On Wax / Yazmin Lacey: When The Sun Dips 90 Degrees

Yazmin’s first physical release for the First Word label, in name at least, is the Yin to the Yang of her debut EP, Black Moon. The sublime cover art comes

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On Wax / Ebo Taylor: Yen Ara on Mr Bongo Records

The brand new album from Ghanaian legend Ebo Taylor is out now and available to buy on wax from Mr Bongo Records. Given our Spring has been so ridiculously grey,

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On Wax / Kamasi Washington announces 4LP Heaven and Earth

 Truth, from the Harmony Of Difference EP Over two and a half hours of new music is forthcoming on 22 June 2018 from Kamasi Washington, making the move from

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Stepping forward: Yemi Bolatiwa refocuses her space

Yemi Bolatiwa is one of Manchester’s shining stars. Lead singer of soul, jazz and drum and bass outfit Pareidolia, she’s also a resident singer at the otherworldly Albert’s Schloss, sings

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August Greene: Common, Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper release full stream

NPR have the August Greene album streaming right now. A project which acts as a sequel to Common’s recent long player Black America, the album sees the trio team up

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On Wax / Nat Birchall: Cosmic Language on Jazzman Records

UK saxophonist, composer and arranger Nat Birchall returns to Jazzman Records today with the release of his newest LP, Cosmic Language. Nat explores spiritual jazz and Indian ragas, introducing the

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On Wax / Black Flower: Intermediate State 10″

A four track 10″ EP of dream fuelled jazz from Belgium’s Black Flower. Taking Salvador Dali’s creative dreaming ritual (falling asleep with a pair of scissors in hand, being woken

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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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Groovement Premiere / Hackney Colliery Band: It’s Normally Bigger LIVE

An exclusive track premiere today from fiercely independent London brass heavyweights Hackney Colliery Band. Their new LIVE album is out this week on Veki, and follows the success of their

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