Emvee ft. Bonjay: “Glitch Feisty Rub” + MP3

Drawing their name from spice island slang for “Good God!,” Bonjay were born in a basement at Ottawa’s legendary Disorganised parties. What began as a simple crowd pleasing party lark has developed into a serious commitment to songwriting and production, including remixes for labels like Mad Decent, Ninjatune and Ghetto Arc (XL Recordings). With Alanna on the mic and Pho on beats & effects, their live performance is a high-energy sound system of bass and soul. Dancehall innovation, indie sentiments, and R&B hooks – these are the sounds booming out from the jeeps, towers and headphones of young Toronto, and Bonjay makes them their own.

Download this cover / dance mix of “Honey Honey” by Feist:
Emvee ft. Bonjay – “Glitch Feisty Rub” [MP3]
 

Limited-edition vinyl EP of six all-original Bonjay songs coming in September, wider release to follow. Debut album in 2011.

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Reflection Eternal featuring Estelle: “Midnight Hour” Video

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Check out the video for “Midnight Hour ft. Estelle” the latest from Reflection Eternal‘s album Revolutions Per Minute, due out May 18th.

New Release: Night Train by Keane + Video feat. K’NAAN

Following the worldwide success of their first three albums, Keane release Night Train on Cherrytree/Interscope Records. The band has had three consecutive #1 albums in their native UK and have played sold out shows throughout the US.

Night Train features eight powerful new tracks which were written and recorded during the band’s Perfect Symmetry world tour that saw them playing to packed arenas in 28 countries. The album takes its title from the band’s favorite mode of transportation during the tour, and includes Keane’s collaborations with Somali/Canadian rapper K’NAAN, “Stop For A Minute” and “Looking Back.” “I think these tracks show us in a completely different light,” says Keane frontman Tom Chaplin. Other highlights include “Ishin Denshin (You’ve Got To Help Yourself),” which features Japanese MC Tigarah, as well as the gorgeous “Your Love,” which hangs around a rare lead vocal from the band’s Ivor Novello-winning songwriter Tim Rice-Oxley.

Night Train is out tomorrow Amazon | iTunes

More Info & Streaming Tracks Here

R.I.P. Francisco Aguabella

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We are deeply saddened by the death of Francisco Aguabella, great Afro-Cuban conguero and professor who played with the greats of jazz, rock, Latin music and everything in between. He recently passed away in his LA home of cancer. He will be sorely missed; gone but not forgotten. Enjoy this Aguabella classic, “Ramon’s Desire.”

Win a Signed Copy of José James & Jef Neve: For All We Know

We’re really excited about this José James & Jef Neve joint coming soon on Impulse! Enter here to win a signed copy of the CD. The standards are a bit of a departure from the usual José James stuff we’re used to, but this album is surely going to end up in our perfect jazz collections.

José James & Jef Neve – “Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You”
 

More Info & Streaming Tracks Here