InStereo is Back at Brooklyn Stable TONIGHT and Sh*t Will Be Wavy
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InStereo is Back at Brooklyn Stable TONIGHT and Sh*t Will Be Wavy

YELLOWTAIL, ENGINE, and JUN BUG are back at BROOKLYN STABLE TONIGHT spinning all that inter-genre/inter-generational/international Funk and Soul they know you love so much. We’ll also be introducing a brand new production-oriented artist showcase featuring a few of the city’s talented music-makers. We’re extremely pleased to have Andrew Edward Brown, Jermaine “Maineframe” Fletcher, Kev Brrk … Continue reading

Red Baraat dropped a new Bhangra (Funk?) album – “Shruggy Ji”, Plays the Bowery Ballroom Feb 1st
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Red Baraat dropped a new Bhangra (Funk?) album – “Shruggy Ji”, Plays the Bowery Ballroom Feb 1st

Red Baraat is an eight-piece Brooklyn-based band that performs music that is technically classified as Bhangra, though boxing this outfit into a genre is almost an excercise in futility. It’s led by Sunny Jain on the dhol (a double-headed drum originating from southwest Asia… if you ain’t know already). Elements of Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, … Continue reading

Music from “Black Radio Recovered”  – “Twice” Ft. Solange x The Roots, “Dillalude #2”, + Another Dope Joint
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Music from “Black Radio Recovered” – “Twice” Ft. Solange x The Roots, “Dillalude #2”, + Another Dope Joint

Robert Glasper and his band (Robert Glasper Experiment) have been having an amazing year since the critically acclaimed release of “Black Radio” in February. The album is arguably going down in history as both a hip-hop and jazz classic. To even further extend Black Radio‘s life on music players and playlists, RGE just released the … Continue reading

BlackHouse (Georgia Anne Muldrow X DJ Romes) – The Blackhouse
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BlackHouse (Georgia Anne Muldrow X DJ Romes) – The Blackhouse

As part of the MMG Instrumental Series, MMG just released a dope new project from producer Georgia Anne Muldrow and DJ Romes (of Lootpack), who’ve teamed up to form a group called BlackHouse. Their brand new album out today is called “The Blackhouse” and is full of some seriously creative, soulful, and, most importantly, funky … Continue reading

(NEW) MUSIC From DJ Vadim: “Vah Vaow”, and “Control 2012”, “Don’t Be Scared” On Sale Now!
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(NEW) MUSIC From DJ Vadim: “Vah Vaow”, and “Control 2012”, “Don’t Be Scared” On Sale Now!

DJ Vadim‘s new album, “Don’t Be Scared”, is available now and if you heard its first two singles, there’s a good chance you already know it’s worth buying.  Though it maybe unnecessary, here’s a couple more joints for added incentive: “Vah Vaoh”, which is on the album and features Heidi Vogel, and “Control 2012”, which … Continue reading

FREE CONCERT TONIGHT: Robert Glasper Experiment and Lalah Hathaway at Marcus Garvery Park
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FREE CONCERT TONIGHT: Robert Glasper Experiment and Lalah Hathaway at Marcus Garvery Park

If you have yet to hear or see the Robert Glasper Experiment perform their amazing fusion of jazz, hip-hop, soul, and even alternative, now’s your chance to join in on the fun times. Obviously, the quickest and easiest way to watch and hear the ensemble is to check out the embedded videos below. The first … Continue reading

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New Mixtape (Download and Stream): Chin Injeti – “Peoples”

Wandering Worx, a Vancouver-based Canadian music and film company has released a really dope, FREE mixtape put together by grammy award-winning producer Chin Injeti titled Peoples. The name reflects the project’s theme, which is to pay tribute to all those who have inspired, or been inspired by, Injeti. The album is multi-dimensional in-terms of genre, … Continue reading

Preview Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Bubblers Eight – Out TOMORROW
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Preview Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Bubblers Eight – Out TOMORROW

Saw this posted on KN earlier… definitely had to share it here. BBC Radio Host/Producer/DJ/Globe-traveling Crate-Digger and founder of Brownswood Recordings, Gilles Peterson, is bringing us another eclectic compilation of recordings from “unsung heroes and emerging talent from the Worldwide underground” with the eighth Brownswood Bubblers album. Multinational selections of FOlk, Soul, Hip-Hop, and Jazz … Continue reading

Music from Eastern District Presents: Mosholu | Das Racist & Talib Kweli – The Actual
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Music from Eastern District Presents: Mosholu | Das Racist & Talib Kweli – The Actual

Eastern District recently released a mixtape titled “Mosholu” — a multi-genre compilation bringing a colision of sounds. Every track probably won’t cater to every listener’s tastes. That said, many people will find at least a couple of treats they can vibe with. Having gone to school in the Bronx near Mosholu Parkway, the name got … Continue reading

Dirty Projectors Play and Stream Live TONIGHT – The Music Hall of Brooklyn, Release “Swing Lo Megellan TOMORROW
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Dirty Projectors Play and Stream Live TONIGHT – The Music Hall of Brooklyn, Release “Swing Lo Megellan TOMORROW

Dirty Projectors will playing tonight at 10 in front of fellow Brooklynites at The Music Hall of Williamsburg on the eve of their new album’s release. They’ll also be playing for an international audience being that the show is being streamed live via The Bowery Presents’ YouTube page The album, Swing Lo Magellan is apparently … Continue reading