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Zane Lowe premiered another brilliant track from Nabuma Rubberband.

Since seeing Little Dragon at Body & Soul just under two years ago, it was clear that the Swedish band had exceeded the parameters and musicianship of their recorded material. It’s something that’s been increasingly evident through the band’s showing of versatility: working with Big Boi, their new single ‘Klapp Klapp’ and now ‘Paris’, the… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2014

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Beautiful jazz electronica from the Brainfeeder musician and son of Bobby.

Brooklyn musical polymath (producer, composer, pianist, DJ and live musician) Taylor McFerrin (son of Bobby – ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’) will release his debut LP Early Riser on Brainfeeder in June and much like Flying Lotus, his influences are firmly in the realm of soul, jazz, hip-hop and electronica. His debut has been long in… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2014

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ratking

Danny Brown x Rawkus x Company Flow NYC hip-hop.

RatKing first popped up here last week with their King Krule-featuring track ‘So Sick Stories’ and their XL/Hot Charity-released album So It Goes is out this week and well worth your investigation if you like grimey Danny Brown meets Rawkus meets Company Flow NYC hip-hop. Check out the great NYC-set video by Eric K. Yue… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2014

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kelis

A beguiling remix of the Food album slow cut.

After Mount Kimbie’s grower of a remix for Kelis’ other track ‘Jerk Ribs’ and the recent dancefloor rework from Breach and others, Machinedrum has stepped up and turned in an equally beguiling remix of Food album slow cut ‘Runnin’. Kelis was recently in the studio with Mr Moroder. She’s also lined up for Sea Sessions…. Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2014

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Printer Clips _ Paul Noonan (Rich Gilligan)

The Bell X1 man gets his collab on.

Printer Clips is Paul Noonan’s new project where he teams up with Joan As Policewoman, Lisa Hannigan, Martha Wainwright, Gemma Hayes, Amy Millan, Julia Stone, Danielle Harrison, Cathy Davey, Maria Doyle Kennedy & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh for new music. A self-titled album is coming on May 23rd but before that there’ll be two EPs featuring the… Read more »

Posted on April 8th, 2014

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Tune-Yards – ‘Wait For A Minute’

A slow R&B-style cut from Tune-Yards' new album.

Tune-Yards has a new album called Nikki Nack on May 2nd in Ireland on 4AD. You’ve probably already heard ‘Water Fountain’, a track that was very much in the established style of Tune-Yards. New track ‘Wait For A Minute’ is a bit more R&B than we’re used to from Merril Garbus.

Posted on April 8th, 2014

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devolutions

Your whistle song for the coming summer?

A sweet whistle-hook bright indie jam from the Boston band The Derevolutions. The band are Brett Boucher + Ana Karina and they appear to like making catchy happy music as you can hear in further evidence with the track ‘Automate Your Soul’ which sounds like The Go! Team doing something a bit more lo-fi. ‘Now… Read more »

Posted on April 8th, 2014

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tala

The debut track from an London/Iranian musician.

TĀLĀ is a fresh musician from London of Iranian descent who is putting the feelers out there about her own work after featuring on a track with T. Williams last year. Cultivating an aesthetic that references her ancestry, ‘The Duchess’, her debut track has an exotic quality to it – deep-low end, bright synth melodies,… Read more »

Posted on April 8th, 2014

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