With the release of the critically acclaimed album ’12 Step Program’ coming up, K-Murdock and Raw Poetic (Panacea) decided to shoot for proper vinyl pressing of the album. Via the funding platform Kickstarter, they managed to fund the project within days!
Download the first free mixtape by Jazsapiens (Aero-K & Rivulet) for free! Their belief is that jazz is the root of hip hop acts, which also is the inspiration for this project. Aero-K and Rivulet experiment with a mixture of the classic and the modern to create a unique blend of sounds.
It’s always nice to find music you didn’t know about. Recently I found this amazing video by Japanese band Ovall. Ovall consists of Shingo Suzuki (keys, bass, vocals), Mabanua (drums, percussion, vocals) and Shingo Sekiguchi (guitar, vocals).
Fans were anticipating for quite a while: ‘The Grown Folks Table’, the new solo record by Arrested Development frontman Speech. While Arrested Development’s new album ‘Strong’ is on its way, we selected a new track off Speech latest solo record.
Mellow Orange isn’t one person, it’s a collective of producers. A breathe of fresh air is coming through your speakers when you listen to their music. Together with Freddie Joachim, Yusai (of Mellow Orange) created the ‘Bridgework’ mix for The Find Magazine. We interviewed both of them so you can read more about the artists behind the music. First up: Yusai of Mellow Orange!
An eleven headed brass leviathan spewing flames of funk and hip hop emerges from the bowels of Southern Ontario. Named after an obscure Charlie Hunter Trio song, My Son The Hurricane embodies the party spirit of New Orleans, always ready to get down and have a good time, even in the face of disaster.
Sage Francis is planning to release ‘Li(f)e’, his fourth official studio album, on May 11th. Anti Records will release the new album.
Do you remember the track ‘Nocturnal’? That was our Pick Of The Week a while back by The Residents (Muneshine + Saint). Recently Domination Records decided to offer the full album for free!
Much respect to Braille (of the Lightheaded crew) for releasing this personal video. He talks openly about the divorce with his wife. I always thought they look like one big happy family, so this news came out of nowhere for me. We wish Braille all the best with getting his personal life back on track.
This year is a busy one for Uncommon Records. It’s funny, I’ve run this label since 2004, but I almost feel like in 2009 I really restarted things. Basically started a second chapter that is in it’s infancy now. Last year most of the label work was put into networking, developing a strategy for the future and rebuilding the label website from absolute scratch.