Black Market Brass - N.B.T. +

Black Market Brass - N.B.T. + "Undying Thirst" LP

February 18, 2020

Check out the latest single from Minneapolis, Afrobeat outfit Black Market Brass! The complex polyrhythmic percussion, driving bass lines, dizzying guitar interplay, rolling keyboards, and room-commanding brass give us a preview of what we have in store for the release of their upcoming album "Undying Thirst" out on Colemine Records 02/28/20.

Pre-order the "Undying Thirst" LP here. 

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The Token Jazz Hour

The Token Jazz Hour

February 07, 2020

It's that time of year again, not only is February Black History Month, but also the time where we honor one of music's greatest minds, James Dewitt Yancey aka Jay Dilla. Bowls has spent years curating crates searching for the most obscure samples used by the late producer. Here on The Token Jazz Hour, Bowls takes us on a ride through 60 minutes of J Dilla samples performed live from 100% original vinyl. Kick back, relax, and tune in to The Token Jazz Hour. RIP Jay Dee.

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Amerigo Gazaway - Variations of Voodoo: A Tribute to D'Angelo

Amerigo Gazaway - Variations of Voodoo: A Tribute to D'Angelo

January 29, 2020

The man and Soulmates producer Amerigo Gazaway has done it again with an EP for the 20th anniversary of the release of D'Angelo's Voodoo. On his Variations of Voodoo, he remixes some of his favorite tracks from D' using live instruments and samples.  Check out the EP below and all of his other releases here. You can also subscribe here in order to receive a deluxe version of this EP along with other exclusive remixes only available to those who do so. Cheers!

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Monophonics - It's Only Us

Monophonics - It's Only Us

January 27, 2020

Our friends over at Colemine Records are releasing this soul banger from Monophonics as part of their upcoming release of the same name. Order the LP here and check out the track below!

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The Stories and Sounds of The Isley Brothers

The Stories and Sounds of The Isley Brothers

January 15, 2020

On this episode of The Black Gold Historical Society with Brer Sunshine, hear the stories and sounds of the Isley Brothers featuring music from the group including hip-hop and covers from artists such as Warren G, Mos Def, Frank Ocean, and J Dilla.

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JAZZANOVA * SONAR KOLLEKTIV 21 YEARS

JAZZANOVA * SONAR KOLLEKTIV 21 YEARS

January 13, 2020

Ground-breaking label Sonar Kollektiv are celebrating their 21st birthday with a massive compilation from their back catalogue. ‘Sonar Kollektiv 21 Years’ covers releases from the last two decades, showcasing the labels wonderfully broad approach to A&R, as well a bunch of unreleased treats. German DJ/Producer collective Jazzanova launched the label in 1997, in the atmosphere of creative freedom following the fall of the Berlin Wall. The catalogue covers a wide range of genres - electronica, house, techno, funk, dream-pop, chill-wave and of course jazz. At the heart of it all, the label is about quality and a passion for new music.

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‘Yamona’ by Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band - Detroit Swindle Remix

‘Yamona’ by Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band - Detroit Swindle Remix

January 09, 2020

Check out this funky remix from Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band of Ghana by way of Detroit Swindle, now out from our friends at Strut Records! Purchase and support here.

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THE HUSTLE IS REAL

THE HUSTLE IS REAL

January 07, 2020

Our friend DJ Prestige of Flea Market Funk is a working class DJ and someone who champions the lifestyle, spinning 45s for dance floors every week ( and using one of our bags while he's at it ). Check out the short documentary "THE HUSTLE IS REAL" from Thomas Draudt

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Classic Christmas Jazz Mix

Classic Christmas Jazz Mix

December 20, 2019

Friend of the brand Jeremy Zombie put together the sound track for your holiday. A perfect mix of classic Christmas Jazz. Enjoy! 

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Kelly Finnigan - Heartbreak for Christmas

Kelly Finnigan - Heartbreak for Christmas

December 12, 2019

Our friends over at Colemine Records recently released a new holiday single from Kelly Finnigan. Listen below and get yourself the 45rpm record here!

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Excellent Reception: Do The Tighten Up

Excellent Reception: Do The Tighten Up

December 11, 2019

On today's episode of Excellent Reception, we are looking at a song that, for whatever reason, inspired a seemingly endless stream of reinterpretations.  It was a number one hit in the 1960's, but it still has a way of getting the dancing floor moving after all of these years.  This song is "Tighten Up" by Archie Bell and The Drells.

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Stocking Stuffers - A Spotify Playlist

Stocking Stuffers - A Spotify Playlist

December 09, 2019

Santa's got a brand new bag of soul in this seasonal playlist curated by Case Bloom and Brer Sunshine. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, or even Festivus, we've got you covered with deep cuts. Happy holidays from your friends at Tucker & Bloom.

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