August Greene / Karriem Riggins, Robert Glasper and Common join forces with Brandy

When I spoke to Karriem Riggins a few months ago about new stuff he was working on, I was glad to hear there was more music on the way with his

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Video / Shareef Keyes & The Groove: Spaghetti Fettuccine ft Ghostface Killah

Brooklyn’s Shareef Keyes is backed by a 12-piece band comprising New York City’s finest young artists. Their new LP, Cooking Something, is a gorgeous fusion of jazz, hip hop and

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On 45 / Chip Wickham: The Beatnick / Rebel No.23

The Beatnik / Rebel No.23 by Chip Wickham The Beatnik / Rebel No.23 by Chip WickhamChip Wickham’s newest 45 is a vinyl-only affair from Madrid’s Lovemonk Records, released this Friday

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On Wax / Mammal Hands: Shadow Work

As you can surmise yourself from the beautiful sounds in the video above, Mammal Hands’ new album is a must-purchase. Shadow Work is their third album on Gondwana Records, tapping

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Video / Thundercat: Show You The Way ft Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald

A sequel to Them Changes! The warrior returns. Head to Brainfeeder to buy Drunk and check Thundercat’s tour dates (he’s Euro bound in November).

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New Music / Hello Skinny: Mr P.Z.

Pre order on Bandcamp. Brownswood release the first new music in four years from Hello Skinny in the form of the above track, Mr P.Z. He’s hooked up with trombone

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New music / Sly5thAve: Let Me Ride ft Jimetta Rose

Sly5thAve’s new one is epic. Recorded with a full orchestra, it’s a full-on reimagining (thanks, Tim Burton) of Dre’s classic joint Let Me Ride, swimming in the lush tones of

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On wax / Phil France vs Mr Scruff on Gondwana Records

Mr. Scruff Vs. Phil France: Joy of Brass Remixes by Phil France Gondwana follow up their reissue of France’s album The Swimmer with a remix double header courtesy of Mr

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On wax / Tony Allen: The Source

A brand new album from the legendary septuagenarian afrobeat drummer, his debut for Blue Note and co-written with good friend and saxophonist Yann Jankielewicz. The cast of the album included

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On Wax / De Beren Gieren: Dug Out Skyscrapers

Fulco Ottervanger (piano), Lieven Van Pée (bass) and Simon Segers (drums) are de beren gieren, an experimental jazz trio formed in Ghent in 2009. Their second album (2013’s A Raveling)

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