Sunday, June 30, 2013
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Porter Chops Glasper is the first in a series of instrumental albums planned from Grammy Award-winning artist Denaun Porter, the producer working as “Mr. Porter” for the likes of hip-hop’s Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes and Snoop Dogg, and worldwide icons like Burt Bacharach, Beyonce and Shakira. The album is inspired by the music of fellow Grammy Award-winning jazz musician Robert Glasper. Porter explains, “Long story short, I am a fan of Robert Glasper. This project contains samples of music of his from the internet, official releases, and even live performances I saw on YouTube. Porter Chops is a representation of when, I feel, the business side of things interfere too much with my creative process. ”
Monday, June 24, 2013
UK soul legend Omar drops his new album on freestyle records and its a monster!!!! In true Omar fashion, the blend of Soul, Jazz, World Beat and Latin vibes are woven into an aural canvas on which he paints his lyrical masterpieces. peep the snippets below and cop the album TODAY!!!
Electromagnetic is the first in a trilogy of albums produced by Soul Of Earth aka Jason Orr and Craig Love. “If you’re into funk, dance music, global soul and higher frequencies, you’ll love this music. Electric, exotic, funky, abstract, visual, sexy, upbeat, inspiring and fresh. Quincy Jones meets Daft Punk- meets- Earth Wind & Fire- meets- Lil Louis – meets- Brand New Heavies – meets -Blue Six -meets-Isley Bros.-meets- Mr. Fingers-meets- Heatwave. Kind of a vibed-out, ancient future funk party. Global dance music with a message. We feel that dance music is the current global communication.” Yeah, it’s like that! Grab the first 3 tracks HERE
Thursday, June 13, 2013
‘2sides’ is a magical blend of everything that Kid Fonque is loved for: broken beats, house, jazziness and a hint of hip hop. An elegant piano loop dances on a warm bass drum - then a bass melody creeps in. Now we’re on the dancefloor. Clever, intricate percussive elements evoke the hum of a smoky Jazz club - hands clap and hi-hats snap. Just when you think this groove has reached its final destination – The Layders’ king of keys - ‘V The Vowel’ lays down an infectious melody and the script is flipped. The cherry on top? ‘Theo Parrish’ talking you through his DJ philosophy. It’s fresh and full of surprises - your new favourite tune has arrived.