A spacey, still soul-steeped bit of abstract beatcraft and vocals by Norvis Junior – a debut EP that should catapult him to the kind of acclaim you see from cats on the Brainfeeder camps and other progressive acts, circa the mid teens! Includes "Not Normal", "More Shakers" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The classic debut of Air – one of the fresher avant pop albums of the late 90s to say the least, and one of the best since then, too! Perhaps the greatest achievement here is how they deftly layer such broad influences of the preceding few decades – from soaring string film schools, to ... (Rock, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(10th Anniversary glow in the dark vinyl pressing – limited to indie stores!)
A great little idea for a project – one that has groovy sounds from the Agogo label reinterpreted by jazz arranger Lutz Krajenski – but always in a way that hangs on to all the soul of the originals! Lutz plays some really wonderful keyboards – deeply soulful throughout, in a ... read moreCD
Thiefs are a jazz combo at the core – outfitted with saxes, acoustic bass, and drums – but all three members also use a fair bit of electronics, and do so in a way that opens the door to a range of different voices that help shape the sound of the record! The mode is a bit like some of ... (Neo Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Thiefs are a jazz combo at the core – outfitted with saxes, acoustic bass, and drums – but all three members also use a fair bit of electronics, and do so in a way that opens the door to a range of different voices that help shape the sound of the record! The mode is a bit like some of ... (Neo Soul, New Grooves)read moreCD
Con Brio —
Explorer ... CD Transistor Sound, 2018. New Copy ...
Infectious live band soul from Con Brio! It's a 7-piece band based in San Francisco, but their sound and boundless energy draws all over the stylistic map, and spans eras, too. There's a bit of a timeless pop soul vibe with charismatic vocals and big, memorable hooks – backed by cool ... (Neo Soul, New Grooves)read moreCD
Includes mixes from Sasha, William Orbit, and Victor Calderone. (Soul, New Grooves)12-inch, Vinyl record
Nicolay & The Hot Nights —
Glaciers ... CD Foreign Exchange, 2018. New Copy ...
Just Sold Out!
Keyboardist, composer and aural adventurer Nicolay working with NC experimental jazzy fusion combo The Hot At Nights – mixing dense melodies and breezy atmosphere with a tight live band dynamic! We've admired Nicolay for a long time, and it's been rewarding to see and hear him evolve from ... read moreCD
Audio.nl ... CD Korm Plastics (Netherlands), Early 2000s. Used ...
(Out of print, packaged in a slim sleeve. Interior artwork has some pen.)
17 tracks in all, including "Inside My Mind" by Joe Smooth, "Dum Dum Cry" by Masters At Work, "We Came To Jack" by Secret Secret, "Boxhead" by Professor Funk, "Prince Of House Medley" by Jamie Principle, "DJ Mega Track" by Jackmaster Black ... (Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A group that's every bit as trippy as you might guess from their name, and the cover image on the set – working here in a post-jazz mode that's similar to other projects over the years from the Tru Thoughts label, especially the instrumental musings from the Nostalgia 77 side of the universe! ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Soil & Pimp Sessions —
Dapper ... CD Victor (Japan), 2018. New Copy ...
Just Sold Out!
This great Japanese combo are maybe even more dapper than usual here – still strongly tied up in their tradition of hard-hitting jazz, but also opening the door for work from some guest soul singers and MCs! Leader Shacho is usually the "agitator" in the group – calling out ... read moreCD
The first full length from Cold Cut, with their big hits "people Hold On" and "Doctorin' The House", plus their other cut and paste and house and hip hop crossover numbers, like "Fat (Party & Bullsh*t)", "theme From 'Reportage'", "Stop This Crazy ... (Soul, New Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Tommy Boy, including the printed inner sleeve.)