New Release: Colonel Red – ‘Keep Walkin’

 

London based Colonel Red has just released Keep Walkin on Tokyo Dawn Records and it’s sounding pretty awesome, folks. Taking a departure from the electronic sounds of his earlier work, this album is jazzy, soulful, and funky. Red’s voice holds a soothing, entrancing quality which just glides you through each song. The mixture of moods and grooves is also appreciated. Take a listen below and hear for yourself!

Colonel Red – Keep Walkin by Tokyo Dawn Records

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New Release: Tokyo Dawn Records – ‘The Heart Volume 2′

 

A couple of weeks ago, Tokyo Dawn Records released their second compilation from their ‘The Heart’ series, which pays “musical homage to the iconic heart symbol [that] refers to the core of the human being, representing love and passion worldwide.”

The Heart Volume Two includes unreleased love music, including previews from upcoming Tokyo Dawn albums. Hear music from Colonel Red, Diana Krall, Boom Clap Bachelors, Marc Mac, Erik Rico, and Amalia amongst many others. And many high fives to the Tokyo Dawn crew for the gorgeous artwork.

Stream a sampling of the compilation below!

Tokyo Dawn Records – The Heart Volume 2 by Tokyo Dawn Records

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GPWW 11/17/10: Herbie Hancock Feature

Gilles Peterson sits with Herbie Hancock this week, discussing Buddhism, Watermelon Man and more.

Also in this weeks Worldwide Mix: music from Jay Electronica featuring Jay-Z, Coultrain, Jazz Invaders, Homeboy Sandman, Colonel Red, and Radio Citizen. Gilles closes with John Coltrane’s “Equinox” for good measure. Enjoy!

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