New video from the amazing Raphael Saadiq, whose upcoming album Stone Rollin takes him in a new direction. The single “Radio” features a similar style of retro-update to his last album, The Way I See It, but he went back further this time – past funk and soul, to rock n roll and swing dancing era. Look out for Stone Rollin, due to be released on March 22nd.
Jamie XX, whose remix of Gil Scott-Heron‘s “New York is Killing Me” quickly became a GPWW favorite, continues to make waves. His remix of Adele’s beautiful single “Rolling In the Deep” is truly out there. It’s stripped and distorted, but somehow doesn’t lose any momentum.
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Like Eliza Doolittle‘s single “Rollerblades”? Download the track for free on iTunes this week; find out why she’s featured as the hot new thing. The 22-year-old songstress performed at all major UK festivals this summer and will make her New York City live debut on February 10 at the intimate Lower East Side venue Joe’s Pub.
While we were celebrating the season, sipping on eggnog and stomping around in the famous NYC mud-slush, one of our favorite artists created a little Twitter scare. Unfounded rumors about Jazmine Sullivan taking a break from music were circulating but she returned today with “I’m Not A Robot” and a feature with Eminem on the song ”Cocaine.” [MP3 ] Here is proof that Jazmine is on fire and she’s not going away anytime soon.
One of Gilles Peterson‘s last radio shows of 2010, he picks out some favorites like DJ Oil, Theophilus London, Taylor McFerrin, Ghost Poet and more. He also welcomes a special guest from Southampton, UK: Gang Colours. A handful of Gang Colours originals mix in with some new music from MachineDrum, Nico and Cadence Weapon. Enjoy!