This week’s STERYO Play features music from: Kendrick Lamar, Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattison 2, Nujabes, Danger Mouse feat. Run the Jewels, Faith Evans, Snoop Dogg, Flamingosis, and many more.
The incredible Brock Berrigan drops a wonderfully soul-filled gem titled Point Pleasant. This ISH right here will have you climbing that highest point.
Chaz Bundick meets The Mattson 2 “Star Stuff” is the kind of record that only comes about every once in a blue moon. It slips into existence by the merest margins at the very edge of universal consciousness and then expands to fill a vacuum that we didn’t know needed filling until it appeared full right before us.
Legendary hip hop group De La Soul’s And The Anonymous Nobody instrumental album.
Masterful musical storytelling! Téhu is unique, he tells a brilliant story using sounds converted into luscious rhythms. Every song has passion and it’s crafted in a manner which is best described as inner-personal narratives. It gives you the jolting inspiration needed to go over the hump, in any task, any day!
Just made available on Spotify, Locations: Poland, the 7th volume in the Locations series continues igniting the flames of jazz passion. Sampling Polish jazz, the Jazz Jousters led by Gadget, embarked on a journey to deliver us a whole project dedicated to one geographical area. Yes, The Jazz Jousters are the first ones to produce a pure album on Poland.
Eight years later, Question and Freddie Joachim’s Study Guide is new as 2009.
This week’s STERYO Play features music from: Chaz Bundick meets The Mattison 2, Boonie Mayfield, Brock Berrigan, Phora, Nujabes, Philantrophe, and many more.
Recorded in smoke heavy filled rooms, the collaborative project between Baltimore’s Tek.Lun and Queens, NY native DrewsThatDude was recorded over a two week period.
“Bomb sativa & anime” are the culprits to this wonderful work of music art.
Vocalist Gretchen Parlato was the first ever vocalist to be admitted to the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance. In A Dream is a 10 song EP released in 2009 and features some of her best work. A recent album Live in NYC released in 2013 features some of her In A Dream songs.
“LIVE, was the product of a special show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, the same venue where my father recorded Donny Hathaway Live. That night changed me. It was total exposure for me. There were moments during the making of that record… on that day… in that room… on that stage… where I felt like I needed to detach. I had to hide. What I was experiencing was so intense and unchartered I wasn’t sure what was going to happen to me when I really engaged. That was the moment I stopped hiding myself. I realised I was stepping into a light. I was literally and figuratively, taking a step into a new place, a new space where I could no longer hide. The record is not perfect. I didn’t fix every little thing and that was liberating. I submitted myself to the truth of the moment.”
The creation of Manj took place over a 2 year period. The resulting track list is a reflection of the ongoing evolution of our creative pallets over that period. Manj was recorded at the UC Santa Cruz Electronic Music Studios and CalArts Dizzy Gillespie Studio, then mastered at Waterland Studios in Venice, Italy.
UK based Yellow Days released Harmless Melodies in 2016.
“Solomon Vaughn aka Boonie Mayfield has never culled “a little bit of this, a little bit of that” as an attitude in his creations. From his lush studio instrumentation to the committed, experimental shamelessness of his raps and beats, Boonie has always explored music-making unapologetically, at the risk of radically revising his sound despite its reception on each new occasion. And so he has come thus far with an adventurous, high-flying model of producing music. He transcends genres; he twists and turns styles, always searching for every possible creative edge, no matter how elusive that may prove to be. He has released singles, EP’s, mixtapes and albums, stylistically diverse between them, but always with one common goal in mind – being the best he can be…by his own standards, and means.