Blade Runner 2049's score was composed in tandem by Hans Zimmer and his longtime collaborator Benjamin Wallfisch. The duo was brought in somewhat later in the production process, after the score’s initial composer, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, ceased involvement due to creative differences.
Tru Thoughts presents Covers 3 the third instalment of the label’s "Covers" compilation series, compiled by A&R, label co-founder and renowned DJ Robert Luis. The release brings together unique and captivating cover versions by past and present artists on the roster, which have been released and loved as album tracks, singles or one-offs alongside...
Mekbuda, translated from Arabic is the "lion's folded paw" as well as a star in the constellation of Gemini and in this case Russia's preeminent entry into the burgeoning contemporary jazz scene with their debut album Convincing Delusional.
Bubba is the second studio album by Canadian electronic music producer Kaytranada, released by RCA Records on December 13, 2019. The album's release was preceded by the release of the single "10%" which featured singer Kali Uchis, which was released on December 9, 2019. In the lead-up to the album release, Igloofest, a winter music festival, announced...
After wowing us over several months with their Song Machine collaborations, Gorillaz have confirmed that the full collection, ‘Song Machine: Season One - Strange Timez’, will be landing on 23rd October.
Keleketla! is an expansive collaborative project, reaching outward from Johannesburg to London, Lagos, L.A. and West Papua, “Keleketla!” started as a musical meeting ground between Ninja Tune cofounders Coldcut and a cadre of South African musicians, including the raw, South African-accented jazz styles of Sibusile Xaba, and rapper Yugen Blakrok (Black...
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.
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...
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.
The Return is a natural evolution from the Yussef Kamaal project, mining the influence of visionary jazz but blended with all kinds of texture, sounds and signals from the over-saturated London streets. Notable tracks for old and new listeners are ‘Salaam', 'Situations', 'Medina', 'LDN Shuffle' which features Mansur Brown (of Mansur's Message).
Flamagra is the sixth studio album by American record producer Flying Lotus (Steven Ellison), released on May 24, 2019 by Warp Records. It is his first album since 2014's You're Dead!. The album also features contributions from Anderson Paak, George Clinton, Little Dragon, Tierra Whack, Denzel Curry, Shabazz Palaces, Thundercat, Toro y Moi and Solange.
OK Computer is the third studio album by English rock band Radiohead, released on 21 May 1997 on EMI subsidiaries Parlophone and Capitol Records. The members of Radiohead self-produced the album with Nigel Godrich, an arrangement they have used for their subsequent albums.
Kid A is the fourth studio album by the English rock band Radiohead, released on 2 October 2000 by Parlophone. After the stress of promoting Radiohead's acclaimed 1997 album OK Computer, songwriter Thom Yorke envisioned a radical change in direction.
Auntie Flo joins the Brownswood roster to deliver his third and most ambitious album to date - Radio Highlife. The Glasgow-raised producer, of Goan-Kenyan heritage, has often featured collaborators from different spots he’s visited, and this new record takes that approach to another level.
Producer and multi-instrumentalist J-Felix returns with his future blend of boogie, p-funk, disco and soul on his sophomore album ‘Whole Again Hooligan’. Influenced by the musicianship of Roy Hargrove’s The RH Factor, James Brown and George Clinton.
Sunny Side Up is a heavy new compilation from Brownswood shines a light on the independent underground in Melbourne, where a close-knit collection of artists have taken cues from soul, jazz and club culture to carve out a fresh Melbournian sound. The record surveys the musical contours of this bubbling scene, nodding to house, broken beat, samba, p-funk...
Theodosii Spassov and Ivan Shopov have created a fertile music environment, generously and carefully nurtured by the piano of regular collaborator Dimitar Bodurov, whose work is to be found in most of the pieces. InFusion is a complex, multifaceted record that starts deceivingly calm and climaxes with beautiful and primal intensity.
Konfusion is Skalpel's second album on Ninja Tune, following along the heels of their 2004 full length debut, self titled Skalpel. The instrumental loungy sound of the LP borders funky trip-hop, but is undeniably jazz infused with samples of Hammond, saxophones, and laid back drum strolls.