Tag Archives: Jazzy

Nicholas – Lonnie’s Reprise

Nicholas - Lonnie's Reprise

Nicholas works his jazz magic on his latest mini LP, Lonnie’s Reprise out October 16th on Church. The LP was also collaborated a bit with Paul Cut, who was featured in the tracks Resolution and Black Juniper. Pre-order your copy now!

https://www.redeyerecords.co.uk/vinyl/89678-church011-nicholas-lonnie

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Henry Wu – Just Negotiate feat. Simeon Jones (Kaidi Tatham Remix)

Henry Wu - Just Negotiate feat. Simeon Jones (Kaidi Tatham Remix)

Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) returns to Eglo Records following his joint EP with K15 as Wu15. ‘Deep In The Mudd’ is a 6 track EP which journeys through Broken Beat, House, Hip Hop and Jazz… and once again he’s joined by a few special guests.

Pre-Order 6 track 12″ Vinyl EP: eglorecords.bandcamp.com/album/deep-i…ep-ft-banton

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HAWAII007 // Hidden Spheres – By & Bye

HAWAII007 // Hidden Spheres - By & Bye

Hidden Spheres comes drifting off of the sunset coast with four soothing slices of winter sun from far away islands and mountainous journeys.

Blending loosely played natural drum patterns with intertwining and playfully positive melodies that skirt the synth-flute boundary, ~~~~~~ is an ambiguous meander across beaches, through forests, thick undergrowth up and up onto a mountain hung with fresh mist that slowly evolves into a dense fog as the suns reign comes to a close in an orange band of fading embers.

Beachy let’s the night settle in amongst the shore, as the day creatures descend into their evening hideaways and the fireflies and owls take over. The washing of the sea hissing and gasping behind a slow chatter of reeds blowing in the wind.

Picking up where the first EP left off, By & Bye is a reprise from past days. Welcoming a new sun and embracing the slow rise of humans amidst the yellowing egg-like sun.

Then to finish us off is the jazz-flecked house of Movin’. All urgent Rhodes stabs, doodling bass lines and puttering lazy drums sketches. A low-lying, sleepily danced-away closer.

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Moff & Tarkin – Loving You is Like Washing a Sieve

Moff & Tarkin - Loving You is Like Washing a Sieve

Moff & Tarkin is the new guy to watch. No hype no bullshit. He just makes great music and you better listen to this new EP cos’ you’re gonna like it.

BTW on the remix we got Esther Silex delivering a banger!

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Felix Leifur – In General EP

Felix Leifur - In General EP

New kid Felix Leifur made quite a stir with his debut release on Dirt Crew last year. The Icelandic juggernaut comes from the striving Reykjavik music scene and is working closely with the “Lagaffe Tales” guys on building a new northern House empire. Since his debut he’s been working hard on creating a more varied vision of his unique lo slung hip hop approach to house music. With this EP he offers six new outings that have one thing in common, very warm and moody sounds ranging from Disco through jazz and hip hop. We’re certain that he will continue to further cement his name in the coming years and we’re looking forward to working with him on plenty of exciting projects.

Opening with “Eyelids”, Felix delivers a rough, deep and dark house cut with broken beats, warped piano loops and twisted sampling throughout. “Classy” has a smoky jazz feeling, kept tight with clever beat programming while evolving around a catchy sax motif. Our personal favorite is the title track, “In General”, a stunning broken beat house jam, smooth and loose, with swirling keys and a funk flavored bass.

The B-side begins with “Midwinter”, a dance floor gem on a straight up junket. It’s deep, forward moving and bass driven, much like his track “Feels Like” that featured on our Deep Love compilation in 2016. Yet another highlight for us is “Apollo”, there’s not many records out there that sound quite like this, thoroughly warped and contorted, depraved strings and a hypnotizing Rhodes arc and strain until the bass drops and it all falls in place…Psychedelic beauty! He closes with “Mine”, a dope lo-fi hip hop beat that casually wraps our ears, an ice cold soul infused piece.

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Cody Currie – Beer Machine

Fresh Washington DC based imprint Better Listen treat us with their 3rd release “Beer Machine EP” by Cody Currie. Nice groove all the way…  Why not having a quick drink after all?

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Carlo & Black Loops – Intermission EP

Carlo & Black Loops - Intermission EP

Carlo and Black Loops have joined forces together to release the “Intermission” EP. It’s full of catchy samples and funky soulful vibes. The release is out soon on Good Ratio Music but you can pre-order it!

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An Italian-Spanish connection is always a good thing. The sort of sensual and Mediterranean emotions that Carlo and Black Loops can deliver, is a skill that has been taken far on this new EP.

The dichotomy can prove difficult to square sometimes, particularly when the guys have different paths in their sound. But the mix is rich here.

The Intermission EP is a packed full of soul samples, warm pads, and great solid beats wrapped up as a soulful declaration. Their massive love for music really shines through in this EP.

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Disclosure – Voices (Le Youth Remix)

LA producer Le Youth has given his spin on “Voices” by Disclosure. “Voices” was given a funky house beat, a jazzy piano and vocals by British singer Sasha Keable.

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DJ Serg – Agusto Mixtape

Kings of Tomorrow Feat. April – It’s Only You (Sandy Rivera’s Original Mix)
Wankelmut & Emma Louise – My Head Is A Jungle (Gui Boratto Remix)
Breakbot – You Should Know (The Swiss Remix)
Disclosure – White Noise (Original Mix)
Nora En Pure – Lost in Time (Original Mix)
Sharam Jey & Night Talk – The Future (Metodi Hristov Remix)
Prince Club & Poupon Feat. Mars – Before (Original Mix)
DISCOLYPSO – You’re Mine
Black Van – Inside (Oliver Remix)
Capital Cities – Safe And Sound
The Jacksons – Blame It On The Boogie (Kovary Remix)
Duke Dumont – Need U (100%)
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines (M-Rock’s Bangin’ Disco Edit)
Goldroom – Fifteen (Oxford Club Mix)
Ost & Kjex – Indie (Original Mix)

Mexican DJ and Producer Sergio Rodriguez aka Serg adds a new mix tape to his treasure chest of production. Working his magic throughout Mexican dance floors, Serg resides in Hermosillo, Sonora where he’s a resident at the prestigious La Blonde. Serg also has a 2nd project called Mr. Rodriguez, which is formed of him and his brother Gino Rodriguez. Together they play a fine blend of jazz, funk and soul disco.

Now to business, DJ Serg’s Agosto Mixtape is jam packed with a lot of house goodies from groovy remixes by The Swiss, Oliver and Oxford. The Agosto Mixtape also includes originals by Disclosure, Capital Cities, and Duke Dumont to name a few! The mix takes you on a journey of deep house and disco perfect for the summertime. Serg is very well known for his mix sessions of anything from house to nu disco and even hip hop to spice things up. Instead of just using a boring pre planned mix, Serg loves using record players, vinyl records and digital equipment for mixing. If you haven’t yet, jam out tonight and snag a free copy for a night session of classy medicinal music for your ears.

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Yuki Kanesaka Vs. Nas – The World Is Yours (Kon Remix)

Boston legendary house producer Kon had recently paired up with Japanese keyboardist Yuki Kanesaka on his recent track “On My Way” on his latest LP. Yuki also has a side project called Monolog, which he jazzes up hip hop tracks to best fit his taste. Here’s a remix of one of my favorite hip hop artists Nas. Kon did a great job bringing “The World Is Yours” back to life in a way giving it a new style mixing classical piano jazz with 90’s hip hop. Grab a free copy by liking Kon’s Facebook page here.

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