The Heliocentrics are primarily an instrumental group, which operates
out of their vintage analogue studio in East London, called the
Quatermass Sound Lab. For their fourth album, they brought in a young
Slovakian singer named Barbora Patkova. Rooted in far-reaching psych-funk grooves, this is..
The Heliocentrics are primarily an instrumental group, which operates out of their vintage analogue studio in East London, called the Quatermass Sound Lab. For their fourth album, they brought in a young Slovakian singer named Barbora Patkova. Rooted in far-reaching psych-funk grooves, this is cosmi..
The Robert Glasper Experiment, and Robert Glasper himself, have a pretty impressive career and produce some of the most exciting contemporary jazz music.On ArtScience, the Experiment - sax man and vocalist Casey Benjamin, bassist Derrick Hodge, drummer Mark Colenburg and Glasper on piano - weaves ja..
The duo of Yussef Kamaal is one of the figureheads in the current London jazz scene.As their American contemporaries who have given a new (and welcome!) breath to jazz by infusing it with hip-hop sounds (and rhetoric), Kamaal Williams and Yussef Dayes formulated a typically London-based self-taught ..
Culcha Vulcha is the 11th album from the texan Jazz-funk collective Snarky Puppy, led by bassist Michael League.Throughout the nine original compositions of this exhilirating album, which reveal an effervescent creativity, the groove is king!Tracklist -A /Tarova/Semente/Gemini/ -B /Grown..
Drunk, the third full length studio album from singer-bassist-producer Stephen Bruner, AKA Thundercat, is a bold project of 23 tracks spread over four 10-inch discs, featuring several guest acolytes including Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Michael McDonald's, Kenny Loggins, Wiz Khalifa, Kamasi Washington..
Medeski, Martin & Wood have managed to deconstruct, reconstruct and expand the musical and sonic expression of jazz. Over time, the group has created its own musical signature - a perfect synthesis of acoustic jazz-funk informed by hip-hop and electronica - which paved the way to new millennium ..
A landmark in soul music.Isaac Hayes’ second studio album Hot Buttered Soul released in 1969 is recognized as a landmark in soul music.Hot Buttered Soul was sonically revolutionary, embraced by not only soul music lovers, (it sold over three million copies) but with its extended jams, lavish arrange..
A minimalist visionary electro-funk!In 1970, The Family Stone was at its peak of popularity, with its sunny and electrifying music, but the maestro Sly is already moving towards a new dimension. His electronic rhythms experiments with a new machine (the Maestro Rhythm King) and a more nonchalant org..
Reissue on multi-coloured vinyl with tri-fold cover like the original 1973 release.Born Malcolm "Mac" Rebennack, you probably know him as Dr. John the Night Tripper, and if you’re familiar with his music, then you know this album, which remains his best album and the most commercially successful eff..
Originally released in 1997 - the same day than OK Computer by Radiohead - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space is the third album by Spiritualized, a Jason Pierce (or J. Spaceman) project, which rock impose by its grandeur, the richness of its arrangements and the intensity and realism of ..
One of New Orleans R & B predominant figuresHaving written and produced a good number of successful records for other artists - from Lee Dorsey's "Ya Ya," to Dr. John's album In the Right Place, including brass arrangements for The Band, Allen Toussaint is one of New Orleans R & B predominan..
One of the best album of the 1970s and one of the Greatest Albums of All TimeReleased in 1971, Maggot Brain is the third studio album by the funk band Funkadelic, a colorful psychedelic funk group, whose sound relates as much to Sly & the Family Stone as to Jimi Hendrix. Pitchfork Media named it..
George Clinton and his P-Funk flagship album.Mothership Connection is, without a doubt, George Clinton and his P-Funk flagship album (Parliament-Funkadelic). Not only considered one of the most accomplished and exploded funk era productions, the album is also one of the major sources of inspiration ..
Sampha is a singer, keyboardist and producer originally from South London in the UK, widely known for his collaborative work with international artists such as SBTRKT, FKA twigs, Jessie Ware, Drake, Kanye West, Koreless, Lil Silva, Katy B among others. More recently, he has collaborated on Solange's..