The Wonderful Sound of Induce! Releases Remixes & DJ Mix

Induce bestows a gift to us in the form of his latest remixes of “Pretty” and “Get Down Saturday Night” from his forthcoming album, Halfway Between Me And You. On top of that he has put together a fantastic DJ mix, which blends the direct influences for his album from Prince to Jamiroquai, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson & The Miracles to name a few. Download the remixes from Ketchy Shuby, Deviant Remix and Renzo Torti as well as the DJ mix below:

The Wonderful Sound Of Induce – Halfway Between Me And You – REMIXES by Induce

DJ MIX:
The Only Education That Ever Mattered (Part 1)
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Track list
1. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – The Tears Of A Clown
2. Junior Walker & The All Stars – Shotgun
3. Slum Village – Fall In Love
4. D’Angelo – Left & Right (featuring Method Man & Redman)
5. Pharrell & The Yessirs – Angel
6. New Edition – Cool It Now
7. Slave – Steppin’ Out
8. D Train – You’re The One For Me
9. Prince – Just As Long As We’re Together
10. Oliver Cheatham – Get Down Saturday Night
11. Metro Area – Machine Vibes
12. Shaun Escoffery – Days Like This (Spinna & Ticklah Club Mix Edit)
13. Jamiroquai – Dynamite
14. Rah Band – Messages From The Stars
15. Stevie Wonder – That Girl
16. Bilal – Think It Over
17. D’Angelo – Lady
18. D’Angelo – Africa

Purchase “Pretty” and “Get Down Saturday Night” on iTunes

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Induce Releases Latest Single “Pretty” From Upcoming Album, Halfway Between Me And You

The always soulful Induce has released his latest single, “Pretty” b/w “Get Down Saturday Night,” produced by Induce and Manuvers, respectively. His upcoming album, Halfway Between Me And You, is distributed through Fat Beats (physical/digital).

Halfway Between Me And You is a long time coming. Ever since the early age of five, while singing Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” in a department store, Induce has been tuning his voice for this moment. In addition to his DJ career, he realized his untapped potential for crafting and writing songs. Joined by friends Manuvers, Mr. Familiar (Solange Knowles, 50 Cent) and Jack Splash (of Plant Life), the album became a family affair.

The Wonderful Sound Of Induce! – “Pretty” – Radio Edit by Induce

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Exclusive Interview with Gregory Porter + MP3

We have an exclusive interview with Gregory Porter, whose album Water rose to the top of the Jazz charts rapidly after its release in May 2010. Check out what Gregory had to say about the new generation of jazz, his own path so far and his other hidden skills.

Your debut album Water has quickly risen to the Top Ten of the Jazz charts. Congrats! Were you expecting such a positive response to this album?

I was hoping for a positive response….I have an artistic impatience inside of me that wants to communicate with people..I want to talk about human emotions and joys and pains…I do it with live shows but it’s a beautiful thing to do it on a large scale with a recording.  Its fun getting an email or Facebook message from someone in some far out place I’ve never been, telling me how they love my music.

Name a few of your all-time-favorite albums.

Kind of Blue: Miles Davis
Swiss Movement: Les McCann
Anything from Leon Thomas
Live… at the sands: Nat King Cole
Now!:  Bobby Hutcherson with Gene McDaniels

Read the rest of the interview and grab a download of “Pretty” after the jump.
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Gregory Porter: “Pretty” + MP3

Our friends at AMG have dubbed Gregory Porter to be “up there with José James,” as far as male vocalists in the amorphous genre called Jazz. You know how we feel about José James, and we’re more than grateful to hear all this new male vocal talent.

Download the song “Pretty” from his album Water. “Love makes us all crazy,” he says of this song. A soulful tribute to a woman from Porter’s past, “Pretty” is an understated ensemble piece that is bolstered by the alto sax work of Yoske Sato.

Gregory Porter – “Pretty” from Water [MP3]
 

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