This week’s STERYO Play features music from: Chaz Bundick meets The Mattison 2, Boonie Mayfield, Brock Berrigan, Phora, Nujabes, Philantrophe, and many more.
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.
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.
The incredible Brock Berrigan drops a wonderfully soul-filled gem titled Point Pleasant. This ISH right here will have you climbing that highest point.
“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.
Spiritual State is the third studio album by Nujabes, released posthumously as a follow-up to Modal Soul in 2005. The album was incomplete upon Nujabes’ death in February 2010, inspiring those close to him to see it finished. Spiritual State was released in Japan on December 3, 2011 and February 2012 in the United States.
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.
This week’s STERYO Play features music from: Flamingosis, Stan Forebee, HashFinger, MTBD, The Jazz Jousters, Engelwood, Brock Berrigan, and many more.
STERYO Play is a hand selected playlist comprised of deep cuts from jazz, hip hop, electronic, and world music made available every Monday. STERYO Play is *All-human selection but algorithmically inspired. 🙂
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!