Month: December 2016

Listen: Amnesia Scanner – AS Chingy [Official Music Video]

:: Very nice!

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Cover Art:
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Artist: Amnesia Scanner
Title: AS Chingy
Release Date: Mach 25, 2016
Label: Young Turks

Follow ‘Amnesia Scanner’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | TwitterSoundCloud

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Listen: The Invisible – Patience

:: This is my jam… Merry Christmas 2016!

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The linup: Dave Okumu (guitar, vocals), Tom Herbert (bass & synthesizer) and Leo Taylor (drums)

Cover Art:
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Artist: The Invisible
Title Of Album: Patience
Release Date: June 10, 2016
Label: Ninja Tune

Tracklist: 
1 So Well
2 Save You
3 Best Of Me
4 Life’s Dancers
5 Different (featuring Rosie Lowe)
6 Love Me Again (featuring Anna Calvi)
7 Memories
8 Believe In Yourself
9 K Town Sunset (featuring Connan Mockasin)

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More ‘The Invisible’ on Music Pickings:
2016, Jun 30 – The Invisible – Wings [Floating Points Remix]
2012, May 08 − The Invisible – Protection [Free Download] / New Album ‘Rispah’ [Full Album Stream]

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Listen: Blue Gas ‎– Shadows From Nowhere

:: Been waiting a long time for this re-press!

It’s dedicated to the 1983 so rare mix of the Balearic / Italo-Disco pure bliss by Blue Gas / Celso Valli, recorded at the famous Stone Castle Studios (Carimate, Italy).

Cover Art:
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Artist: Blue Gas
Title of Single: Shadows From Nowhere
Release Date: December 05, 2016
Label: Best Record Italy

Tracklist:
A1. Shadows from nowhere
A2. Marie
B. Shadows from nowhere (Manu•Archeo “There are shadows because there are hills” extended edit)

Follow ‘Blue Gas” on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

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New Track: Bonobo – Break Apart (feat. Rhye)

:: Lovely second track from Bonobo’s new album ‘Migration’, released 13th January 2017 on Ninja Tune.


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Artist: Bonobo feat. Rhye
Title of Track: Break Apart
Release Date: Dec 07, 2016
Label: Ninja Tune

Follow ‘Bonobo’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

More ‘Bonobo’ on Music Pickings:
2016, Dec 10 – New Album: Migration (2017/01/17) / New Track ‘Kerela’
2013, Mar 30 – Full Album Stream: The North Borders (2013/04/01)
2013, Jan 26 – New Album: The North Borders (2013/04/01) / First Single: Cirrus [Official Video / Free Download]
2011, Nov 26 – The Keeper (feat. Andreya Triana)

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New Album: Daymé Arocena – Cubafonía (2017/03/10) / New Track ‘Mambo Na’ Nà’

:: Beautiful.


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Cover Art:
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Artist: Daymé Arocena
Title of Album: Cubafonía
Release Date: March 10, 2017
Label: Brownswood Recordings

Tracklist:
1 Eleggua
2 La Rumba Me Llamo Yo
3 Lo Que Fue
4 Maybe Tomorrow
5 Negra Caridad
6 Mambo Na’ Mà
7 Cómo
8 Todo por Amor
9 Explicit Ángel
10 It’s Not Gonna Be Forever
11 Valentineå

Upcoming Tour Dates 2017:
Jan 5 // Highline Ballroom // New York (US)
Jan 6 // Le Poisson Rouge // New York (US)
Apr 5 // De Roma // Antwerp (Belgium)
Apr 6th April, Paradiso // Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Apr 7th April, Motel Mozaïque Festival // Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Apr 8th April, Espace Senghor // Brussels (Belgium)
Apr 14 //  Jazz Café // London (UK)

Follow ‘Daymé Arocena’ on:
Facebook | Bandcamp

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More ‘Daymé Arocena’ on Music Pickings:
2015, Dec 02 – Listen: Nueva Era
2015, Aug 22 – Listen: Don’t Unplug My Body

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Listen: Oscar Jerome – 2 Sides

:: Nice one!


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24 year old self made artist Oscar Jerome has been honing his craft as a musician and writer since a young age. He has worked as vocalist, guitarist and composer with countless acts and grown through the thriving South London music scene since he moved there 6 years ago.

In his solo project Jerome brings all of his influences together, sighting artists such as John Martyn, MF Doom, Ebo Taylor, John Coltrane, Gil Scott Heron and Jay Dilla. Oscar’s song writing is motivated by politics, spirituality within music and life experiences. His creative vision is to always make music with sincerity and pay homage to his countless inspirations.

With an acclaimed live show that has taken in Steez, Jazz Cafe, Clore Ballroom, Love Supreme Festival, Richmix, Bussey Building, Brainchild Festival and Hootannany amongst others, Jerome’s well on his way to becoming a major draw. [Press Release via Facebook]

Cover Art:
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Artist: Oscar Jerome
Title of EP: Oscar Jerome
Release Date: November 2, 2016
Label: Independent

Tracklist:
1 Give Back What You Stole from Me
2 Sides
3 You Take Me
4 Evil Song

Follow ‘Oscar Jerome’ on:
Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud | Bandcamp

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New Album: Bonobo – Migration (2017/01/17) / New Track ‘Kerela’

:: Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!


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Artist: Bonobo
Title: Migration
Release Date: January 17, 2017
Label: Ninja Tune

Tracklist:
1. Migration
2. Break Apart (feat. Rhye)
3. Outlier
4. Grains
5. Second Sun
6. Surface (feat. Nicole Miglis)
7. Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat. Innov Gnawa)
8. Kerala
9. Ontario
10. No Reason (feat. Nick Murphy)
11. 7th Sevens
12. Figures

Upcoming Tour Dates:
04/24: Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
04/25: Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
04/26: Boston, MA @ House of Blues
04/28: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
04/29: Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
05/01: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
05/02: Richmond, VA @ The National
05/03: Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
05/11: Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
05/12: Denver, CO @ Red Rocks
05/13: Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
05/15: Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
05/16: St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
05/18: Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
05/19: Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
05/20: Madison, WI @ Orpheum Theater
05/21: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
05/25: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

Follow ‘Bonobo’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

More ‘Bonobo’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Mar 30 – Full Album Stream: The North Borders (2013/04/01)
2013, Jan 26 – New Album: The North Borders (2013/04/01) / First Single: Cirrus [Official Video / Free Download]
2011, Nov 26 – The Keeper (feat. Andreya Triana)

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