On February 9th DJ Center drops the full length Everything in Time, a global soul record bringing back a low-end theory and warmth that has been absent in music as of late. The album’s cast features the newest artists impacting the industry and shining at the top of their respective genres, like Oddisee, Renee Neufville, Samia Farah, Zaki Ibrahim, & Gretchen Parlato. Listen unhurriedly, as all great things happen in time.
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VV Brown covered Gwen Guthrie's hit "Padlock" as part of HMV's My Inspiration series, where artists choose musical influences and pay tribute by covering their music.
VV's cover, "Padlock," is layered with big vocals, synths and power chords, as any 80s pop hit should be. Now we know where she gets it.
VV Brown - Padlock
Fresh from its feature on ThinkIndie, we have the Tru Thoughts 10th Anniversary mix, cut up by DJ JFB. By compressing 33 tracks from the Tru-Thoughts 10th Anniversary 3CD set into 60 minutes, JFB, former UK champion of DMC (the worldwide DJ competition) gives a perfect snap shot of the decade as an independent label.
Tru Thoughts Anniversary Mix - Cut by JFB
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Be sure to check out the full length compilation
Tru Thoughts 10th Anniversary
Salvador Santana, the 26-year-old keyboardist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter makes a splash with his single "Keyboard City" and the accompanying remixes on the Keyboard City Remix EP. Cut with Beastie Boys collaborator Money Mark, the original track layers reedy, synth atmospherics, icy-cool electronic keys and a smooth-as-butter beat underneath Sal's awesomely zonked-out vocoder-heavy vocals.
Salvador Santana - Keyboard City (The Hood Internet remix featuring GZA)