Techno innovator Jeff Mills latest project, The Override Switch, is a collaboration with a fellow Detroit musician, jazz multi-instrumentalist Rafael Leafar. The electronic jazz album will drop on Jeff Mills, Axis Records on October 15th in vinyl and digital format.
Auf Togo is the long-time collaboration between Sasa Crnobrnja (from In Flagranti and Mytron & Ofofo) and Clement Cachot-Coulom (from The Fabulous Penetrators and Big Girls), who merge their sounds and experiences for their album, "Movements" out 24th September via SaS Recordings.
After more than a decade of heating up dancefloors at over 600 festivals and stages in 34 countries and 6 released albums, the nine-headed instrumental collective Jungle by Night melted their years of passion, friendship, and influences from krautrock, dance, jazz and techno together into a new analogue composition that will put us in a trance.
‘On Our Own Clock’ is a sonic testament to trenchant and collaborative creativity which digs into layers of South African jazz, traditional Senegalese instrumental music and London’s rich diaspora-informed musicality. Individually these are powerful strands of music. Collectively, they are super-sized.
Motion is the debut LP by The Cinematic Orchestra, released on 27 September 1999 on Ninja Tune. The album's concept came from core band member, Jason Swinscoe, who had amassed various samples - drum patterns, basslines and melody samples - that had inspired and influenced him. He then presented them to a group of musicians to learn and then improvise around.
Every Day is the second studio album by The Cinematic Orchestra. It was released through Ninja Tune on 27 April 2002 in Japan and 13 May 2002 elsewhere. It was re-released in November 2003 with two additional tracks. It was written and produced by band members Phil France and Jason Swinscoe.
Days to Come is the third studio album of original studio material from British musician Bonobo. It was released on 2 October 2006 on the Ninja Tune independent record label. The album was voted Album of the Year in the 2006 Worldwide Awards on Gilles Peterson's BBC Radio 1 show.
Burn is a debut studio album by British jazz band Sons of Kemet released on 9 September 2013 by Naim Records label. This album, and their running series of critically acclaimed performances led to them winning the 'Best Jazz Act' in the 2013 MOBO Awards.
After Hours is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer The Weeknd, released on March 20, 2020, by XO and Republic Records. Primarily produced by the Weeknd, it features a variety of producers, including DaHeala, Illangelo, Max Martin, Metro Boomin, and OPN, most of whom the Weeknd had worked with previously.
The second album of Sault follows their debut "5" which came out just three months prior to this one. Heads all over the world were still in awe of "5", when all of a sudden "7" dropped. Now, by the end of 2020, they are four critically acclaimed albums deep into buiding their own legacy.
Sons of Kemet returns in 2021 with their new album Black To The Future. The follow up to 2018’s Mercury Prize nominated breakout release Your Queen Is A Reptile. This is their 4th record, and 2nd on impulse! Compared with ”Your Queen is a Reptile”, this album has featured vocalists and more of an emphasis on fuller compositions and arrangements.
Dr Boondigga & the Big BW is the second studio album by the New Zealand group Fat Freddy's Drop, released on 2 June 2009 on The Drop. The album became a number-one album in New Zealand in its first week of release and was certified Platinum in four days. It has since been certified 2x Platinum.
First Word Records is extremely proud to welcome aboard Takuya Kuroda.A highly-respected trumpeter born in Kobe, Japan, Takuya is a forward-thinking musician that has developed a unique hybrid sound, blending soulful jazz, funk, post-bop, fusion and hip hop music.
From his earlier work with pioneering London production outfits like Bugz In The Attic, DKD, Silhouette Brown, Blakai, Likwid Biskit, Neon Phusion and Agent K, to his recent releases and collaborations with Dego and the extended 2000black family, Kaidi Tatham is one of the most quietly influential British artists of his time.
Multi-Instrumentalist, and immensely experienced electronic producer Kaidi Tatham will be best known for his work as part of the London based DJ collective "Bugz in the Attic" from the early 2000s who were pivotal for broken beat evolution throughout London.
-> "Good Love" releases... 23rd April 2021 (Digital)14th May 2021 (Physical)-> Announcement on 21st Jan 2021-> Previous support from Gilles Peterson, Toddla T, Mary Anne Hobbs, Bonobo, Laurent Garnier, Ben UFO, Jamz Supernova (BBC 1Xtra) and much more!-> Album features founder of Bugz in the Attic - Afronaut.-> 17,000 monthly listeners on Spotify
Reprise is the 19th studio album by American musician Moby, released on May 28, 2021 by Deutsche Grammophon. It features orchestral and acoustic arrangements of songs from his career, performed by the Budapest Art Orchestra, a string quartet, along with multiple guest artists.
Breaking 11 years of silence, much anticipated album, Butterfly Effect from DJ Krush was released in 2015! There were so many things happening on our planet, both act of God and all the disasters that human beings make. Very little difference in the initial condition affects everything and it becomes a big difference with time and it appears in front of us.