Kings Go Forth: The Outsiders Are Back + MP3

Milwaukee-based soul band, co-founded by proprietor of the fabled Lotus Land record shop Andy Noble and longtime Milwaukee area R&B performer Black Wolf, Kings Go Forth drops its debut album, The Outsiders Are Back. Following a string of seven-inches lauded by soul music blogs and spun by the likes of DJ Shadow, the new album features artwork by Mingering Mike – the first time the celebrated artist has ever created art for a recording that actually exists – and a mix by Tom Moulton, the legendary producer and originator of the remix and 12-inch single format.

Written by Noble and Wolf, the full-length of nine original songs includes the Moulton mix of “Don’t Take My Shadow.” The album’s lone cover is an impossibly obscure soul lament written and recorded in a prison. In addition to Noble and Wolf, Kings Go Forth features Andy Noble on bass, Dave Wake on keyboards, guitarist Dan Flynn, percussionist Cecilio Negron, Jr., the explosive drummer Jeremy Kuzniar, trombonist Dave Cusma, trumpeter Jed Groser, vocalist Dan Fernandez, and rhythm guitarist and vocalist Matt Norberg.

Kings Go Forth – “One Day” [MP3]
 

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After the jump, watch a Vietnam breakdancing competition set to the music of Kings Go Forth.

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Tamar-Kali Featuring Jean Grae: “Pearl Remix”

Tamar-Kali was dubbed as “A Punk Artist with a Soul” by NPR. On the other side, Okayplayer defines her more like a Soul artist with an edgy/Punk side. With an impressive front-woman history trailing behind her, Tamar-Kali is releasing her own unclassifiable full-length this summer, called Black Bottom. “Pearl” is the first single, and this remix features a verse by the incredible Jean Grae. (Thanks to OKP for the track).

Download the remix from Bandcamp | Download the EP from iTunes

Tamar-Kali ft. Jean Grae – “Pearl Remix”
 

Giant Step Curated Playlist on LoKast Mobile App

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LoKast is the first mobile app that allows you to share music and media with people within 300 feet, building a disposable social network: It’s the Chat Roulette of music apps. Log on and see what your neighbor is listening to. This app is FREE and so is the music in the Giant Step-curated Playlist.

Giant Step’s curated playlist on LoKast consists of eleven hand-picked tracks, from some of our favorite artists, like Mark Farina, DJ Sun and The Pimps Of Joytime, all with electronic and soulful musical elements. Whether it’s a remix or an original track, the beat running through this hour is steady and funky. We dare you to not dance.

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