DRIFTED MID-FLOW SERIES 001 (2X12 INCH, 140 G VINYL)
2x12" Vinyl, 140 g vinyl UK05.10.18
after a short hatius following the sellout dr001 - tommy vicari jnr s suction ep in 2015. drifted records latest sub-label project mid-flow series showcases the more electronic/breakbeat shade of minimal techno. their debut 8 track various artist compilation lp includes compositions from henry hyde, martinez, voigtmann, alicia hush, lee hume, unai trotti, amathia and bilal.
northsouth hit their second release with a crisp selection of minimalist dancefloor gems from two rising talents. christian jay has been previously spotted on idle hands, and he delivers another example of his knack for sleek and skippy garage reductions with enclave and faculties, matching icy textures with punchy bass honed for maximum dancefloor impact. bilal meanwhile takes an electro approach on command station before twitching things up masterfully on ejecta while maintaining the steely finish that binds this split 12inch together.
a small 10 years after his debut >first born second< (and 4 years after the shelved >love for sale<), soul sensation bilal drops his new album!a provocative genre-bending album that dissects love, politics and relationships, >airtights revenge< demonstrates the philly-bred singers growth as an artist. >its a mix of jazz, hip-hop, soul, blues, and experimental free music< says bilal.
love for sale is the as yet unreleased 2nd album from philly based neo soul superstar bilal. reportedly shelved after internet leaks in 2006, it has gained cult status from those few who have actually heard it, being described as a work of genius, and some next level shit! with unconventional rhythms, a fusion of genres, and a divergence from the three minute pop song structures currently plaguing r&b and soul, love for sale is a breath of fresh air for a dying genre!
the loop is the new lp by los angeles based polymath shafiq husayn, an epic project which saw its inception in 2012 through a series of studio sessions at shafiq s home, including collaborations with the likes of thundercat, erykah badu, flying lotus, bilal and anderson paak.
our souls are in the hands of the translator presents his arcola debut, sɪ,,,,,ŋ,,,,,krɪ,,,,,tɪ,,,,,zə,,,,,m. a two tracker of chi-town acid that offers a mouthful of mathematics from jamal moss, the legendary producer and dj who has worked with everyone from adonis to wolf eyes.
the album features rick ross, anderson .paak, bj the chicago kid, waka flocka, jay electronica, robert glasper, bilal & more. production from the alchemist, oh no, kaytranada, j. rhodes, robert glasper, and more. the majority of the album was mixed by young guru.
double vinyl release, download code included.
MUSIC FOR MY FRIENDS (COLORED VINYL) (2X12 INCH LP)
2x12" Vinyl lp US11.08.16
skyzoo is a staple in the hip hop world and on the heels of the successful collaborative album, barrel brothers, last year with torae, skyzoo returns with his next solo project. after numerous mixtapes, freestyle series and collabrative lps, skyzoo returns with his third full length solo album, music for my friends. set to be released in august 2015, the album continues in the lineage of elite lyricism, vivid storytelling and open book honesty that skyzoo is known for. the new album features the likes of jadakiss, black thought (of the roots), bilal, llmind, jahlil beats, apollo brown, and more. it is sure to be everything that his core audience has been waiting for.
one of the most talented musicians of the new york jazz scene but who frees himself completely from borders of the jazz to have a walk in 4 corners of great black music. leron is already well known from public thanks to guts hit man funk, it is also him the singer and the frontman of guts live band the featuring of bilal and simon, the leader of hiatus kaiyote.
yes, the highly anticipated album from slum village is ready to hit your ears. the new album features beats produced by jay dee aka j dilla along with production from young rj who together produced one of slum villages finest moments ever in the form of fantastic vol. 2. yes features performances by original slum village members t3 and baatin in addition to the aforementioned j dilla. there are also features from bilal, jon connor, bj the chicago kid, phife dawg, j ivy, de la soul and illa j. fresh off us tour dates with pete rock, slum village will be back on the road to support yes with dates throughout the us and canada. live events in london and croatia are locked in for august with a full european tour happening this fall. slum village will be servicing official videos from yes to key media outlets and matt conaway (macmedia promotion) is on board for a complete publicity push. slum village is crucial part of j dillas legacy and yes, they are back with more.
kev browns >random joints< is the first release on the producer/ mcs low budget records label. an early/unfinished version of >random joints< first appeared back in 2009, but fans around the globe have long asked for a proper vinyl/cd release and kev is proud to answer the call with a product that will satisfy new and longtime fans alike.
the album features a strong selection of tracks produced by the one and only kev brown, with appearances by many of kevs longtime friends and dmv all-stars such as raheem devaughn, yu, ken starr, sean born and more. one listen and you will understand why folks like busta rhymes, jazzy jeff and de la soul call on kev when they need new beats.
original motion picture soundtrack of >the wash<, compiled and partly produced by dr. dre. features tracks by d12, xzibit, bilal, bubba sparxxx, busta rhymes, yero and of course dr. dre and snoop dogg.
poker flat rec proudly presents it s fifth label compilation! the 2xlp version holds the six tracks which have been exclusively produced for this album by john tejada & bilal bashir, dan berkson & james what, steve bug & clé, philippe autuori and jamie jones. altogether >poker flat volume 5< is a huge package incl state of the art songs in the field of techy & reduced house and techno from one of the coolest labels around !!
a new selection of discoveries by heavenly sweetness crew through the worldwide web. for many artists, the web is the only way to spread their music, without the help of any records label. so we dig deeper in the blogosphere to find new artists
-love has no recession-, is the fourth album from husband and wife duo fatin dantzler and aja graydon and the follow up to 2008s arrival. it continues on a similar vein to their previous 3 albums with another album aimed squarely at the adult contemporary
this is the first ever independent dance comp highlighting strictly rare chicago material which has not been exposed on a global level. mr peabody represents premium quality sound compilations with full length versions remastered and suitable for collectors & djs for night club play. the compilation features one track that was never pressed to vinyl an will satisfy the taste of todays soul, funk, disco, and modern soul lovers.