Calypso Rose - So Calypso ! (2018)

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Calypso Rose - So Calypso ! (2018)

Calypso Rose - So Calypso ! (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+.log) & artwork | 45:24 min | 317 MB
World, Reggae, Soul, Afrobeat | Label: Because Music

Auf ihrem neuen Album »So Calypso!« zollt die in New York lebende Diva Künstlern und Künstlerinnen Tribut, die sie im Laufe ihrer bald 6 Jahrzehnte dauernden Karriere persönlich oder künstlerisch beeinflusst haben, etwa Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin, The Melodians oder Angelique Kidjo. Ob aus den USA, aus Jamaica oder Benin – sie alle inspirierten die Granddame des Calypso dazu, Black Music und soziale Anliegen in ihrem künstlerischen Werk zu verbinden.

Cellophane Jane - The Open Door to the Merry-Go-Round (2018)

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Cellophane Jane - The Open Door to the Merry-Go-Round (2018)

Cellophane Jane - The Open Door to the Merry-Go-Round (2018)
Garage, Power Pop, Rock, Acoustic | 33:44 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 219 MB
Label: Fashion Valley Records

Cellophane Jane is a Garage/Power Pop band founded by Parma, Ohio native Alex Madej in 2017. The band began as a challenge for Madej to “get back to his roots” by recording, mixing, mastering, and releasing the mini-LP, The Open Door to the Sun, (originally released on Subterranean Cat Records, recently printed for the first time on his own Fashion Valley Records) in one week’s time.

Yemen Blues - Live in Tel Aviv (2018)

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Yemen Blues - Live in Tel Aviv (2018)

Yemen Blues - Live in Tel Aviv (2018)
african, jazz, blues, funk, world music | 1:05:05 | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 418 MB
Label: Chant Records

Conceived from vocalist Ravid Kahalani’s vision, Yemen Blues’ original music mixes of Yemen and West Africa influences with contemporary grooves from funk to mambo and the deep soul of old chants. Conjuring up a rich and diverse aural palette with the use of percussion, oud, horns, and strings, Yemen Blues coexists in both the past and present, at once timeless and modern. The collective is a true collaboration of top master musicians, its core including Ravid Kahalani, Itamar Doari, Rony Iwryn, Shanir Blumenkranz and Itamar Borochov.

The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra - Get It How You Live (2018)

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The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra - Get It How You Live (2018)

The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra - Get It How You Live (2018)
Jazz, Hip Hop | 56:56 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 335 MB
Label: Ropeadope

We are honored to announce that trumpeter par excellence Russell Gunn has joined the Ropeadope family. Russell brings a unique perspective as he has developed a deep sense of the history of Jazz while firmly engrained with Hip-Hop sensibility. The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra is a not just a big band - it is a labor of love for Russell and the players, and for over a year they have been carefully crafting the sound and the compositions that make up their new release - Get It How You Live. With a powerful sound, RKJO comes out swinging, adding in signature performances from Theo Croker, Dionne Farris, and Saunders Sermons. The record hits on July 20, and preorder is all set right here.

The Fugu Plan - MukashiBanashi (2017)

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The Fugu Plan - MukashiBanashi (2017)

The Fugu Plan - MukashiBanashi (2017)
alternative, rock, avant-garde, improvisation, j-pop, jazzy | 1:00:40 | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 339 MB
Label: Chant Records

The Fugu Plan’s MukashiBanashi is based on the secret customs and ancient folktales of Japan, exploring traditions of ritual, tribal, and spiritual music. The band is fronted by Yuka, a mesmerizing singer and composer from Sado Island, a place of banishment starting in the 8th century.

Safe Jazz - Joy, Etc. (2018)

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Safe Jazz - Joy, Etc. (2018)

Safe Jazz - Joy, Etc. (2018)
electronic, beats, hip hop, jazz | 39:06 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 232 MB
Label: Self-Released

Safe Jazz is a group formed by talented producer and bassist Jesse Schuster, who has released an exciting and vibrant electronic/jazz album titled Joy, etc. Inspired by the sound of the LA beat scene, Jesse is able to craft a sound that experiments with electronic compositions, as well as live instrumentation that gives the music a raw and warm feel.

Koby Israelite - The Rest of Now (2018)

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Koby Israelite - The Rest of Now (2018)

Koby Israelite - The Rest of Now (2018)
world, ethnic, balkan, jazz | 47:24 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 316 MB
Label: Chant Records

The author of the old joke that asks, 'what’s the difference between an onion and an accordion', clearly had never hear the much-maligned instrument in the hands of Koby Israelite.

