Music And Sounds - our monthly music chart of music you actually CAN obtain. Well most of them!
Music to find, discover and buy…
1) Evangeline - Someone (Best Of Records) (Produced By DJ Simbad). Something sweet and different from Best Of Records. Check this label out. Out on all the platforms 11th May 2014.
2) MANIK - Because Of You (Black Butter Recs) This is a stunning piece of twisted deep house music. Go get it. Essential for your sonic sound listening…
3) The Dandadda - Higher Dimension (from The Dandadda forthcoming EP out 27th April on Direct Demand Distribution). These guys have just recorded a track with the infamous Ragga Twins and have a gig on the 26th April at The Brixton Jamm. We suggest you check them out!
4) Angel Wade - Reflections (Sound Sonix). Brand new music from Angel and on new label Sound Sonix. This is a label to look out for…
5) Jo.Ey - Pre War: Defying-Convention EP. (Promo) A free download coming in April. Check out this guy. Supa Dupa High and Six2 (Stick It In) are signs of a UK hip hop beast in the making.
6) Garcia Project - Album (Promo) This is not around as yet but a pure slice of great soul/ R&B music from the original player from DrizaBone. Superb).
7) Kerri Chandler - Think of Something (Watergate). Taken from The watergate Files EP Just got this in my inbox and it blew my ears off. As usual the legend brings us something to chew on….delicious.
8) Shur-I-Kan - As We (Second Life EP) (OneThirty) . This guys music output is consistent and regular. I mean, he must release 10 tracks a month! This is one killer mellow vibe.
9) Eric Ericksson - Yuki (Deeper Dub) (Swedish Brandy). Sonically superb well produced house music for the heads. Get this EP.
10) Karol Conka - Batukfreak LP. You want something seriously different and has the attitude of a bear with a toothache then this is it. Brazilian Trap. Yeah and fucking brillaint. On repeat! Here comes the World Cup! Oh and the production is excellent…
11) The Ragga Twins - Deady Zone EP (Promo) (Check out Fed Up/Going In fabulous UK dancehall hip hop)
12) Outboxx - On My Own (Independence Mixx) (Local Talk). More sonic sumptuous sounds from Local Talk. Another must have recording.
13) De La Soul - Smell The DA.I.S.Y. FREE DOWNLOAD. Inspired by Dilla and deliver by De La what more do you want? Its free!
14) Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata album. Check this album as a whole. The production and delivery is exceptional. Hip Hip at its very best.
15) Compost Brazil Selection Vol. 1 - Primavera - Samba & Bossa Beats - mixed & compiled by Tom Burclay (Compost). A must have for the collection. A great compilation of contemporary Samba and Bossa beats. YUM!
16) Honeysweet - Good Ol Love (Honeycomb Vocal Mix) (Honeycomb Music) WOW! Sounds like it was recorded with Curtis Mayfield in mind. This is soulful, old school, organ driven, beautiful music. Fetch me my pipe and slippers!
17) SKMK - I Can Love from “Giving Up On You” EP. Monster house track..
18) Papa Records & Reel People Music Present MESSAGES Vol. 9 - Richard Earnshaw Sampler Jon Cutler - I’ll Take You (Go get this! Its serious!)
19) Robert Glasper Experiment - Somebody Else feat Emeili Sandi from Black Radio 11. Ahh RB and his experiment. Live they are the bomb. On record they are the bomb.
20) Steven Stone feat - Running To Love (Richard Earnshaw mix). Deep soulful house at it’s very best.
I could have put a top 50 together this month as there is so much good music about. But alas nooo.
ENJOY buying this lot if you can. Happy Record Store Day.