As we’ve lost one of the greatest, Gil Scott-Heron, many people dug out their favourite records and payed tribute. Check these from Gilles Peterson, Benji B, Twit One, Black Classical, Ennio Styles, DJ Mayhem, Cookin Soul, Melting Pot or the previously recommended JJ Smoking Sessions. There are probably 500 more of these, but maybe you should start buying his albums instead – if you don’t have them by now.
The city of Munich will host an exhibition on electronic pioneers Kraftwerk later this year in autumn. I’m particularly interested in its catalogue, Kraftwerk: 3D, which should make it to regular bookstores around the world.
FACT Magazine had quite some exciting album news this week, including Zomby’s Dedication, Silkie’s City Limits Vol. 2 and Björk’s iPad album. There were some links up for a stream of Zomby’s album, but they currently don’t seem to work
Aus Music’s Midland did an exclusive mixtape for URB Mag. So did Dego for W Hotels, but it’s kinda hard to find (click on Living Room, then switch to playlist mode.) Lastly, here is another Kutmah mix for the Sketchbook radio show.
Just in time for the new Domu album, Beane the Noodler has put together a 2-hour tribute show. It was broadcasted yesterday, but you can download it for a limited time.
02. Domu feat. Nicole Kramer – Last time
03. Umod – Puffin dance
04. Swell Session vs. Domu feat. Elsa Esmeralda – A Heart To Cover For
05. Umod – You better recognise
06. Domu feat. Nicole Kramer
07. Umod – Mezzaine (Instrumental)
08. Bukola – Hypnotise (Domu remix)
09. AC Lewis – Tickles (Domu dub)
10. 12th Floor – Get down (Domu remix)
11. Maddslinky feat. Jenna G – Something xtra (Domu remix)
12. Domu – So precious
13. Domu – The Boss
14. Domu – Springbreak
15. Only Child – I love you so (Domu remix)
16. Domu feat. Face – Save it
17. Jinadu – Turning the tide (Domu remix)
18. Broke ‘n’ English – Take it low (Domu remix)
19. Domu – Sail away with me (Instrumental)
20. Domu feat. Alexander – Won’t let it go
21. Bakura – Reach the sky
22. Rima – This world