Children of Zeus - Travel Light (2018)

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Children of Zeus - Travel Light (2018)

Children of Zeus - Travel Light (2018)
Hip-Hop/Rap, Soul, Electronic | 50:43 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 294 MB
Label: Low Key Source

It’s been a long road leading to this album for Tyler Daley and Konny Kon. They first embarked on their expedition into the music game two decades back - Tyler entered the scene as a songwriter, producer and vocalist, originally under the moniker Hoodman, whilst Konny began MCing, DJing and beat-making for hip hop crews The Microdisiacs and Broke’n’£nglish, along with DRS & Strategy.

HUW & Richard X Bennett - Wood / Water (2018)

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HUW & Richard X Bennett - Wood / Water (2018)

HUW & Richard X Bennett - Wood / Water (2018)
electronic, downtempo, future jazz, nu-jazz | 54:35 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 307 MB
Label: Soulspazm

UK producer Aaron Dolton (aka HUW) is a disruptor. He looks at things not for what they are, but for what they can become. On Wood/Water, the source materials are the solo piano works of New York jazz musician Richard X Bennett. The piano is sampled, transformed and reimagined through modular synthesis into new sounds that beguile and intrigue, as they explore unknown terrain. All underpinned by the aesthetics of downtempo electronica.

Bao Sissoko, Mola Sylla, Wouter Vandenabeele - Tamala (2017)

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Bao Sissoko, Mola Sylla, Wouter Vandenabeele - Tamala (2017)

Bao Sissoko, Mola Sylla, Wouter Vandenabeele - Tamala (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+.log) | 1:05:18 | 407 MB
World, Africa, Folk | Label: Muziekpublique

Dans cette nouvelle formation en trio, l’alchimie musicale s’est formée tout naturellement. C’est avant tout une rencontre humaine et cela se ressent musicalement. Le grand chanteur et griot sénégalais Mola Sylla vous coupera le souffle jusqu’à la dernière note. Accompagné par le joueur de kora Bao Sissoko et le talentueux Wouter Vandenabeele au violon, ils forment une unité de laquelle émane la musique du coeur.

Houria Aïchi - Chants mystiques d'Algérie (2017)

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Houria Aïchi - Chants mystiques d'Algérie (2017)

Houria Aichi - Chants mystiques d'Algérie (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+.log) & booklet | 54:05 min | 249 MB
World | Label: Accords Croisés

Houria Aïchi, rendue célèbre pour son interprétation des chants de l'Aurès, revisite aujourd'hui le répertoire sacré de son pays. Elle a collecté ici et là des joyaux populaires qui racontent Saints et rites rythmant le quotidien.

Saz'iso - At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me (The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song) (2017)

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Saz'iso - At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me (The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song) (2017)

Saz'iso - At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me (The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song) (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+.log) & booklet | 47:23 min | 276 MB
World, Ethnic, Folk, Celtic | Label: Glitterbeat

It would be fair to say that most listeners in Western Europe have never investigated traditional Albanian music. Thankfully, former Pink Floyd producer Joe Boyd has. Last year, he decided to pay tribute to his favourite Albanian style, "saze", by putting together a band of "virtuoso musicians and vocalists" from the country to record an album paying tribute to the style.

Akae Beka - Kings Dub (2018)

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Akae Beka - Kings Dub (2018)

Akae Beka - Kings Dub (2018)
Reggae, Dub | 1:11:01 | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 397 MB
Label: Grade Records and Andrew Bassie Records

Esperienza mistica dapprima collettiva con i Midnite e poi più intimista con il nome di Akae Beka.
Cambiano le sigle ma non la sostanza, per Vaughn Benjamin vibrazioni e spiritualità camminano costantemente insieme nel nome di Jah Rastafari.

Akae Beka - Nurtured Frequency (2018)

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Akae Beka - Nurtured Frequency (2018)

Akae Beka - Nurtured Frequency (2018)
World, Reggae, Dub | 48:04 min | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 326 MB
Label: Haze St Studios

Akae Beka, the artist formerly known as Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite, is a candidate for the most prolific reggae artist in the universe. The St. Croix native releases multiple albums virtually every year, and they’re never half-hearted affairs.

Polo & Pan - Caravelle (Deluxe) (2018)

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Polo & Pan - Caravelle (Deluxe) (2018)

Polo & Pan - Caravelle (Deluxe) (2018)
Electronic | 1:14:45 | WEB FLAC (tracks) | 503 MB
Label: Caroline (Universal Music)

Breezy electro French duo POLO & PAN have announced they will release a deluxe edition of their debut 2017 album ‘CARAVELLE’ on July 13. Paul Armand-Delille and Alexandre Grynszpan invite you into their colourful world, with music that inspires child-like wonder and captures a sense of fun within the electronic music scene. This new deluxe edition will be released under national label Caroline Australia.