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Discover: Anomalie

For fans of neo-soul, funk and jazz (think J Dilla, Nujabes, Gramatik, Lauren Desberg, Todd Terje, Portico Quartet or Submotion Orchestra), Anomalie is a Canadian producer making waves, always delivering stellar beats, funky melodies and entrancing piano solos. Nicolas Dupuis was born in Montreal and made his debut in 2016 with his Odyssée single (which, in a typically awesome SoundCloud comment, has been compared to … Continue reading Discover: Anomalie

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Music News (April 6 2022): Ghostpoet. CIFIKA. Ghostly Kisses. Ibeyi. Amber Mark. Wet Leg. Kelsey Lu

Ghostpoet & Federico Albanese Collaborate On “Feel Again” Ghostpoet (Obaro Ejimiwe) is a UK artist whose output defies categorization. His incisive lyrics and soulful delivery put him in the same hemisphere as rappers like Roots Manuva, or trip-hop acts like Massive Attack. He has collaborated with both – but is more comfortable, in his own words, as “an artist who experiments with sounds and loves … Continue reading Music News (April 6 2022): Ghostpoet. CIFIKA. Ghostly Kisses. Ibeyi. Amber Mark. Wet Leg. Kelsey Lu

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SXSW 2022 Spotlight Playlist

The South By Southwest festival, taking place this year from March 11-20 in Austin, Texas, is the biggest festival of its kind, one of the true gatekeepers of avant-garde, indie and world music, simply one of the best places for the discovery of new artists to obsess over. Even if you can’t attend, there will be numerous SXSW live performances streamed online in the following … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Spotlight Playlist

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Discover: Samora Pinderhughes’s Protest Art

Samora Pinderhughes is a composer and pianist who aims to stay involved through his music, blending soul, jazz and poetry in order to move the listener, to really alter the way they see the world. He uses theatre and film, music and haunting lyrics in order to make powerful resistance art, and his complex jazz compositions are simply stunning. Pinderhughes’s latest video is “Masculinity”, aiming … Continue reading Discover: Samora Pinderhughes’s Protest Art

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Music News (Feb 6th 2022): Drum & Lace. Mitski. James Blake. Interlay. Wild Rivers. New German Cinema. LNDFK. QZB. Water From Your Eyes.

Drum & Lace announce full-length LP, delight fans with shimmering “Creatura” This is perhaps old news for most people, but Drum & Lace’s music is just amazing, and we feel some more appreciation is a must for this producer. Delighting fans of poetry with her warm, exquisite, ambient synth-heavy soundtrack for “Dickinson”, Drum & Lace (Sofia Hultquist) shared “Creatura”, meant to showcase her new LP … Continue reading Music News (Feb 6th 2022): Drum & Lace. Mitski. James Blake. Interlay. Wild Rivers. New German Cinema. LNDFK. QZB. Water From Your Eyes.

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Discover: Lapalux

Lapalux (real name Stuart Howard) is a British producer well-known for his lush soundscapes, unpredictable shifts in rhythm, and rich textures. He has released four albums under the Brainfeeder label, and has worked with artists such as Andreya Triana and Kerry Leatham. In his 2013 single “Without You”, Lapalux manages to create an entire universe in under four minutes: a slow, seductive synth and wet … Continue reading Discover: Lapalux