Exile: Radio Bonus (Free Album Download)

In preparation for his upcoming AM/FM (The Radio Remixes Album), Exile is offering the Radio Bonus album for free download. It’s full of remixes of original Radio tracks that just couldn’t all fit on AM/FM, from producers like DJ Rhettmatic, Marco Polo, DaVinci, Mike Gao, and more.

AM/FM is dropping August 31 via Plug Research and will feature Blu, Fashawn, Aloe Blacc, Shafiq Husayn, Free The Robots, DJ Day, Alchemist, and Muhsinah to name a few. Find out more on Exile’s new official site, thedirtyscience.com.

And check out one of our favorites from Exile’s debut LP, Radio:

Raphael Saadiq, Aloe Blacc, TK Wonder, and Vikter Duplaix Bring the Magic to SummerStage

If you missed our annual SummerStage show this past Saturday or just want to relive it with us, check out what the digerati caught after the jump. Stay tuned for gorgeous pics, shot by our photographer, and thanks to everyone who came out to support and make it another memorable, jam-packed, at-capacity, sweaty and sexy SummerStage!

“It’s great to see a master at the top of his game and with a back catalogue as rich and deep as Raphael Saadiq’s, Giant Step struck gold with their SummerStage headline act yesterday… Saadiq’s standing as one of America’s best performers is secure.” -Shook Magazine

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GPWW 7/5/10: Words and Music from Aloe Blacc

Tune in to Gilles Peterson Worldwide this week for an exciting preview of eight songs off of soul singer Aloe Blacc’s upcoming album, including his hit song, “I Need a Dollar,” his Spanish version of John Legend’s “Ordinary People,” and Aloe’s personal favorite track, “Momma Hold My Hand.” Blacc also discusses his starting days in underground hip-hop group, Emanon, and his Latin, soul, folk, and jazz influences. As usual, Gilles also provides you with an eclectic mix of music from all over the world, including songs by Sébastien Tellier, Gil Scott-Heron, and Flying Lotus.

Check out Aloe Blacc at Summerstage NYC this Saturday, see below.

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GPWW 6/21/10: Gilles’ Balkan Jazz Mix

This week Gilles brings more new soul music to the table with artists like Aloe Blacc, Janelle Monae, Cee-Lo, and Jamie Lidell, while throwing his Balkan Jazz mix in between. Also listen for Gilles-endorsed jazz artists like Propaganda and Misa Blam.

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