Maybe the greatest work so far from guitarist Matt Hudson – an album that's more jazz-based than previous efforts, and which has a sense of flow that's really classic! Dave Holloway plays some really wonderful keyboards on the record – round warm sounds from an electro piano, as well ... (Jazz, New Grooves)read moreCD
Call it neo-classical, post-classical, or whatever you want – there's been a heck of a lot of new sounds and styles happening in the world of "serious" music – recordings that include both newly experimental work from artists who'd previously played in a more conventional mode ... (Classical, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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The second Soul Session is every bit as great as the first – a wonderful blend of contemporary rhythms and crackling vocals – served up by producer Ralph Keifer, with help from guests who include Georgia Anne Muldrow, Anaj, Tokunbo, Omar, and Fatma Tazegul! Rhythms are relatively spare ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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Twit One —
Hay Luv ... LP Melting Pot (Germany), 2017. New Copy ...
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Largely instrumental jazzy and soulful hip hop from Cologne's Twit One! There's a lot of lively instrumentation at play on TO's work, floating over the headnodding beatcraft that keeps it comfortably in a timeless hip hop mode. We really love the way piano and keys are layered in, but there's lots ... (Hip Hop, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A key step in the path from The Housemartins to Fatboy Slim – Norman Cook's first big dancefloor excursion, and a super-big hit that sounds surprisingly nice these days! (Soul, New Grooves)12-inch, Vinyl record
Joe Clausell is a reason to celebrate – as his magic ear and wonderful talents as a producer/remixer have returned a new soulfulness to dance music, infusing the once-cold New York scene with a warmth brought on through a lifetime of musical influences! Joe shares those influences ... (Funky Compilations, New Grooves)read moreCD
Hip hop instrumentals from Japan's Blue In Green – a composer/producer with roots in bossa steeped jazz! He's a really fine job of blending the worlds of golden age of hip hip loving syncopated beats with really fresh and lively sounding jazzy piano and guitar and other elements from both ... (Hip Hop, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Really beautiful stuff from this very cool group – music that seems to resonate in a special space between 70s AOR and underground pop of the following decade – touched by some jazz aspects in the instrumentation, and delivered with a vibe that's as as poetic as the title! The core ... read moreCD
A record that's as stark as its cover – a very cool collaboration from LA beatmaker GB (Gifted & Blessed) and British singer Yeofi Andoh – done in a style that may well be opening up whole new frontiers for underground cosmic soul! The record's got a nicely rough vibe – songs ... (Neo Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic second set from the team of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One – working here with some great help from Will Sessions on a number of tracks – an artist who really ups the funky ante of the record! The vibe is mostly in an early 80s funk mode – strong boogie grooves in the ... (Deep Funk, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
These guys never stop being great! Organist/keyboardist James Taylor has been a mainstay of the London scene for years – moving through a range of styles over the years, but always staying true to his soul jazz roots, and his love of classic funky jazz. This album's a perfect extension of ... (Neo Soul, New Grooves)read moreCD
Here's one man who could single-handedly save the future of air travel – as he's got an approach to the industry that brings back all its best moments! This delightful set of tracks is a tribute to the sound of 70s air tra vel – and features tunes that combine current Japanese ... read moreCD