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Video: Shuko & F. Of Audiotreats – Sunset/Deeper

Maybe we should have boycotted this video by German producers Shuko and F. Of Audiotreats, because on these cold winter days it makes us realize how much we miss the summer… But scratch that, we love sun-drenched instrumentals too much not to share. “Sunset” and “Deeper”…
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Dour Special #1: The basics

This summer is filled with great parties, shows and festivals. But the thing we’re personally looking forward to the most, is Dour. We’re going to highlight this festival on this site till day 1 of it, so you get a good taste of the European festival and the artists playing there.
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Mix: Elmattic – B-Bop for B-Boys (Take 3)

Elmattic: “The passing of Donald Byrd last month got me thinking about jazz’s influence on hip hop. Robbie of Unkut came through with the ten greatest Donald Byrd samples, which is a tribute to the man’s work and his (unacknowledged and…
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Video: Charles Bradley – Strictly Reserved For You

Possibly the brightest star in the soul revival movement is Charles Bradley. Daptone Records are preparing to release his second album, Victim of Love. The first single and video is as emotive as a heartfelt hug and kiss between reunited lovers. Head…
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Contest Winner: Wu-Tang Clan-meets-Jazz T-shirt

After many entries to our Shaolin Jazz contest in collaboration with Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tone Jones, we finally got a winner. Congrats to Manan Kothari from Daytona Beach (Florida)! He’s the winner and can choose one of the Wu-Tang Clan-meets-Jazz T-shirts.
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Pick Of The Week #30: Purge+Audit

Purge+audit is a drummer, producer and dj based out of isolated Perth (Australia). Through the time-honored beat making technique of sampling, he draws from jazz, soul, 60s beats, tropicalia, psychedelic, modern alternative and even country music to make his own musical collage. A unique blend of styles and influences, resulting in a variety of free releases. His most recent album, ‘Clarity’, can be downloaded in this post.
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Free MP3: The Procussions – Virginia Wolf

Third in the series of commissioned songs leading up the release of the long awaited The Procussions comeback, is “Virginia Wolf.” Unlike the previous two tracks released in the Pro-Exclusive series, this one is all Stro – from the production to…