Zara McFarlane’s Expansive Jazz Vision — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=2468739601/album=1145363017/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ The singer has found a perfect balance between the Jamaican music of her youth and the modern jazz she’s known for. via Zara McFarlane’s Expansive Jazz Vision — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading Zara McFarlane’s Expansive Jazz Vision — Bandcamp Daily

The Truth About Irish Hip Hop: Documentary charts Ireland’s emerging hip hop scene

The Truth About Irish Hip Hop is a new documentary charting how emerging rappers and veterans are carving out a scene in Ireland. Directed and produced by Gavin FitzGerald & Mark Hayes, the documentary looks at the changing attitudes towards the once-foreign art form, featuring native Ireland-ers, as well as the many people from other nations and cultures that have come to call Ireland home. The Truth … Continue reading The Truth About Irish Hip Hop: Documentary charts Ireland’s emerging hip hop scene

IG Culture’s Selectors Assemble Isn’t a Broken Beat Revival, It’s a Brand New Chapter — Bandcamp Daily

The origin and epic comeback of this U.K. broken beat community, as it evolves into a new generation. via IG Culture’s Selectors Assemble Isn’t a Broken Beat Revival, It’s a Brand New Chapter — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading IG Culture’s Selectors Assemble Isn’t a Broken Beat Revival, It’s a Brand New Chapter — Bandcamp Daily

Ezra Collective share Sun Ra cover, Space is the Place, from forthcoming EP

London’s Ezra Collective have shared their blissful take on Sun Ra’s Space is the Place. Space is the Place, mixed by Floating Points and recorded at Abbey Road, is the first track from the “jazz-meets-afrobeat-meets-hip-hop” five piece’s forthcoming second EP, Juan Pablo: The Philosopher. On the six-track EP, Juan Pablo: The Philosopher, Ezra Collective pay respect to jazz greats before them, whilst adding their timeless and boundless energy and … Continue reading Ezra Collective share Sun Ra cover, Space is the Place, from forthcoming EP

El Búho charts his time and travels in Mexico on Tamoanchan EP

Tropical music producer El Búho’s latest release Tamoanchan EP is a “humble dedication” to the people, the beauty, the landscapes and the the darkness of México. Having spent two years living in Mexico City and travelling around the country, El Búho charts his time through four tracks on Tamoanchan, featuring cumbia rhythms, deep basses and wavering flutes, alongside field recordings of crickets, forests and festivals. Cumbia de Totl (Cumbia of the Owl … Continue reading El Búho charts his time and travels in Mexico on Tamoanchan EP

Nomade Orquestra’s EntreMundos mini documentary

Brazilian electro-jazz outfit, Nomade Orquestra have launched a mini documentary to tie in with the release of their second album, EntreMundos. The mini documentary shows the creative benefits of fusing hedonism with spirituality, and gives an insight into life and politics in São Paulo, where the 10-piece band are based. It also shows footage from the studio sessions at Red Bull Studios where the album was recorded. Describing their … Continue reading Nomade Orquestra’s EntreMundos mini documentary