Osunlade | Berlin's Calling
It’s been a while since we posted anything from Osunlade so this is a super special treat. If you are not familiar with Yoruba Records’ founder Osunlade you might be surprised to know that he has worked with some amazing artists like Roy Ayers and Patti Labelle, Masters At Work, Erro and then some. Rooted in the spiritual traditions of Yoruba, his music has this melodic yet deep and...
Label ♥ | Volume 2
June 2010 marked the first installation of an amazing selection of music from some incredible record labels worldwide entitled, Label ♥. Compiled by music lover and Stateside Tru Thoughts first lady, Jasmine De La Paz, Label ♥ continues to push the boundaries of what it means to be musically progressive. By carefully crafting a mixture of hip hop, down tempo, jazz, funk, soul and dubstep into...
GB | The Universal Constant
GB just posted up a couple jawns he recorded back in 2001. They are still absolute fire. Always been a fan! “Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker is the principal composer/producer and director of GIFTED & BLESSED. He is most widely known for his work under the pseudonym GB. Having worked with a variety of standout musicians including Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, J*DaVeY, Steve Spacek, Baatin...
Karlmarx | The Mists
Germany’s own Melting Pot Music label has just signed Karlmarx, brothers Isaac Aesili (aka Karl) and Mark McNeill (aka Marx) from New Zealand. The Mists EP is the first taster from their forthcoming full-length, The Karlmarx Project dropping in spring next year. Judging from the single Mists (download it below) the duo has this unique sound that fuses electronic, hip hop lofi uptempo...
Fulgeance | Glamoure EP + MIX
Ohai there. We totally spaced on posting this fantastic new EP, GLAMOURE, from Paris-based Fulgeance that came out last month and just got a rude awakening when we saw his label post a sweet new mix with some of the tracks off the EP. Get ready to get FONKY. What Musique Large had to say about this fly new mix: “So, ok, we know that we already spammed a lot with this new...
Kidkanevil | Basho Basho Remixed Remixed
Back in October we had a post by the title “Kidkanevil and stuff” - what a proper title huh? HA. To leave the “and stuff” part in there was super appropriate because this dood is doing so much in this musical world! As of late his Basho Basho remix album has been remixed once again by folks like LA’s Tokimonsta and Daedelus as well as Singapore’s Cherry Chan...
Taylor McFerrin + Ryat
Came across this video a couple days ago and have probably listened to it 10 times so definitely had to share! http://taylormcferrin.com/ http://www.ryat.info/ Taylor McFerrin & Ryat Jam Session from Simon Benjamin on Vimeo.