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

U.K. Dance Label Rhythm Section’s Guiding Rule: “Good Parties, Good Music” — Bandcamp Daily

From smoky and seedy broken-beat to spiraling deep house, Rhythm Section International is making dance music for the ages. via U.K. Dance Label Rhythm Section’s Guiding Rule: “Good Parties, Good Music” — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading U.K. Dance Label Rhythm Section’s Guiding Rule: “Good Parties, Good Music” — Bandcamp Daily

Tom Misch’s 5 Day Mischon: 5 Days, 5 Artists, 5 soulful tracks

Producer, Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tom Misch has created a soul-filled, soulful EP, 5 Day Mischon, featuring five tracks recorded over five days and featuring five artists. With Tom Misch on guitar, violin, keys and on the production front, the five track EP features Carmody, Novelist, Will Heard, Kaidi Akinnibi, and Tobie Tripp. The 5 Day Mischon EP boasts different soundscapes crossing soul, neo soul, jazz breaks and … Continue reading Tom Misch’s 5 Day Mischon: 5 Days, 5 Artists, 5 soulful tracks

Drummer Richard Spaven teams up with Jordan Rakei on new single, The Self

Drummer and producer Richard Spaven has teamed up with soulful vocalist Jordan Rakei on his latest track, The Self. Drawing on dubstep drums and a sweet melody, The Self is a perfect partnership between a pair of musicians keeping it about the music first and foremost as the low key video reveals. The Self is the title track from Richard Spaven’s forthcoming album of the same … Continue reading Drummer Richard Spaven teams up with Jordan Rakei on new single, The Self

Blue Lab Beats release Keep Moving single from forthcoming Freedom EP

Blue Lab Beats team up with saxophone player Nubiya Garcia to create some jazz, beats and blues vibes. The track, Keep Moving, will feature on the London production duo’s forthcoming Freedom EP. Blue Lab Beats Keep Moving featuring Nubya Garcia is out now. Blue Lab Beats’s Freedom EP is available to pre-order now Rosalind Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is a writer specialising in … Continue reading Blue Lab Beats release Keep Moving single from forthcoming Freedom EP

Blue Lab Beats: Working jazz and soul into a hip hop format

Blue Lab Beats, the twosome behind some of the freshest beats, melodies and multi-instrumentals with a hip hop/soul/jazz vibe, play their first headline gig at Jazz re:freshed tomorrow night. The North London-based production duo, Blue Lab Beats – who have produced remixes for the likes of Jodie Abacus, Dua Lipa and Rag’n’Bone Man, and collaborated and worked with the likes of The Age Of L.U.N.A, songstress Ruby … Continue reading Blue Lab Beats: Working jazz and soul into a hip hop format

Karriem Riggins releases second solo album, Headnod Suite

Jazz drummer and hip hop producer, Karriem Riggins, drops his second solo album, Headnod Suite, on Stones Throw Records this Friday. The 29-track album, Headnod Suite, is an album of hip hop instrumentals. Although less evidently jazz than his first album, 2012’s Alone Together, the influence that is clearly in Karriem Riggin’s DNA and bloodline is still there and shows its face on tracks, just like … Continue reading Karriem Riggins releases second solo album, Headnod Suite

Onra’s Chinoiseries Pt.3 album brings the series to an epic finale

Onra returns for his third and final offering from the Chinoiseries of beats fused with Chinese music from the ’60s and ’70s. The album, Chinoiseries Pt.3, which is released on 10 March, comes almost 10 years since the producer introduced the first album of the series, Chinoiseries Pt.1. With Chinoiseries Pt.3, Onra continues to take the listener on an atmospheric and nostalgic journey through his repertoire of Chinese music from … Continue reading Onra’s Chinoiseries Pt.3 album brings the series to an epic finale