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Out right now is the new video for ‘Partner in Crime’, from 20 year old Londoner Nayana IZ. Its the follow up trio her rather brilliant debut EP ‘Smoke Y Fly’, and marks the end of an important year for her. Of the song, she describes it “is about that person you trust most even …

Seattle based Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio have announced details of their sophomore album. ‘I told you so’ is out on Colemine Records on January 29th next year, and ahead of it they released the first single ‘Call your Mom’. Made up of self taught virtuoso Delvin Lamarr, guitarist Jimmy James and The Sextones drummer Dan …

BROOKLYN’S unparalleled Big Crown, who know soul and a brilliant retro groove when they see one, have decided to go a-peerin’ into the vaults, bringing some lost session treasure into the light; and to this end they’re launching a new series that does exactly what it says on the tin: Big Crown Vaults. The label …

Following on from his recent musical supergroup Dinner Party, which saw Robert Glasper join forces with Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington, and 9th Wonder, Glasper is back with a new single ‘Better than I Imagined, featuring H.E.R. And Meshell Ndegeocello. It’s the first new music from the Black Radio 3 project, coming in 2021. Of the song, Robert …

Sometime Karate Boogaloo drummer Hudson Whitlock and his mysterious studio project the Pro-Teens are gearing up for the release of their album, out on September 4th via College of Knowledge Records, and out right now is the new single, and title track from the album, I flip my life every time I fly. The Melbourne …

New York based singer songwriter Freeman Young has released a new single, No Nevermind, the follow u0 to his lauded debut single Running Back, which dropped back in May. Of the track, Young says “I’ve lost count of how many times I’d overthink the most trivial thing then beat myself up for overthinking about it. …

A few days in Melbourne at the time that the fires were engulfing Australia provided the wherewithal and opportunity for New York singer and activist Danielle Pounder and Melbourne’s cinematic soul troupe Karate Boogaloo the chance to deliver ‘Look Around’, a commentary of all that we face in the world right now. Danielle says “Fires …

Japanese trumpeter Takuya Kuroda, perhaps best know for his 2014 Blue Note album ‘Rising Son’ (produced by José James no less) recently signed to First World Records, and has announced his new LP ‘Fly Moon Die Soon’ is out on September 14th. From it, he’s shared a new single ‘Change’. Breezy jazz chords and this …

Following on from his 2019 debut, British producer, songwriter and guitarist Beau Diako has released a new track Animal, which grew out of a jam session in L.A. with South Cali native COCO providing vocals. Of the track, Beau says “Animal” was made earlier this year with some friends in LA and a new love …

We’ve already professed our love for Nia Wyn via these very pages, and she has followed up her single ‘Who Asked You’, with not one but two new singles – Atlantis and Ghosted. Atlantis wrings all the soul it can out of Nia as her sharply observed lyrics and edgy vocal sweep of the smooth …