Dan Snaith (aka Caribou) has put together a mix of artists he chose for this winters ATP Nightmare Before Xmas event, along with fellow curators Battles and Les Savy Fav. Among those selected by Snaith include freejazz great Pharoah Sanders, Detroit dusty-techno hitmaker Theo Parrish and indie-lectronica duo Junior Boys, who get offered up in an exclusive remix by Caribou himself. Enjoy the mix, and check the full tracklist after the jump.
Here’s one we didn’t see coming. Detroit house favorite Theo Parrish recently joined Ghostface Killah onstage at a celebration for the opening of the London Supreme Store. The DJ became the rapper when he got on the mic to do ODB’s verse on the classic Wu-Tang cut, “Protect Ya Neck.”
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble proudly present their new release titled “Bulletproof Brass,” a 6 song mini album showcasing this family band’s unrivaled musicianship and universal appeal.
Spring 2011 saw the group reform (like Voltron) in their native Chicago to record a selection of many new songs they have written over the past few years touring and recording. Mesmerizing melodies and pulsating rhythms that sound from another world are like a remedy or tonic to the listener in this digital age of over produced music. Bonafide, raw, and unadulterated; HBE’s music grips the listener and brings them on a trip to another world teaching the true value and meaning of music.
Bandleader Hudah explains:
“The EP ‘Bulletproof Brass’ is part of the next mission for HBE. The stage in our quest for completely …
Detroit techno impresario Alex Smith (better known to the electronic world as Omar-S) is set to release his next LP, It Can Be Done, But Only I Can Do It, on his seminal FXHE label on August 15th. While that’s some great news, Omar-S also has a free fantastic EP out courtesy of the kind folks at Scion A/V. More info and link to the EP after the jump.
Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings presents the Owiny Sigoma Band “Doyoi Nyajo Nam” (Quantic Dub) released on the “Tafsiri Sound” EP a project that features selected songs from Owiny Sigoma Band’s self-titled album released earlier this year.
Tafsiri is the Swahili (Kenyan lingua franca) word for translation and interpretation in the linguistic and lyrical sense. Sauntering down the trail blazed by Theo Parrish – who reworked the song “Wires” with his signature sound – is another kindred spirit and Worldwide heavyweight – Quantic – who nudges “Doyoi Nyajo Nam” firmly, but sensitively, towards club dancefloors via a monstrous Afro-funky groove packing XXL drums and rib-rattling bass. The original Owiny jam has become a Worldwide favorite…Quantic’s rerub ups its status to “Summer Festival Anthem.”
The limited edition vinyl for Owiny Sigoma Band’s “Tafsiri …