Originally released as part of the Beatport-exclusive Project: Mooncircle compilation, New York’s KRTS just put his remix for My Panda Shall Fly & Mau’lin on his SoundCloud page. The compilation came out in November 2014 and is a cross section through the label’s back catalogue, the remix one of its few exclusive tracks. You can listen to the original version on 2014’s Push EP.
In other My Panda Shall Fly related news, there’s a full album —titled Too— coming out on Project: Mooncircle in April 2015.
Three years after the release of his mixtape “1999”, Brooklyn-based rapper Joey Bada$$ celebrates the release of “B4.DA.$$”, his long-awaited and first proper album. But that’s not the only thing to celebrate for Joey this week, as today marks also his birthday. On the occasion he shares a free download, another track produced by Statik Selektah.
“B4.DA.$$” is available on iTunes, Amazon or Spotify.
Four years have passed since these tracks were recorded at various Caribou live shows in Belgium and the UK, now Dan Snaith is selling them for a good cause. What makes this EP stand out is the line-up involved in the Caribou Vibration Ensemble: Four Tet and James Holden on synthesizers, Ahmed “Sinkane” Gallab on drums, a three piece brass section, flutist, and Dan Snaith himself on vocals, synth and electric guitar.
Available on Bandcamp for $3 (or more) with all proceeds going to Gendered Intelligence.
Nectarines is the b-side of of Nuits Sonores and the EP holding both tracks is available digitally as of today, with the vinyl release following next week. You can pick up the download from the Eglo Bandcamp, Bleep, iTunes and maybe the digital store of your choice. Pre-orders for the vinyl at the former two stores include an instant download!
Following NameBrandSounds‘ debut EP on Technicolour was followed by several remixes by the duo consisting of IG Culture and Alex Phountzi. One of them was the remix for Ill Blu‘s Blu Magic, which —I think— was never properly released.
Well, as of today you can grab a free download from the NameBrandSound Bandcamp page. Enjoy!
Will Bankhead’s Trilogy Tapes label has put out plenty of good music in 2014, I counted more than two dozens of 12-inches alone (plus mixtapes and collaborative releases!) But since the year isn’t quite over yet, watch out for more to come. Next in the pipeline is another one from Rezett, his third on the label following Zootie EP from earlier this year.
Listen to a first track in the player above before TTT032 lands in all good record stores on December 18, 2014!
Say hello to a new track from Floating Points, who continues to release EPs rather than treating us with some bigger work. But let’s don’t take the second half of the previous sentence too serious, if that was a complaint it was clearly on a very high level. The Eglo Records co-founder has won my heart since his very first releases, each shining for its high quality productions. This new one continues in that tradition, as you can hear for yourself.
The digital release will be out as soon as December 8, with the vinyl shipping a couple of days before Christmas. Choose the format of your liking from the Eglo Bandcamp store.
Earlier this week, the new Doc Daneeka EP “From Mine To Mistress” was released on his own Ten Thousand Yen label. Two of the tracks feature rising star Seven Davis Jr. on vocal duties, one of them being the lush I Promise. Unfortunately, the Kon (of Kon & Amir fame) edit you can hear above is not part of package, so you have to stick with the stream taken from his SoundCloud page.
Luke Vibert gives the drummer some on his remix for FaltyDL, the original take from latest album In The Wild. Since the track is not part of the obscurely named ///I\II\\\\ EP, I’m going to assume there is more new music to come from Drew Lustman in the near future. Will keep you updated once more details have been revealed!
However, Luke Vibert has revived his Amen Andrews alias to release a new EP on FaltyDL’s Blueberry label. You can grab your copy here!
Ah, what can I say about the Madlib-produced Freddie Gibbs album. Released in March on Madlib’s Rappcats label, “Piñata” is still among my most regularly played albums of the year and my favourite hip-hop record in a long time. So, perhaps it’s needless to say I was pleasantly surprised to hear about a new single released, including the remix you can listen to above featuring guest verses by Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$. November 18th is the day when you can pick up the record on vinyl in all good record stores! If you’re in the U.S., also check out the tour dates for October and November.
Following his album In The Wild, Drew Lustman is readying a new EP with remixes by the likes of μ-Ziq, Blueberry-signed Brrd, Los Angeles-based E+E, and remixes by FaltyDL himself. Eight tracks in total, the EP called “///I\II\\\\” (yes, really!) will be out on November 27, 2014 via Ninja Tune.A1. Greater Antilles VIP
A2. Rolling (μ-Ziq Remix)
A3. Frontin (Brrd Remix)
B1. Do Me (Bruk Mix)
B2. Grief (E+E Remix)
B3. GA 2 Tape outcome.z130583
B4. M ///I\II\\
B5. P ///I\II\\
Update: Added tracklist
What you hear above is the first piece of original music by Canadian jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD since their album III came out on Innovative Leisure earlier this year. Since their is no additional info about a future release, I assume it was merely put out to promote their October live tour on the West Coast.
The producer behind one of my favourite albums this year, Warp-signed producer patten, contributed a track for the new remix EP by his label-mate Kwes. Clearly my favourite among the remixes, but another track worth checking is new Kwes track “Hives II” featuring Chicago rapper Jeremiah Jae, another member of the Warp family. Buy ilpix. on Bleep, iTunes and Amazon, stream on Spotify.
Update Embedded player not working? Try here!
Auckland’s hip-hop collective @Peace and the Plutonian Noise Symphony released their brilliantly odd/oddly brilliant debut album back in March this year. Good things come to those that wait and six months from the digital album, the group releases its self-titled record on vinyl. I’m not sure whether to trust that “sold out” badge on their Bandcamp page, you sometimes get to see that with items that aren’t yet available. But then again, you lot surprise me all the time with your disinterest in vinyl, so maybe you just want to listen to the stream or buy the digital album. In any case you should download this free track you can hear above!
Oh, and should you be in New Zealand in October, why not check one of their live gigs while there?
I guess I have been out of the habit to buy CDs for many years by now, but I remember the inexplicable practice to put extra tracks on the Japanese version of almost every album. And how many I bought just to get them. These it’s a bit easier to catch a glimpse of this continuing practice. FaltyDL for instance shared the bonus track of his excellent new album In The Wild on his SoundCloud profile. Judge for yourself whether it’s a worthy addition or just a random extra to please the industry.
Oh, and since we’re at it, don’t miss the FaltyDL guestmix on the latest Beats In Space radio-show (or listen back to his previous one!)