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Songwriter, instrumentalist and producer Jordan Rakei is preparing for the deluxe edition of his brilliant ‘Origin’ album from last year – out on the ever-brilliant Ninja Tune on March 13th. From it he’s released a new track, one of a wealth of new material included on the release, called ‘Signs’ featuring hip-hop royalty and grammy …

North Wales soul-crossover artist Nia Wyn has released her debut EP ‘Love I can’t ruin’, ahead of supporting Paul Weller on a run of dates in the UK. It features previous singles ‘Stay in Your Lane’ and ’10 Seconds’, as well as the title track and two other tracks. Of the release Wyn says “I’m …

Oxnard-based artist Los Retros has released new single ‘Never Have Enough’. Following on from previously-released ‘Friends’ as the latest offering from his debut EP. The blissful new track showcases his skillset across instruments and vocals, as he lays down the funk A first-generation Mexican-American, 19-year-old Los Retros began experimenting with music as a child, borrowing …

Soul singer/songwriter Brian Owens is nearing the release of his new album Love Came Down, his first since 2017’s Soul of Cash, and in anticipation he has released not one, but two songs from the record – co-write Cool Water (Justice Runs Down Like), and a cover of a rare tune by Marvin Gaye, Sparrow. …

19-year-old Aucklander Bene has released her latest single ‘Evil Spider’.     “‘Evil Spider’ is about wanting someone that’s already taken. When writing the song, I didn’t wanna make the lyrics too obviously evil, so I thought I’d turn myself into the spider, making it a lil lighter and making the song revolve around me weaving …

Out rit now is ‘Saffron Yellow’, the new single taken from London singer-songwriter Bryon Jarman-Pinto’s debut album ‘Cage Anschluss Aviary’, out on Tru Thoughts on July 26th. “It’s based around a narrative of nonsense that speaks of escape and exploration” Jarman-Pinto explains , “At the time [of writing] I was feeling exasperated with the album, …

Palermo jazz/funk outfit Smuggler Brothers have returned after a long haitus with a new 7″ EP on the Schema label ahead of a new album, the follow up to 2015’s self titled debut, which drops next month. As an added bonus the tracks on the EP are not on the album, so it serves as …

Jordan Rekei has announced his new album, ‘Origin’ is out on June 14th via Ninja Tune, and from it he’s released a single, Say Something. It’s a happy go lucky smooth slice of modern soul at first glance. The sheen on the production glows, as Rekei’s silvery vocals warm the cockles against a backdrop of …

Out right now is ‘Something My Heart Trusts’, the new single from Yasmin Lacey, and the follow up to her recent single 90 Degrees. She’s one of the outstanding voices in British Jazz right now, and has received strong support from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jamz Supernova, Tom Ravenscroft, Huey Morgan and Jamie Cullum, …

Philadelphia singer-songwriter Moses Mosima has shared his new, self produced single, everything will be alright, and as he explains – it’s a reaction to all the negativity going on in the world at the monent. I felt compelled to record and write this song in response to the onslaught of negativity we are confronted with …