Music | posted 03.11.2011
Steve Colson & The Unity Troupe
Triumph!
Steve Colson’s debut was released in 1980 as a private pressing and is now being re-released by Universal Sound.
Music | posted 28.10.2011
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Soul Time!
Only a year after I Learned The Hard Way, the great Sharon Jones and her accompanying band The Dap-Kings are releasing another album.
Music | posted 28.10.2011
Composer
The Edges Of The World
Two musicians who’ve never met before get together in order to make formidable pop-music. What sounds like a joke is actually incredibly good music.
Music | posted 26.10.2011
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Bulletproof Brass EP
The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble of nine from Chicago is grooving again. This time, they’re heading towards space.
Music | posted 19.10.2011
Kashmere Stage Band
Texas Thunder Soul 1968-1974
An anthology on Now-Again Records gives us the opportunity to re-inspect the legendary Kashmere Stage Band from Texas.
Music | posted 18.10.2011
Hassaan Mackey & Apollo Brown
Daily Bread
Apollo Brown is teaming up with the rapper Hassaan Mackey. Those in favor of a souly kind of Hip Hop will be well entertained.
Music | posted 17.10.2011
DTMD
Makin' Dollars
DTMD are presenting a very relaxed sound on their debut, inspired by Pete Rock and Jazzy Jeff.
Music | posted 14.10.2011
Kuedo
Severant
Until now, Jamie Teasdale has been noticed as one half of Vex’d – now he’s releasing his solo-debut under the name of Kuedo.
Music | posted 12.10.2011
Lana del Rey
Video Games/Blue Jeans
Before it’ll all begin properly when her debut album will be released in February, Lana Del Rey’s first double-single has been released.
Music | posted 09.10.2011
Spank Rock
Everything Is Boring And Everyone Is A Fucking Liar
Supported by Boys Noize, the well-versed Spank Rock is presenting his new energy-bomb of an album. In the end, it’s just a bit of an overkill, really.
Music | posted 07.10.2011
Quantic
The Best Of Quantic
This compilation is a good opportunity to get some orientation within the huge span of Quantic’s works.
Music | posted 05.10.2011
Robot Koch
The Other Side
The Other Side by producer Robot Koch is presenting itself in a calmer, even contemplative manner.
Music | posted 04.10.2011
Evidence
Cats & Dogs
After four years in the hiding, Evidence returns with an album which proves how simple and how good Hip Hop can actually be.
Music | posted 03.10.2011
Exile
4 TRK Mind
Exile takes his 4-track recorder and makes another LP. Next to Blu and Alphabet Four this time Exile is challenging himself on the microphone.
Music | posted 02.10.2011
Wilco
The Whole Love
No pathos, no frippery. Whilst being simple and clear, yet, at the same time, disbelieving and torn, Wilco are reflecting upon the world.
Music | posted 30.09.2011
Bill Orcutt
How The Thing Sings
Bill Orcutt has fetched his battered guitar from the attic and tries to work out a version of post-modern blues.
Music | posted 29.09.2011
Modeselektor
Monkeytown
Modeselektor are mixing up various styles of club-music. Still, they’ve come up with a surprisingly homogenous album.
Music | posted 27.09.2011
Long Arm
Organic EP
After his much-praised debut The Branches, the Russian Long Arm has just released another EP.
Music | posted 25.09.2011
Apathy
Honkey Kong
Of course there are many tracks that feature good old hard-hitting battlelyrics and punchlines. But Honkey Kong is really a god rap album.
Music | posted 24.09.2011
Container
Lp
Container combines minimal techno with raw sounds to a music that’s difficult to pervade.
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Tülay German & François Rabbath
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Belladonna
»Belladonna«, Ian Carr’s gem from 1972, has now been reissued. Jazz lovers should get their hands on it.