2017-01-09 05:13:44 UTC
Safe to say Becoming Phill is the only southern African electro/funk/boogie producer in the game right now. He won a Namibian Music Award a few years back for some hiphop records then went straight into this kind of sound, and here’s the album – Electrum. It’s a mix of electro, funk & r&b that is doing very well on the dancefloors in Namibia right now. It features vocals from Namibian singers Shishani and Dantago, and guitar from Christian Polloni, who has worked with Papa Wemba and Youssou N’Dour.
01 Tomorrow Love Feat Shishani
02 Longing For You
03 No Light Feat Dantago
04 Electrum Feat Shishani
05 Love Is Not Hard To Get Feat Christian Polloni
06 To Love Somebody Feat Christian Polloni
07 1991 In '86
08 Drownin' Feat Shishani
09 Give Me Your Love Feat Christian Polloni
r&b, soul, electronic, funk
2017-01-04 20:59:21 UTC
Here's a warm blast of gauzy guitar-based rock from Blue Plutos, a track called "Immediate Engagements". Off the group's new album 'Moon Language', "Immediate Engagements is about getting older and recognizing the need to really focus attention on the interests or hobbies or matter most, in order to feel like we're maximizing the time we have on this Earth.
"As far as the writing of the song, we wanted to write a song that was really straightforward but also kind of chugging at the same time," Ryan Agnew explains. "I was listening to a lot of Beach House and and you will know us by the trail of dead... while we were recording it which I think is reflected in the production of the song. The riff at the end of the song is a very fun one to play and was written separately but fits well - it also has a really nice solo from Tyler. "
The trio - based out of both Brooklyn, NY and Boston, MA - is comprised of Tyler and Matt Agnew, in addition to Mat Lundin. Their 2014 EP, Dennett St, combined jangle-pop with cut-up electroacoustic beats, and reverb-drenched samples. The new album pursues a more layered, eclectic sound.
alternative, indie, rock, synthpop
2017-01-04 20:50:46 UTC
Brooklyn poet/MC Ursa Major releases "Polaris". The EP features an edgy blend of conceptual storytelling, lyricism of the golden era, and the songwriting chops of a modern artist pushing the genre forward. Making a statement and etching his place in Hip Hop, Ursa Major dares to push the limits and frames his artistry beyond the average concept of the genre. Each track rides a rhythm and tests those encouraged to push The Label Noir to the next level. Featured tracks are Far From Home, produced by Highly Affiliated; Only the Best produced by Khaleel Deal; Starry Night produced by Ktha1; Window Seat II produced by Highly Affiliated; and Polaris produced by Theme Music.
- Far From Home (prod. by Highly Affiliated)
- Only The Best (prod. by Khaleel Deal)
- Starry Night (prod. by Ktha1)
- Window Seat II (prod. by Highly Affiliated
- Polaris (prod. by Theme Music)
2017-01-04 20:38:13 UTC
Misha Mishajashvili is a musician from lasnamae, estonia. His album "2017" is about life at the time of Soviet Union. His music portrays the poverty of the city of lasnamae.
1.Далеко от Бабеля 02:52
2.Небо никогда не катит 03:20
4.у ворот Сиона 04:25
5.сладкий предвестником смерти 04:35
6.Заполнение пробелов 02:28
8.Он разбил мое сердце 03:30
9.Усталый и измученный 04:12
10.Я любил тебя, как никто другой, Ханна 07:24
abstract, collage, dark, ambient, ethnic, experimental
2017-01-04 20:28:52 UTC
Fra Zedde is from Bologna, Italy, and he started this year with a solo project called TONTO. On the 27th of December "Excerpts #2" has been released on tape produced by 5 labels: Musica per organi caldi, Weird Tapes Rekords, Narvalo Suoni, Still Fuckin Angry Records, Insonnia Lunare.
A1 - strɔŋz streɪnʤ strɪŋ 01:50
A2 - slæp ðætæs pɔrnlænd 01:28
A3 - ʌnənˈtɪl juˈwɑnə 03:08
A4 - bæd lʌk 04:32
A5 - ɔlˈ rɛdiwʌn 01:53
A6 - wɛz ma'duti 02:10
B1 - roʊtər 01:55
B2 - məˈʃingən ˈpɔrtɪshɛd 04:06
B3 - æzjufɪr ðəˈwaɪər 02:25
B4 - rəɪawəðrɪfujzæ 01:33
B5 - oʊ! akænt dɪˈzɑlv 01:47
B6 - ulakàrtanɔ 00:42
experimental, electroacoustic, electroacustic, hardcore
Orellana is a neo-classical/post-rock collective hailing from Bristol, UK. Their new album “52”, released in late December, brought in the new year with it’s explosive and intricate sound. The project’s music transcends genre definitions in order to focus on a broad, diverse concept that is more emotional than tangible. This particular release is full of rich and diverse arrangements, but it is also a powerful exercise in minimalism, one that showcases the strength of very few notes placed in the right spots. The simplicity of the arrangement is actually one of the strongest aspects of this entire release: there’s a palpable stillness created by the long, drone notes in the background, which almost makes you feel like the world is happening in slow motion. When the chords and notes change, it feels quite monumental due to the beautiful contrast between the stillness of the background textures and the expressive sound of the guitar-based melodies.
Davenport Rex is a music project based in Detroit, Michigan. Their sound is diverse and challenging, yet accessible and appealing. The band’s music stands out as a combination of tasteful progressive rock, with shades of various influences, ranging from alternative to symphonic hard rock, just to mention a few.