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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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RINA MUSHONGA’S AFFIRMING NEW SINGLE OF RESISTANCE
RINA MUSHONGA’S AFFIRMING NEW SINGLE OF RESISTANCE

Despite the protestations of those, usually on the Right, who never got the memo some forty years ago, or simply don’t understand what either concept means, being an independent artist is in itself a political act. And whether expressed...

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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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NEW & NOTABLE: CHRISTELLE BOFALE (USA) – SWIM TEAM EP
NEW & NOTABLE: CHRISTELLE BOFALE (USA) – SWIM TEAM EP

Austin artist Christelle Bofale today released her superb five track EP called Swim Team. A work of perfect understatement, across its ultra consistent five tracks and 25 minutes, Bofale is able to conjure a mood that is both an...

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NEW & NOTABLE: ARLO PARKS (USA) – SUPER SAD GENERATION EP
NEW & NOTABLE: ARLO PARKS (USA) – SUPER SAD GENERATION EP

London artist Arlo Parks today released her debut EP Super Sad Generation, a musically rich, diverse and socially aware sonic document of self discovery that is suggestive the music world has an emerging talent of lasting significance on its...

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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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SO CRATES, ALNITAK KID & MC NELSON DIALECT COME TOGETHER FOR SUNSET CITIES SINGLE; LISTEN TO “BLACK TAPES”
SO CRATES, ALNITAK KID & MC NELSON DIALECT COME TOGETHER FOR SUNSET CITIES SINGLE; LISTEN TO “BLACK TAPES”

“The record follows the cycle of the sun, no beginnings and no endings, just answers to this and many other questions using the voice, the drum and the body electric. When was the last time you watched the sunset?”...

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MR. TWIN SISTER’S SALT LP OUT THIS FRIDAY; NEW SINGLE ‘ALIEN FM’
MR. TWIN SISTER’S SALT LP OUT THIS FRIDAY; NEW SINGLE ‘ALIEN FM’

After masterfully drip feeding us four brilliant new tracks between July and September, earlier this month DIY New York City electronic pop outfit Mr. Twin Sister finally announced the release of their long awaited new album Salt. Four years...

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