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FRED P RETURNS AS BLACK JAZZ CONSORTIUM
FRED P RETURNS AS BLACK JAZZ CONSORTIUM

Photo: Marie Stagatt “Can you listen to this piece of music over and over and not get tired of it? Can you come back to it five or even ten years from now, and will it still be fresh?...

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BLUE MATERIAL GETS PERSONAL
BLUE MATERIAL GETS PERSONAL

Blue Material, the latest project belonging to Montreal singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Thom Gillies (Vesuvio Solo, ex-TOPS) released his self titled debut album back in April and this delicate gem, new single ‘Personal’, was supposed to feature on it. Shrouded...

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COEO REWORK JAPANESE CITY POP FOR TONIC EDITS SERIES
COEO REWORK JAPANESE CITY POP FOR TONIC EDITS SERIES

Munich based House duo Florian Vietz & Andreas Höpfl aka Coeo have just released the latest edition of Toy Tonic’s Tonic Edits series. For volume six they chose to explore their passion for city pop, Japan’s unique and urban...

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MISSIONS ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM, SHARES VIDEO FOR FIRST SINGLE “TRUTHER”
MISSIONS ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM, SHARES VIDEO FOR FIRST SINGLE “TRUTHER”

photo by hampton and katie mills Last week saw Los Angeles via Austin electronic artist Josh Mills aka Missions, share the long awaited decade in the making first single ‘Truther’ from his forthcoming debut solo album Subcreature. A dichotomous...

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NEW & NOTABLE: KOKOROKO (ENG) – KOKOROKO EP
NEW & NOTABLE: KOKOROKO (ENG) – KOKOROKO EP

London eight piece Afrobeat, soul and jazz inspired outfit KOKOROKO led by trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey, released their debut self titled EP a couple of weeks back through globally inclusive label Brownswood Recordings, Influenced by but by no means limited...

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK #1: HELADO NEGRO (USA) – THIS IS HOW YOU SMILE
ALBUM OF THE WEEK #1: HELADO NEGRO (USA) – THIS IS HOW YOU SMILE

April 20, 2019 This Is How You Smile Helado Negro (USA) RNVG International Our Mini-review, tracklist, album stream and links to buy at our Album of the Week Page here.   ALBUM VIDEOS   Please Won’t Please Helado Negro...

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BARRIE ANNOUNCE THEY ARE HAPPY TO BE HERE
BARRIE ANNOUNCE THEY ARE HAPPY TO BE HERE

Brooklyn pop quintet Barrie are set to release their debut album this coming May titled Happy To Be Here. With a string of sensational, über cool singles released last year behind them including the amazing ‘Canyons’ which parked itself...

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BALTHAZAR ANNOUNCE FEVER, DROP TITLE TRACK & VIDEO
BALTHAZAR ANNOUNCE FEVER, DROP TITLE TRACK & VIDEO

Belgian avant-garde pop quintet Balthazar have returned from their self imposed hiatus with a brand new single ‘Fever’, the shuffling and funk infused title track from their forthcoming album to be released in January. Fever will be the fourth...

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LIQUID MONK’S NIGHTTIME FEAT. KAMERYN OGDEN
LIQUID MONK’S NIGHTTIME FEAT. KAMERYN OGDEN

Detroit crossover quartet Liquid Monk recently enlisted the dulcet tones of Kameryn Ogden for their excellent new track, the beautiful understated yet super sure of itself ‘Nighttime’. Rolling funk driven bass lines are glued to a stilted 4-4 beat...

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SON OF SOUND’S LOVE UP BEAT DOWN
SON OF SOUND’S LOVE UP BEAT DOWN

A couple of months back veteran NYC DJ/Producer Henry Maldonado, aka Son Of Sound, re-released an EP that was originally put out on his District 30 label earlier in the year. It came in the form of a three...

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