilter mobster music mixed with a warm soul sound that is unmistakably L.A. producer and beatmaker Samiyam.
This new, especially-recorded compilation is your introduction to Future Bubblers: the Gilles Peterson-founded, England-wide programme for new artists, it’s a movement to discover and support the next generation of music-makers. All profits from the release will be re-invested into the project.
After years of soul, funk and hip-hop explorations as a founding member of the Platinum Pied Pipers (among many other innovative escapades) and, most recently, a soulful remix of Amp Fiddler on Kenny Dixon’s Mahogany Music, Waajeed is building on the fresh line of house