Fresh on the heels of their critically acclaimed Hurricane Season In Brooklyn album, drummer and studio don Amon returns to his Analog Players Society project with a 3 track excavation entitled CKY to JFK Vol. 1.
La Musique Numerique (French for Digital Music) is the second full length LP by AM & Shawn Lee and blends early digital technology with decade blurring songwriting transporting listeners deeper into the sonic crates from which the music was born.
Take two classic, soulful Hip Hop cuts and add some folk flavours and allow to simmer – this is what you get… Mos Def’s ‘Umi Says’ and The Pharcyde’s ‘Runnin’ get a loving reinterpretation from Ben Smith of Smith and Mudd fame… The release got spins and praise from Radio 1′s Rob Da Bank and Gilles Peterson, meaning you should really check this one out!
This second volume in the series of ‘Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International’ selections from the Paris DJs Soundsystem is the follow-up to the ‘Dis Is Good For You’ compilation from last year, one of Paris DJs’ bestseller since the media morphed into a label. The compilation was cooked up by Paris DJs honcho Djouls with the help of co-founders Loik Dury and Grant Phabao, going through hundreds of songs and instrumentals in order to refine a full hour trip of messing-with-your-mind grooves.
The story of Take Berlin is about chance. In the winter of 2011, Jesse pulled a beat-up, old cassette deck from a pile of snow in Brooklyn. A few months later, at a festival on the Baltic Sea, he met Yvonne, who was performing with soul legends Gwen McCrae and Ann Sexton. The two met briefly backstage [...]
Here’s the new video for Action Bronson’s latest single Strictly 4 My Jeeps. Taking place in Queens, New York, the video stars Riff Raff, pitbulls, big beautiful women, and a big ol’ badass jeep.