Preview: ROBERT GLASPER // Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP

…tober 9th sees this mama get a release. Hey, Pete Rock.   Tracklisting for Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP 1. Afro Blue feat. Erykah Badu / 9th Wonder’s Blue Light Basement Remix feat. Phonte 2. Black Radio feat. yasiin bey / Pete Rock Remix 3. The Consequences of Jealousy feat. Meshell Ndegeocello / Georgia Anne Muldrow’s Sassy Geemix 4. Twice / ?uestlove’s Twice Baked Remix feat. Solange Knowles & The Roots 5. Letter to Hermione (feat. Bilal…

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New Music: Kasperg – Black and White

…Helsinki (and now based in Berlin), fusing his multi-instrumentalist skills with a deep love for electronic music. Black and White features fellow Helsinki artist Mio, up and coming German/Ethiopian rapper Biniyam and one of Boston’s hottest indie rappers Black EL.   ‘Black and White’ is available now via: SPOTIFY | iTUNES | DEEZER | JUNO   WEBSITE   Check his debut EP Cloudy Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click…

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Video/Review: BLACK STAR X RAKIM X MURKAGE // Manchester 11MAY11

…l on stage by the time they were due on. This resulted in an hour set from Black Star, digging ten minutes into the 11pm curfew, with the crowd booing the lack of encore once the lights came up following a few too many seconds of darkness. Previous to that though, the handsomely dapper duo had sprung on stage shouting their name and flown straight into their set. They pulled out all the favourites (well, mostly: no Thieves In The Night!) to a well…

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Video: SKYZOO ft TALIB KWELI // Spike Lee Was My Hero {prod TALL BLACK GUY}

…10. The Rage of Roemello (produced by DJ Khalil) 11. How to Make it Through Hysteria (produced by Best Kept Secret) 12. Steel’s Apartment (produced by Black Milk) 13. Spike Lee Was My Hero feat. Talib Kweli (produced by Tall Black Guy) 14. The Cost of Sleep (produced by Tall Black Guy) Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)…

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Black Milk: Dismal

…http://www.fatbeats.com/collections/pre-order/products/black-milk-no-poison-no-paradase-deluxe-vinyl-edition-2xlp Deluxe CD: http://www.fatbeats.com/products/black-milk-no-poison-no-paradise-deluxe-cd-edition 12″ LP: http://www.fatbeats.com/products/black-milk-no-poison-no-paradise-2xlp CD: http://www.fatbeats.com/products/black-milk-no-poison-no-paradise-cd Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebo…

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Preview: DEATH WALTZ Record Store Day Releases 2013

…featuring the classic TV themes. Ltd one off pressing of 1000 on clear and black vinyl Exclusive Death Waltz die cut retro disco bag sleeve (300gsm card with matt varnish and black paper inner sleeve) Include a free 7 x 7, artprint by We Buy Your Kids on 300gsm card featuring a matt varnish finish   Alfred Hitchcock Presents / The Munsters Split 7” featuring the classic TV themes. Ltd one off pressing of 1000 on white and black vinyl Exclusive Dea…

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Jamael Dean: Black Space Tapes

…on November 8 releases his debut LP, Black Space Tapes, on Stones Throw. “Black is used to give reverence to the spirit of nothing that preceded all in the universe which, throughout the album, is referred to as Akamara. Space is used to allude to the ever-expansiveness of our beings, matter, and time itself. Tapes shows the marriage of those two ideas (i.e the stickiness of tape) and how the album is a vessel of sound that grows with you (i.e. c…

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Video / LEVELZ: Front Face

…tiful around 3:30 with Black Josh’s verse! Is that you, Metrodome? Download the single from Bandcamp for pay-what-you-want, follow them on Spotify.   MCs (in order) Skittles (Hook) T-Man Truthos Mufasa Chunky Chimpo Black Josh Produced by Biome + Metrodome. Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)…

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Podcast: BeatWolf Radio x Groovement // 21JUL12

…Unit – Ulysses 59:50 Om Unit – Lightworkers Call (feat Kromestar) 1:01:58 Black Josh – Doughnuts III (Prod. Metrodome) 1:05:23 Constrobuz – She’s Still Alive 1:07:24 Strong Arm Steady vs Statik Selektah – Through The Motions ft David Banner & Fiend 1:08:40 James Pants – Linen 1:11:58 Astral Sounds – Repeater (Natural Self remix) 1:13:49 Paper Tiger – Priceless 1:19:11 Raphael Attar – Gary Barlow 1:21:30 Ojos De Brujo – Ventilator R-80 (Copia Dobl…

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RECORD STORE DAY 2013 – Groovement Recommendations

…+ POSTER PACK BENGA “FOREFATHER” / “STUCK” 12″ BLACK MILK SYNTH OR SOUL LP BLACK ROOTS – BLACK ROOTS LP BLU FT RA THE RUGGED MAN & TRISTATE – THELONIUS KING 7” BLUNDETTO RSD 7INCH SPECIAL 7” BOMBINO AZAMANE TILIADE/ SI CHILAN 10″ BRIAN ENO X NICOLAS JAAR X GRIZZLY BEAR – BRIAN ENO X NICOLAS JAAR X GRIZZLY BEAR 12” BROTHER ALI SHADOWS ON THE SUN 2LP PICTURE DISC CALEXICO SPIRITOSO LP CARIBOU START BREAKING MY HEART LP CARIBOU UP IN FLAMES LP CARIBO…

