This autumn will see the release of Blue Note Re:imagined; a brand-new collection of classic Blue Note tracks, reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents. Blue Note boasts an illustrious catalogue that traces the entire history of jazz and the Re:imagined project features music originally created by some of...
Son of G Rap is a collaborative album by hip hop artists Kool G Rap and 38 Spesh. The special edition features new cover art! The album is considered a homage to the impact Kool G Rap has made on the culture of Hip Hop and a passing of the torch to the younger artist 38 Spesh.
Moka Only’s much anticipated follow up album titled “It Can Do”, is now available on vinyl LP via URBNET. The instrumental aspect of the new release is a clear nod to the future of where the artist is heading to, suggesting that instrumental composition is at the very heart of Moka’s being.
Influential jazz collective Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids return with an epic new opus, ‘Shaman!’, released on 7th August featuring a fresh line-up including original 1970s Pyramids member Dr. Margaux Simmons on flute, Bobby Cobb on guitar, long-term associate Sandra Poindexter on violin, Ruben Ramos on bass, Gioele Pagliaccia on drums and Jack Yglesias...
Rostrum is proud to release the first vinyl issue of K.I.D.S., the fourth mixtape by American rapper Mac Miller. It was originally released by Rostrum Records on August 13, 2010 as a free mixtape via DatPiff, and commercially released digitally earlier this year. The title is a play on words, as an acronym for "Kickin' Incredibly Dope Shit" and a...
Rainbow Blonde Records proudly releases the 10th Anniversary Edition of José James critically acclaimed sophomore album Blackmagic. Featuring lo-fi hip-hop production from legendary producers Flying Lotus, Moodymann and Taylor McFerrin, Blackmagic saw James embracing his role as “the Jazz singer for the hip-hop generation.”
Like a turbo-powered, intergalactic elevator ride, Manfredo Fest's Brazilian Dorian Dream builds on the principle of the modal diatonic scales of the Dorian mode, with influences of Brazilian rhythms, North American jazz and funk, and music of the European baroque and romantic era.
Ta-Ku's Songs To Break Up To is at once volatile and firm, despairing and optimistic, vague and shockingly clear. It's an album that is deeply personal, yet it is able to resonate almost universally with humanity - because while we live in a society of relationships, marriages, and love affairs, we also live in a society of breakups and mistakes. VIBES!
Fish Outta Water is the first studio album by Jurassic 5 front-member Chali 2na. It was released on Decon in 2009. It features guest appearances from Talib Kweli, Anthony Hamilton, Beenie Man, and the Marley brothers Damian and Stephen. Chali 2na, is an American rapper, associated with the groups Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli. He is known for his baritone and...
Wu Hen is the sophomore album from Kamaal Williams - an invitation to elevate to a higher state. Cinematic strings from Miguel-Atwood Ferguson and virtuoso saxophone from Quinn Mason are textural additions that make for a deeper, multi-layered experience than previous releases.
Love is the tenth studio album and eighth major label studio album by Canadian-Italian singer Michael Bublé, released on November 16, 2018, by Reprise Records. It is supported by the lead single "When I Fall in Love". In an interview, Bublé was quoted as saying that Love would be his final album, as his son's cancer diagnosis and subsequent remission made...
Free Nationals are best known as Anderson Paak's live band, until now. Band members Kelsey Gonzalez (Bass), Ron "Tnava" Avant (Keyboard/ Vocoder), Callum Connor (Drums) and José Rios (Guitar) have graced the stage at Coachella, opened for performers such as Beyoncé and completed World Tours alongside J.Cole, Bruno Mars - the list continues.
+(Plus) is a highly anticipated debut album from the British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran. The album features the Top 3 hit 'The a Team' which has already sold over 380,000 copies - making it the highest charting and biggest selling UK debut all year. 'The A Team' still resides firmly in the UK Top 5 eight weeks post release. It also features the oncoming...
Violator is the seventh studio album by English electronic music band Depeche Mode. It was first released on 19 March 1990 through Mute Records internationally, and through Sire and Reprise Records in the United States. Preceded by the singles "Personal Jesus" and "Enjoy the Silence" (a top-10 entry in both the United Kingdom and the United States), the...
On August 26, 2017, VOLBEAT became the first Danish band to headline and sell out their hometown venue, Denmark's Telia Parken, setting the record for the biggest show by a domestic artist in Denmark ever with over 48,250 people in attendance. To commemorate and immortalize the record-breaking event, the band will release their live album and concert...
Dean Martin was an American actor, singer and comedian. Martin established himself as a notable singer, recording numerous contemporary songs as well as standards from the Great American Songbook. He became one of the most popular acts in Las Vegas and was known for his friendship with fellow artists Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr., who together formed...
Sweetback is an English band composed of members from the band Sade, not including the frontwoman Sade Adu. They are a jazz/funk band with R&B overtones. Stuart Matthewman, Paul Denman and Andrew Hale had been recording with female vocalist Sade Adu since 1984. The group Sweetback formed in 1994 at the conclusion of Sade's Love Deluxe World Tour.
Michael Kiwanuka is a 30 year old British soul singer. He has released two albums since being signed in 2011. He has received many accolades since then, and he recorded several of his songs at The Royal Albert Hall in 2017 for the live EP Out Loud, being released for RSD 2018 on 180g vinyl.
Tical is the debut studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man. It was released November 15, 1994, by Def Jam Records. It was the first Wu-Tang solo album released after the group's debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993). Similar to all first generation solo Wu-Tang projects, Tical was mainly produced by group member RZA, who...
Vinyl: The Art of Making Records is a celebration of the medium's fascinating history and triumphant rebirth. From weighty 78s to feisty 45s, from eccentric Eps to legendary long-players, it brings vinyl off the shelves and out of the crates.
Public Enemy has been the most musically and politically radical rap group in the country. Their sheer presence was revolutionary: from racially charged lyrics to the iconic b-boy in the crosshairs logo, Chuck D, Flava Flav, and the rest were at the forefront of a changing rap scene.
Peter Benjaminson pays tribute to the remarkable life of Mary Wells through a fascinating biography. His relentless research has resulted in not only a riveting tale of Wells's many personal battles but also a gripping snapshot of the music industry in which she worked.
The Prodigy were prowling the underground of the UK rave scene, first as a blistering demo of tunes by the 'prodigious' teenage Liam Howlett, then latterly with their breakthrough masterpiece, Music for the Jilter Generation. Martin Roach was present throughout the band's early years and documented their rise to fame from the underground into the bright...
In Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain, Charles R. Cross, author of the New York Times bestselling Cobain biography Heavier Than Heaven, examines the legacy of the Nirvana front man and takes on the question: why does Kurt Cobain still matter so much, 20 years after his death?
Holiday is widely considered to be the greatest jazz singer of all time. Dozens of singers were influenced by her in her own time, including Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Frank Sinatra. Racism, drugs, alcohol and the men who abused her are all dealt with in this warts-and-all biography.
The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one of the biggest and most influential cultural figures of the twentieth century. But the singer known as the 'Hardest Working Man in Show Business' was also an immensely troubled, misunderstood and complicated man.
Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebels is a compelling and intimate story of northern soul, Britain's most fascinating musical underground scene, and takes the reader on a journey into the iconic clubs that made it famous - The Twisted Wheel, The Torch, Wigan Casino, Blackpool Mecca and Cleethorpes Pier.
Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos that ripped through the city in 1967 and tore it apart in personal, political and interracial disputes.
The Encyclopedia of Reggae is packed with hundreds of rare photographs, profiles of the influential performers, impresarios, and producers from the golden age, and fascinating sidebars showing the wide-ranging influence of reggae.
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