Skyzoo: All The Brilliant Things (Stream)

Today sees the release of Skyzoo’s latest album, All The Brilliant Things, which focuses on the gentrification and appropriation that have besieged his beloved New York borough and beyond. If you caught the singles that were released in the run-up, you will have some sense of the direction the production is taking – jazz-soaked beats with heavy dashes of soul – and if you’re familiar with Skyzoo’s reputation, then you will already know that virtually every line is a thing of beauty in its own right. Some strong features too, with the likes of Raheem DeVaughn, BJ The Chicago Kid, Monica Blaire and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble bringing their own strains to the mix. You can explore the album below, then cop a physical or download via Mello Music Group.

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Black Milk: DiVE EP (Stream)

Following on from the release of a new video a couple of weeks ago, Black Milk returns with his latest project – the DiVE EP. Having been a fan of the Detroit artist since I first heard Long Story Short roughly 10 years ago, it’s been fascinating hearing how his sound and approach to production has evolved during that decade. Continue reading “Black Milk: DiVE EP (Stream)”

Black Milk ft. BJ The Chicago Kid: If U Say

Last week we were gifted a new track from Detroit favourite, Black Milk, as he announced the details of his latest project. The DiVE EP is desbribed by Mass Appeal as a “journey of betrayal, self-forgiveness and maneuvering through life’s toughest lessons”. If U Say features vocal contributions from BJ The Chicago Kid. More news on the EP soon.

Children of Zeus: Sunsets & Soulfood Mix

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Children of Zeus have been added to this year’s Soundwave line-up in Croatia and to celebrate that fact, they have put together a mix which is pretty much guaranteed to kill any trace of your winter blues. The 50 minute mix features a nice selection of cuts from the likes of Anderson .Paak, BJ the Chicago Kid and Joyce Wrice, as well as Konny & Tyler themselves. You can stream it below and I’ve included the tracklist for easy reference. Enjoy. Continue reading “Children of Zeus: Sunsets & Soulfood Mix”