Not as flame as "Chicken Stomp," the first track from Bastien Keb's forthcoming 22.05.85 is a bit of a slow-burner, but it's a promising taste of more to come.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017
WAAAAY back in March of 2016 I featured a cut from this duo and it ended up being my number one song of 2016. It's pretty much twelve months to the day that the pair finally drop a full-length - Hemispheres - on Jakarta Records. Here's the first single.
The actual uprising may happen sooner (cough cough Saturday? cough), but UPRISING, the debut record from Miles Mosley - a Kamasi Washington collaborator - comes out in just 11 days. Mark your calendar accordingly. That's the one that notes it's Martin Luther King Jr. day today.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Out of North Carolina and and out on Golden Brown in April, Venomous Blossoms from Shadowgraphs seems hella promising based on "Countryside" and that swirling organ.
Had kinda forgotten about Minus the Bear. But "Invisible" puts them back on the radar with those great guitars and a killer hook that has me looking forward to Voids release on March 3, 2017 on Suicide Squeeze.
Friday, January 6, 2017
This instrumental from one of my favourite discoveries of 2016, Shadow J. Brown, is a nice easy way to slide into 2017. The bass is insistent but those keys are mellow af.