Compiled by DJ, record collector and label boss Gilles Peterson, the tastemaking Brownswood Bubblers series returns. Released on vinyl for the first time, the idea remains the same – shining a light on new and under-the-radar talent.
Jimetta Rose finds her inner warrior on her new album with Georgia Anne Muldrow. Beginning her journey of maturation at the heart of the Los Angeles music tradition, Jimetta Rose tackles a need for clarity through love in her mini-LP “The Light Bearer.
Words by Jeremy Sole (KCRW, theLIFT, Le Frique Sonique) Never have I met a man with the creative momentum of Anthony Valadez.
‘This is a journey into sound…’ These familiar words, accompanied by the rumble of a distant train, signal the opening of “Let’s Take A Trip“, the sophomore album from Terrel Wallace aka Tall Black Guy.
From Istanbul with love. Turkish artist Kerem Akdag’s combined expertise as a drummer and producer is audibly apparent in the latest DTW release, “Loungin“.
Introducing: Kadhja Bonet With a voice like September rain and the lightest touch in arrangements, Kadhja Bonet. is one of our favorite recently discovered singer-songwriter figures. Her angelic voice and songwriting skills are simply unreal.
You already know the name. In February 2015, singer/rapper Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge released a song called “Suede,” a brash, shit-talking ode to good smoke and fine women, set atop a looping Gil Scott-Heron sample.
New Artist Gaze upon the horizon as the lungs of the universe expand and contract, and into your ears will drift the The Breathing Effect’s soundtrack to the respiration of the ocean.
An experimental soul musician’s adventurous new album. In an era where the most talked about albums often sound like the result of a ‘marketing to millennials’ focus group algorithm’ed from Soundcloud favorites and Facebook interactions
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.
Album Preview R&B vocalist Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge are working together as NxWorries (pronounced “No Worries”). Last Spring, they debuted with the single “Suede” which quickly found the ears of Dr. Dre.
Get Your Soul Touched” Butcher Brown is back in the building with another soundtrack for everyday life, “Grown Folk“.