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.
To Believe is the fifth studio album by the British group The Cinematic Orchestra. It was released on 15 March 2019 through Ninja Tune and Domino. It is the group's first album in 12 years following Ma Fleur (2007), and was supported by a tour in the second quarter of 2019.
Take Me to the Alley is the fourth studio album by Gregory Porter, released on May 6, 2016 through Blue Note Records. It earned Porter a 2017 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album. The album was recorded in Hollywood and New York City between September and October 2015.
Nat King Cole & Me is the fifth studio album by American jazz musician and singer Gregory Porter. He sings songs that were either recorded by or inspired by Nat King Cole. It was released by Blue Note Records and Decca Records on October 27, 2017. Porter has cited Cole as an important part of his childhood and an influence on his career.
New Zealand juggernaut Fat Freddy's Drop return with a new studio album, 'Special Edition Part 1'. The 45rpm vinyl edition is produced with a different track order across four sides and promises to deliver super fat loud audio.Sides A & C 33 rpm, Sides B and D 45 rpm.
Blackbird is the third studio album by the New Zealand group Fat Freddy's Drop, released on 21 June 2013 on their own record label, The Drop. The album was a critical and commercial success, spending 4 weeks at the top of the New Zealand albums chart, and has been certified Platinum.
Antonio Neves - A Pegada Agora E Essa (The Sway Now)(FAR OUT RECORDINGS, 2021)
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen - Inspiration Information 4 (Strut Records, 2021, Repress) We are happy to announce the first reissue of this long out-of-print and sought after release.
Solution were a Dutch rock band that were active from 1970 to 1983, with an additional reunion taking place in 2006. Solution is their impressive self-titled debut album, which was recorded over just three consecutive days in 1971. Blending psychedelic and prog with jazz, Solution created a unique sound.
Semilla is a collaborative album by multi-instrumentalist Pachakuti and producer young.vishnu. Pachakuti is a classical trained saxophonist and pianist with strong leanings towards jazz and latin music. young.vishnu is a beatmaker, arranger, sampleologist and the founder of the Nima Composition Archive.