Enter our contest to win Coultrain's new vinyl 7-inch from a limited 500-copy pressing, courtesy of our friends at Record Breakin. The special edition vinyl features "The Wanderer" b/w "Balancing Act." If you're not so lucky as to win and must own this special edition 7" anyway, you can always opt to pre-order yours here.
Coultrain, a poet and an artist, uses his life experiences and acquired knowledge to inspire his music. This inspiration leads him to write deeply meaningful songs like "Balancing Act," exploring the balancing act of life.
Coultrian - Balancing Act (snippet)
Coultrain - The Wanderer (snippet)
Plug Research has gathered an impressive roster of featured artists, including Bilal, producer Exile, the PPP crew Om'Mas and Shafiq Husayn, and the new Danish group Quadron. Watch the sweet video for "Pressure," directed by Daniel Kragh-Jacobson, and grab the free download of the song "Average Fruit." Quadron's self-titled debut is available now on iTunes, with a physical release date of March 23rd.
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Songwriter, remixer and producer Daniel Bagley AKA RhythmDB has released the new album LushTECH, combining down-tempo ethnic grooves, thumpin' soulful dance tracks, and ethereal vocals in an electronic journey around the globe. From tripped-out vibes to dance floor-ready tracks, LushTECH features multi-national vocalists on 12 songs that were crafted in English (Mike Harvey, Becca Schack, John O), French (Laurent Caillat, Zafir) Spanish and Portuguese (Julietta), Arabic (Gaida), Hindi (Wendy Parr), and Hebrew (Arnon) languages with a focus on lyrics, melody, and a lush sonic quality that will take you there.
This week on Gilles Peterson World Wide radio, we start with some World music from various labels around the globe. Then Gilles prepared a mix of 'Men With Soul', inspired by the great Teddy Pendergrass: music from the likes of Sam Dees, Bobby Womack, John Byrd and many more.
Stream Part 1
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