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New Music // Black Milk & Nat Turner: The Rebellion Sessions

…, but the whole thing sounds really fresh. If you’re a Euro-dweller, catch Black Milk on tour with the band at one of the below dates. UK heads, we just get London. Buy the album from Bandcamp, have a listen below. BLACK MILK with live band NAT TURNER THE REBELLION TOUR – EUROPE 5/11/2016 Zurich, Switzerland | Tickets 5/12/2016 Lucerne, Switzerland | Tickets 5/13/2016 Antwerp, Belgium | Tickets 5/14/2016 Bruges, Belgium | Tickets 5/15/2016 Düsseld…

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Preview: BONOBO // Black Sands Remixed

…f Eglo head Alex Nut) to reinterpret Bonobo’s highly acclaimed 2010 album, Black Sands. Tracklist 1. Prelude (Lapalux’s Finger on the Tape Remix) 2. The Keeper (Banks Remix) 3. Kiara (Cosmin TRG Remix) 4. Eyesdown (Floating Points Remix) 5. Eyesdown (ARP 101 Remix) 6. Eyesdown feat. Andreya Triana & Dels 7. All In Forms (Falty DL Remix) 8. Ghost Ship 9. Stay The Same (Mark Pritchard Remix) 10. Eyesdown (Machine Drum Remix) 11. All In Forms (Mike S…

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Renegade Brass Band remixed ft Danny Drive Thru, Chris Read, Tall Black Guy and more

…e Thru delivers a crunching and uplifting reworking of Zealots, while Tall Black Guy composes a serene, boom bappy version of Just Business. The album also sees contributions from Herma Puma, Sam Redmore, Paper Tiger and Chris Read amongst others. It’s out on the band’s own imprint Nah’m Sayin’ Records – also available are three vinyl singles featuring select remixes: – Take No Chances, Make No Changes 7″ feat. Lack of Afro & Diesler – Just Busine…

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Download: Astral Black release Frass FM 2 ft Opal Block, Jon Phonics, DJ Milktray, Migos…

    Beats label Astral Black celebrate their second anniversary of existence with a sequel to their Frass FM compilation (still up for free DL here) featuring artists from the roster and affiliates who have featured at their nights. Keep a tab on Astral Black on Facebook, Soundcloud and Twitter. Download the comp from Bandcamp. Their most recent album release, Jaisu’s A Long Player, is down to the last handful of vinyl copies. Purchase one here….

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On Wax // Tall Black Guy preps new album Let’s Take A Trip

…eat with some more of the world’s best producers, Terrel Wallace, the Tall Black Guy in question, has taken the theme of journeying as inspiration for his second full length work. ‘This album is all about taking a journey. As simple as that. Be it physical, emotional or spiritual. It’s asking and answering personal questions from myself within some of the tracks and also touching on social issues i.e. racism, inequality and privilege…that have bee…

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Kendrick Lamar & SZA for Marvel’s Black Panther

…nment are curating – and making new music for – the soundtrack to Marvel’s Black Panther. Here’s the first tune from the film. Black Panther, of course, has previous with hip hop. Marvel commissioned a series of songs for the launch of the A Nation Under Our Feet series (written by Ta-Nehisi Coates), the playlist of which you can find here.   Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new…

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Video: BLACK MILK // Give the Drummer Some Live Jam Session

…Should be some touring going on soon from BLACK MILK and live band – looking forward to it. Via Soul Culture BLACK MILK via urb.com Boost the signal: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)…

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2 APR 2014 // Robert Glasper Experiment & Soweto Kinch @ Club Academy, Manchester

…ies to create a singular vision that drew from all reaches of contemporary black music and beyond. Black Radio drew unanimous praise from critics across the board and earned Glasper the highest chart positions of his career when the album debuted at #10 on Billboard’s Top Current Albums chart, also claiming the #1 spot on both the Billboard Jazz chart and the iTunes R&B chart. The album kept earning accolades all the way to the 2013 GRAMMY Awards…

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Clap! Clap!: Tayi Bebba LP on Black Acre – preview

…from Italy’s Clap! Clap!, to be released 8 September 2014 on Bristol label Black Acre. Each track is set to represent a location on the island – the LP will be released with an island map inserted, plus the story behind each area. Preview a track below. Clap! Clap! Souncloud Tracklist 01) The Holy Cave 02) Ashiko 03) The Rainstick Fable 04) Kwasi The Sorcerer 05) Black Smokes, Bad Signs 06) Conqueror (action / assault / conquest) 07) Conqueror (co…

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Preview: TALL BLACK GUY // MON AMIE DE’TROIT {FIRST WORD}

…Mon Amie De’Troit is the first single from acclaimed hip hop producer Tall Black Guy‘s debut album. Beautiful, serene and soulful – welcome back, sunshine and summer. Press release: “Tall Black Guy has quickly established himself as one of the most talked about producers in hip hop. With fans including Gilles Peterson, Anthony Valadez and Robert Glasper (TBG won Glasper’s official remix competition in 2012) his album ‘8 Miles To Moenart’ is the su…

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