GPWW 8/2/10: Roots Manuva Meets Wrong Tom Album Preview Mix

This week Gilles Peterson‘s radio show focuses on an upcoming collaboration between Roots Manuva and Wrong Tom. So besides a varied mix of artists like Curtis Mayfield, Wiley, B.Bravo, Cheese Roots, The Roots, Slum Village, Rick Ross and KRS-One, this week’s program also dedicates some time to the upcoming album Duppy Writer, described as such by KSPACE:

Roots Manuva is about to unveil a new full length this September featuring dub reworks from his Big Dada cataloge. Duppy Writer is a towering collaboration between Rodney Smith and South London reggae producer/remixer Wrong Tom. Knowing full well how much Manuva respects his BASS, Wrong Tom does not disappoint as he sits behind the desk making sure each classic is kept bashment certified approved. This mix includes a brand new track called “Jah Warriors” featuring Ricky Rankin. which will be released as the first single. Look out for Duppy Writer in the US on September 21st.

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Also coming this fall: BBE releases Gilles Peterson presents: Worldwide – A Celebration Of His Syndicated Radio Show. Free MP3 Download and full 2xCD tracklist after the jump.

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Photo Recap: SVEDKA Vodka Sessions; A Special Performance By José James – August 3

After giving an amazing performance last week in Boston at the beautiful Woodward at Ames, José James zipped back to New York City to make an appearance later that week at the Lincoln Center. Along with Robert Glasper and Bilal on the bill these gentlemen thrilled the audience and made very clear, just how unclear the line between jazz and soul can be. Check out what the New York Times had to say about him, and about the re-emergence of jazz in the mainstream.

Daptone Records’ Budos III

Our friends at Daptone Records have a new release out this week: the third album from Budos Band, titled Budos Band III. Produced by Bosco Mann and TNT at “House of Soul Studios” in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the band’s third full-length studio effort was conceived during weekly, beer-fueled Staten Island writing sessions – as well as more than 150 live gigs over the last two years – and recorded during a 48 hour period in January 2010.

If the menacing album art, which features a cobra primed for the attack, is any indication of the music itself, we can expect an all out assault of the senses, with a tendency towards the venomous and psychedelic.

The Budos Band: “Unbroken, Unshaven” [MP3]
 

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Get the album directly from Daptone for vinyl with exclusive non-album tracks and more.

M.I.A. New Video: “XXXO”

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Check out a significantly less controversial new video from M.I.A.,  at least compared to the gruesome “Born Free” video. Our girl Maya has traveled a long, bumpy road to the release of her album /\/\/\Y/\ , but she’s still going strong and sticking with the GIF animation theme in her “XXXO” video. If you haven’t already, check out the “XXXO” remixes featuring Jay-Z and more remixes by Riton and SBTRKT.

K-os Mixtape Download: The Anchorman Mixtape

Loads of impatient hip-hop fans are now pacified, since the Canadian rapper K-os has finally delivered The Anchorman Mixtape as promised long ago. It features Drake, Eliayh, Scuba ‘Steve’ Krecklo, Gadget, Saukrates Inc, Stephen ‘Calcutta’ Murray, Spock, Ryan Dahle, Sebastian ‘Sir Bastard’ Grainger, Roger Swan, Phantogram, Cirkut & AG, Illangelo and muse S.E.M. Besides the slew of special guests, the album incorporates your favorite Will Ferrell sound bytes too, naturally.

Download it here or directly here (zip).

K-OS – “Faith” ft Drake