Guinean Roots Compilation “Sembeh Ma Fa Fe: Roots Volume” Features djembe percussion, African Soul and Folk
In this follow-up to their earlier Guinean compilation, Stronghold Sound releases, Sembeh Ma Fa Fe: Roots Volume, a lively selection of home-grown soul, folk, salsa and traditional djembe percussion from this musically rich West-African country.
Beautiful heart-warming music, often compared to Koop, Sade, or Victor Davies. Groundbreaking global pop duo Bet.e & Stef reunite with “It’s All Right”.
The first video and single from Ki:Theory’s synth driven “Needles” featuring Maura Davis (Denali/Ambulette) gets the Sci-Fi treatment from director, Amos McKay. “The song to me evokes images of an Orwellian society taken over by conformity and eventually government mind control. I was inspired by the classically dark storylines and contrasted imagery from shows reminiscent of The Twilight … Read more
FREE E.P. From Om Unit! The EP entitled “Offcuts” can be downloaded in full by the public via the Om Unit Facebook Page The four tracks on the EP are 1. Back at Plastic 2. Spring Water 3. Shine Your Light 4. Red Curtain While this is a debut full length for Om Unit (real name … Read more
Sitar Player and Composer Anoushka Shankar Releases “Traces of You” Produced by Nitin Sawhney, On Tour in U.S.
Grammy-nominated sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar’s seventh album, Traces of You, marks a significant step along her pathway as a musician and woman. Having lost her legendary father, Ravi Shankar, during the recording process, it was inevitable that her loss became the central focus of the song writing. However, the record is ultimately hopeful … Read more
The sixth installation of Label Love comes at a time in music where genres are cross-pollinating more than ever. Presented by veteran electronic soul label, Tru Thoughts, and delicately curated by the imprint’s US-label manager Jasmine De La Paz, Label Love Vol. 6 showcases 13 free tracks from 9 labels around the world. With each … Read more
Rising Star Breach Goes Underground For DJ-Kicks
Pajaro Sunrise Addresses Cultural Overload, Fusing Intimate Pop Songs With Electronics on “Kulturkatzenjammer”
Kulturkatzenjammer is the new album from Pajaro Sunrise, the musical project led by Yuri Méndez Jr. Yuri wrote, played, arranged, sang, mixed and produced everything except the drums on a couple of songs. The production on this album is less classic and more contemporary than earlier Pajaro Sunrise albums, which were praised by Uncut, Q and Monocle among … Read more
It is with great sadness that we have to confirm that our friend & partner in music, Cheb i Sabbah passed away peacefully in his home last night. Our love & thoughts go out to his family and to his many fans around the planet. We feel blessed & privileged for the time that we … Read more
Stemming from a passion to discover and celebrate the diversity and quality of music produced in Peru past and present, Tiger’s Milk Records has released ‘Peru Maravilloso: Vintage Latin, Tropical & Cumbia‘, a compilation focussing on ‘60s and ‘70s Latin and Tropical music from Peru.