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How do you make Tuxedo sound even more outrageously fresh? Just unite them with funk pioneers Zapp, of course. That is what has happened on the latest track from Mayer Hawthore and Jake One, with the Troutman family & co. bringing their classic talk box cool to the mix. Shy is available to stream below and you can download it via Stones Throw. Read the rest of this entry »

Wicked mix from Tuxedo, providing the perfect aperitif for their album release on Friday. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One had this to say: “The mix contains many Tux Refuxes and other assorted exclusives. Play this only at maximum volume…. We love each and every one of you.” Which is nice. You can stream the mix below and the full tracklist is available on Soundcloud. Tuxedo II is available to pre-order now through Stones Throw. Read the rest of this entry »

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Well this just brightened up my Sunday no end, which I think we all could do with right about now. If you don’t know, Tuxedo is the disco funk brainchild of Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne – aka Taurus & Aquarius – and they have just released a new EP, Fux with the Tux. If you’re familiar with Hawthorne’s previous releases, you will know the style, but this is very different to a lot of Jake Ones back catalogue. Read the rest of this entry »