New Release: ‘Label Love Vol. 5: The Jazz Edition’

 

Label Love is back! Now you’ve got an accompaniment to go with last year’s electro, soul, and funk grooves from Label Love Vol. 4 release. Contributions came from various rad labels galore: Tru Thoughts, BBE Music, Brownswood Recordings, Daptone Records, Record Breakin’, Tokyo Dawn Records, and Ubiquity Records.

Label Love Volume 5: The Jazz Edition endeavors to ‘expand minds to the magical genre and its many forms.’ Sit down with this scrumptious grab bag of treats from Tru Thoughts, Impossible Ark Records, Gondwana Records, Jazzman Records, Edition Records, Katalyst Entertainment, Revive Music Group, and Basho Records. And while hard to believe, this incredible compilation is free for download and streaming below. Thursday never looked so good.

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New Release: ‘Label Love Vol. 4′

 

But of course you remember Label Love Vol. 3 from last year. Now the fourth installment is here just in time for summer! Label Love Vol. 4. includes contributions from some of our favorite record labels, including Tru Thoughts, BBE Music, Brownswood Recordings, Daptone Records, Record Breakin’, Tokyo Dawn Records, and Ubiquity Records.

Each label brings its unique flavor in putting together this yummy soundscape of soul, funk, folk, disco, house, and electronic music. Find classics, unreleased joints, and exclusives on this unique compilation. Makes being trapped inside during this heatwave that much more bearable.

And hella high fives to our boo Roland LeFox for hooking up the awesome album artwork!

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Shawn Lee feat. the Superimposers “Fade Up” + MP3

Ubiquity Records is offering a free Shawn Lee download to celebrate the launch of their blog. This track is from the upcoming Sing A Song album, available July 20. Other features include Fanny Franklin (Orgone), Marcus Malone, Bing Ji Ling, Miles Bonny, Jeremiah, Princess Superstar, Paul Fryer and Lord Large with Robert Bradley.

Shawn Lee feat. the Superimposers – “Fade Up” [MP3]
 

Label Love World Wide: Ubiquity, Fania, Tru Thoughts & More

If, for some reason, we decided to make a list of our favorite record labels, this group here would take up a bulk of that list. So Label Love is a perfectly appropriate name for this project.

Featuring Ubiquity, Fania, Plug Research, ESL Music, Now-Again, Tru Thoughts and Bastard Jazz, the free compilation highlights some of today’s brightest musicians, as well as a hint of what’s to come in the near future from these esteemed record labels.

Get the free compilation as a download via Label Love Worldwide Bandcamp.

Tracklisting after the jump:

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Clutchy Hopkins Video: “Verbal Headlock”

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Clutchy Hopkins‘ “Verbal Headlock” has already been awarded among the year’s best on the BBC’s best radio show, Gilles Peterson World Wide. Now check the new video directed by Christian Borstlap, an Amsterdam-based art director and sometimes film director.

Get the new Clutchy Hopkins album, The Story Teller here.

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