Koreless flips 808 toms and melodic synth licks…Autonomic’s dBridge bumps his trademark epic half-time D&B steez…Deep Medi’s Quest builds a soring slo-mo house groove reminiscent of his certified anthem ‘Smooth Skin’…and Ghostpoet invites none other than Roots Manuva to lay a verse on his own Gang Panang remix.
Legendary record labels usually combine a visionary musical agenda with a visual aethetic that is unmistakable. For two decades, Ninja Tune artists have helped define what electronic music “looks like” via a series of impressive music videos. Here are some of our favorite clips from the past 20 years.
Get ready for Donn T, she’s the sister of everybody’s favorite late night drummer ?uestlove, and her new album Kaleidoscopic is out for global release. The Philly native and global citizen is no newcomer to the music scene; her parents were touring musicians and she’s been working behind the scene with Common (“I Am Music”), the Randy Watson Experience (“Morning Bell”), licensed music for TV and film, and shared stage with artists like Amy Winehouse, Zap Mama, John Legend, Les Nubians, Floetry and more. Now it’s Donn T’s turn to be the headliner. The album is produced by the French broken beat wizard and jazzman Dj Simbad, and with Kaleidoscopic they go on a genre-busting journey where he backs her beautiful deep vocals and lyrics with a broad range of moods, styles and tempos. …MORE