Bahraini-British performer, Yazz Ahmed, is transforming what jazz means in 2017. This trumpet and flugelhorn-playing artist has worked with Radiohead and These New Puritans, experiments with electronic effects, and combines sounds from her shared heritage to author a new narrative for the genre.
Usually the only person to remix Madlib records is Madlib.
It’s always a treat when Lost Twin drops new music, this time round he drops, “La bolsa del puño verde” (“The bag of the green fist,”) a compilation of outtakes and previously unreleased beats from 2010.
Japanese composer Fumitake Tamura (aka Bun) & Berkeley via Detroit producer Dakim team up for their second release on Leaving Records.
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge are back with a new reworking of their debut as NxWorries, “Yes Lawd! Remixes.
The Alchemist and Lunice cement an unexpected but predictably solid collaboration with Moving Parts – a batch of mid-tempo instrumental bangers crafted for Red Bull’s BC One breaking convention.
With Cosmic Compositions, there has always been a similarity between the avant-garde/free jazz scene of the 50s/60s and the modern beat generation. Both movements aimed to deconstruct, expand and rewire the conventions of their genres of origin,