A three-piece band from Houston, TX, Khruangbin describe their sound as “maybe something you’d hear in a Tarantino film.” They also compare their sound to Thai-Funk. Khruangbin supported Bonobo on a West Coast tour a few years back, and have been featured in Late Night Tales – Bonobo edition. This album is calming and blissful… might …
Let’s travel back to 1956 for this morning’s jazz – the year when Elvis Presley released his first hit, Heartbreak Hotel, and the first ever hard drive was invented by IBM, with a capability to hold only 5MB of content. 1956 also was the debut of Bill Evans’ record, New Jazz Conceptions, which was considered a ‘failure,’ as …
A jazzy, and upbeat track from this electronic album. Listen all the way and you might hear some Turkish words!
Wishing you a groovy, smooth-going week and a filling Thanksgiving after. The RH (Roy Hargrove) Factor – Crazy Race
Here’s a funk & soul playlist I made recently. I especially want to highlight the local “new” legend Sonny Knight & The Lakers – the leading band in the Twin Cities Funk scene! They will be playing at the Dakota Jazz Club in December. My favorite track by Sonny Knight & The Lakers is Sugar Man.
From Poolside’s album Pacific Standard Time, Slow Down is a fun track accompanying a good album. The band reminds me of something between Daft Punk and Rhye.. Definitely worth a listen. Here’s another upbeat track from the album- Just Fall in Love:
Since I’ve made a habit of posting new tracks from Bonobo, here’s another brand new one. And it’s goood. http://www.bonobomusic.com/flashlightep/