Names You Can Trust Remixes Out Now + Giveaway Contest

After three years of nonstop hits, Names You Can Trust is ready to drop its first collaborative full-length project: a diverse set of talented DJs, producers and bands from around the world remixing their favorites from the NYCTrust catalog.

A limited edition Names You Can Trust Remix 12″ is available for purchase now with remixes by TM Juke & Jack Baker, Colman Brothers, Fumaca Jazz, Los Fulanos and Spinnerty.

Enter to win a copy here.

Buy digitally from Turntable Lab, who are offering bonus tracks.

VV Brown Covers “Padlock”

padlockVV 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

 

 

VV Brown’s “Miss You”

eus24-003-mfThe lovely Ms. VV Brown does not waste time. While she’s touring internationally, she’s steadily dropping acoustic videos and low-fi recordings on the web. Download her cover of the Rolling Stones’ track, “Miss You” (and turn the volume up!).  If this soul-drenched version of the rock song sounds familiar, you might be remembering the days of Musiq Soulchild and his 2003 album Soulstar. (Revisit Musiq’s version here)

Travelling Like the Light, the upcoming full-length album, will be released in the US on Capitol Records on February 9, 2010.

V V Brown – “Miss You” (mp3)
 

Download Joy Jones’ Version Of “Go Down Moses”

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Here’s another unreleased bonus track from Joy Jones, whose debut album Godchild was just released on Future Soul Records.  This song – done with Jones’ inimitable touch – is a cover of the spiritual “Go Down Moses,” which was popularized by civil rights activist Paul Robeson.

Download “Go Down Moses”

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Joy Jones Releases Godchild On Future Soul Records

After dropping a few pre-release bonus tracks like “Be My Husband” and “Go Down Moses / Funky Drummer,” Joy Jones’ new album Godchild is finally available in stores and online! Today Joy presents her fans with a thought-provoking album of meaningful themes and a blend of styles.

She describes it best in her own words: “I have spent quite a bit of time thinking about what I want to say and the messages I want to put out. This is a labor of love and I hope that it translates and transforms into a tool for change. This journey to LP has largely been due to divine choreography, fabulous blessings and good folks. I am constantly amazed at the trajectory.”

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