Good news for fans of soulful music: singer Musiq Soulchild announced to release a new album in 2010. His sixth release, still an untitled project, is supposed to drop in Spring 2010.
Remember DJ Tran-Bert from France? He made an exclusive mix for us a few months ago. Now he’s back with his official debut! It’s a demo consisting of eight jazzy and soulful instrumentals, produced and mixed by DJ Tran-Bert aka Tatsuki The Abstract himself.
Because we selected quite a few videos throughout the past few days, we decided to put them in one post instead of publishing multiple videos. Enjoy our selection of visual goodness!
It isn’t a secret that producer Paul White creates beat tapes each month. Usually only a selection of friends gets to hear it, but now One-Handed Music and Paul White decided to release one for free. ‘Sounds For The Skylights’ is available as a free download until Christmas.
After we published the interview with Pat D & Lady Paradox, we are now allowed to giveaway two signed albums by them! All you have to do is answer a simple question to win a signed copy of ‘Soulscapes & Jazz Breaks (2009)’ or ‘Kind Of Peace (2007)’.
This time we hooked up with Freddie Joachim and Yusai (of Mellow Orange) for an on point selection of jazzy, soulful hip hop music. “Bridgework” even includes unreleased tracks by the likes of Othello, Kev Brown, 20syl (of Hocus Pocus), Dela,…
This is an extremely insightful video about the history of the ‘Amen break’, argued to be the most sampled drum beat ever. Don’t have a clue what this break sounds like? Check the preview below. The break beat was originally on the track ‘Amen Brother’ by a band called ‘The Winstons’. This video provides you with in-depth information about the history of the break, the sampling of it and its massive influence on several genres, including Hip Hop.
On January 5th, Barak Records will be re-releasing Slum Village’s “Fantastic Vol. 2”. The limited edition of the re-release, called “Fantastic Vol. 2.10”, will contain unreleased tracks and has original productions J Dilla wanted it to be. Unedited, uncensored, without corporate politics.
In the show they put two artists who don’t know eachother in one room. They meet in the morning and at the end of the day they need to finish one track. The cameras keep track of the process, which results in a short episode for each session.
British producer Pat D and lyricist Lady Paradox release their second collaborative album on December 8th: ‘Soulscapes & Jazz Breaks’. The album has a live twist of Hip Hop, Jazz and Soul and features several live singers, instruments and artists. A very fresh effort from the UK, so reason enough to talk with the artists “who provide that Soul in your smile and that Jazz in your step”!