I’m on a music kick this Saturday afternoon! Spent a lazy afternoon feeling uplifted since music has a way of creeping into my spirit like that. Started by tuning in to the sounds of one of my favourite radio selectors, Gilles Peterson (amazing show today, featuring Lonnie Liston Smith and plenty of spiritual jazz and [...]
Check out this new short film by Kahlil Joseph, with music by Flying Lotus from his highly anticipated new album, Until The Quiet Comes, due out on October 1st/2nd on Warp Records. The album features collaborations with artists such as Erykah Badu and Thom Yorke. Go here for film credits, more info on the [...]
The awesome peeps at studiofeed invited lifelong friend Kevin Reigh and I to do a monthly radio/video program centred on reggae and reggae/dub- related vibes. It’s called the Bass Kultcha show and you can watch the video or download the audio of each session from here. Be sure to check out the studiofeed site as [...]
Been feeling this self-released debut EP for a little while now (thanks to the music head behind this site). The talented 22-year-old Mara Hruby has a voice as sultry and smooth as honey and unbelievably, she’s unsigned.. but probably not for much longer since she’s been gaining growing attention since bursting onto the scene in [...]
Director Lucas Duchemin contacted us to share this video which has been authorized by Circus Company to be labelled as the unofficial music video for “Keep Me There” off of Nicolas Jaar‘s new album, Space Is Only Noise (released in February on Circus Company). Lucas says: “I’m a great fan of Nicolas Jaar’s music, a [...]
Video by Matt Ferran New official video for Onra‘s “Sitting Back” is collage dopeness! That’s right, ya’ll.. throw your hands in the air for the ’80s! p.s. Don’t forget to revisit the interview I did with Onra when he was in town last Fall.
When I really like a tune, I’ll listen to it over and over for awhile without getting tired of it, and this song by Brooklyn’s Taylor McFerrin (with vocals by Ryat) has been on endless repeat for the past little while. Haunting and beautiful, from the forthcoming Early Riser full length on Brainfeeder. Not your typical Brainfeeder [...]
I don’t think I’ve ever hit the ‘zone’ this hard, especially at a family get together (that’s what it looks like?). But damn, this is what dancing and having a good time is all about. Nobody rocks it like these boys do. Thanks to Claus for this one!
Getting into the ‘work zone’ at the office or studio is a common experience for everyone one, whatever job you do. Today was one of those days, where once the headphones were on, they stayed on until the work got done (midnight). Fueled on a large double Americano, and a very loud bumping playlist (for [...]
This month, we remember J Dilla along with the rest of the world. Watch the full video, just released today: Created in 2006, this remembrance piece is created as a tribute to the memory and legacy of James “J.Dilla” Yancey. This is a piece designed for his fans and supporters who knew of his [...]