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Jazzy Downtempo from Sinitus Tempo

Jazzy Downtempo from Sinitus Tempo

Lord knows where or how I discovered this gem, but I was digging through my notes of  ‘things to post on ye olde bloge’ and came upon this bookmark. Sinitus Tempo makes jazzy, downtempo beats with a hip-hop flavor. Peaceland is just one of several releases you’ll find on the Bandcamp page, all of a similar...
Moody Jazz Hip-Hop Beats From Maehlib

Moody Jazz Hip-Hop Beats From Maehlib

I get a lot of emails through this blog from a lot of artists trying to get attention for their little piece of the internet. I try and listen to what I can. Very generally speaking, most of it is mediocre at best. Few make the cut onto these hallowed digital pages ;) However, it’s...
J. Rawls - Hotel Beats Vol 1

J. Rawls – Hotel Beats Vol 1

This was a nice treat in the ole’ inbox today. Mr J.Rawls hooked me up with this new beat collection, courtesy of Polar Ent & Mighty Healthy NYC – Hotel Beats Vol. 1. This collection shows off Rawls’ diversity, featuring bright jazz-heavy beats (“Red Pepper”)  alongside darker fare (“Casina”) which will satisfy hip-hop heads with...
New Jams From Jose James

New Jams From Jose James

I’ve been having a serious Jose James phase as of late, and it’s a wonderful thing. Here’s two new jams from the man with the butter-voice, that will have you falling in love with him all over again. Props to HoneySoul for turning me on to “Lay You Down”. I believe this one will be...
Soil & Pimp Sessions - Storm Video

Soil & Pimp Sessions – Storm Video

I first about this innovative jazz collective, as many did, through Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide radio show several years ago. Now they finally have their first official US release Planet Pimp coming out on Koch Records, February 24th. Here’s the official bio from the band and below that, check the video for the first single “Storm.”...
Jazzanova - Ben Westbeech - I Can See - Video

Jazzanova – Ben Westbeech – I Can See – Video

This is one of the best tracks (IMHO) from Jazzanova’s recent release Of All The Things. Maybe I’m biased cos I also happen to love Ben Westbeech. In any case the song is lovely and the video provides suitable eye candy: And here’s a bonus for ya. Ben’s recent mixtape featuing lots of electro-y, break-y...

CG-Fest Continues!

Not to be groupies or anything, but we have some more Chicken George updates for ya. His new 12″ for Swedish Brandy is now out, entitled Swed.u.s.h Connection 2. It features the likes of Nick Nack, Lady Alma, The IllVibe Collective, J Boogie and more.Check out this Q&A with the man himself, and from there...
New DJ Chicken George Mix

New DJ Chicken George Mix

One of our fave DJs Chicken George let us know that he has a brand new Jazztronica mix available at ProperlyChilled.com. Radio Jazztronica #4 can be streamed or downloaded here:http://properlychilled.com/music/sessions/radiojazztronica/He’s put together a classic mix of jazzy hip-hop and soulful downtempo. The tracklist is as follows:Examples : Be Kind To Your Mind (Red Astaire Remix)...