The Roots percussionist Stro Elliot, follows up his 2016 self-titled SCM debut with a new ep featuring a variety of Moods, from the downtempo flip of Bilal on “Hey Slim”, to the bang-your-fucking-head-off slaps of “FTL”. Tributes are paid to lost greats and classics of old are made new again. Kanye fucks with Stro. You should too.
Funk & Soul Drum Breaks is undoubtedly one of the best break collections in existence. Countless hit hip hop records have sampled these amazing drum loops. They've been gathered from some of the rarest vinyl available, then cleaned and looped nicely. Perfect for your sampler and jugglers alike. Update your arsenal with 20 fresh selections for your...
Boora explores Soviet jazz archives of the 60s and 70s, scientific documentaries, folk music and sounds of nature to bring you the raw and unique sound experience straight out of Moscow, Russia. "The Art of 10 Seconds" consists of beats composed on the legendary EMU SP 1200.
Koralle is the new moniker of Lorenzo Nada, a musician, beatmaker and producer from Bologna, Italy. Nada is best known for his project Godblesscomputers, which kicked off a couple of years ago while he was living in Berlin. After releasing four albums / EPs and touring Europe with a four piece band Nada is heading into a new direction as Koralle.
Sniper Beats - Underscores for Drama & Action contains 13 instrumental tracks from Lewis Parker’s vast production collection. Each track was originally selected by Lewis and recorded raw out of the SP-1200 (with no external samplers involved). Those same tracks have now been remastered for this limited and much anticipated vinyl release.
By Nights is 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. The cover art is a photo taken of a dusk-time basket ball hoop, using a design by Dirty Hans.
Over the past 15 years, Freddie Joachim has released many albums and singles, the majority with the San Francisco based label, Mellow Orange. His signature jazzy and soulful sound can be heard across all of his releases. And as Freddie grows and matures, so does his music. This is particularly evident in his latest release, "Beyond The Sea of Trees", with...
Manu Katché went to the Conservatoire but his musical origins are to be found in rock music. Even though the drummer extraordinaire has listened to a lot of jazz music, he hasn't played that much of it. The case gets even harder to crack when you listen to Katché's tenth album, The ScOpe, where he digs deep into the roots of groove music all the while...
"Ironside" is Ruby Rushton’s 4th studio album and most complete work to date. It was recorded over a 2 day session at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. Ironside sees the band continuing to push boundaries, and lead the way, with this new genre defying recording.
"The Word Was Made Phresh" is the name of Phresoul’s new album, out on March 22nd on Hyperjazz Records. Seven instrumental tracks, tight and essential, which bring into sharp focus the talent and versatility of one of recent years’ most interesting groups in the jazz, hip-hop, and alternative-rock scenes.
Named after the theoretical breakdown of the basic elements of conscious experience, Alfa Mist's latest album 'Structuralism' is based around a conversation between Mist and his sister, discussing themes of debate culture and personal growth and is an intricate and profound glimpse into the East London artist's battles with self and the societal pressures...
Last Jazz Club, a duo consisting of San Diego MC, Veks, & Denmark Beatmaker/DJ, Mike B, are bringing you Under The Influence - A bit more than an EP, perhaps its a mini-LP! Essential release for any heads who support that vintage 90s sound.
"Green Onions" is the debut album by Booker T. & the M.G.'s, released on Stax Records in October 1962. The title single had been a hit worldwide and was covered by dozens of artists, including the Blues Brothers and Roy Buchanan (both with Steve Cropper on guitars), as well as The Ventures, Al Kooper, The Shadows, Mongo Santamaría and Count Basie.
Having released music under various aliases over the last decade - most famously as Renegades Of Jazz, as well as recent incarnation Dem Juju Poets and his Latin outfit Mankoora - celebrated producer and DJ, David Hanke, has gone back to his blissful electronic roots with his latest project, Keno.
Let's Take A Trip by Tall Black Guy, released 04 November 2016. Terrel Wallace, known as Tall Black Guy, is a hip-hop producer who specializes in a mellow and layered sample-based sound that seems to place equal emphasis on atmosphere and musicality.