RUDY NORMAN- BACK TO THE STREETS (Flying Mojito Bros) | Tucker & Bloom Bags

RUDY NORMAN- BACK TO THE STREETS (Flying Mojito Bros)

March 11, 2021

The story begins with the original track ‘Back To The Streets’ by Rudy Norman, first out on a 7” as the B side to lead track – ‘Harmony’ in 1980 on New Day Records. It has long been a killer cult cut known in collector circles, with the opening solo Rhodes becoming a sample for underground producers far and wide

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Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points New Album 'Promises' | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points New Album 'Promises'

February 22, 2021

American jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders and Sam Shepherd ( aka Floating Points) collaborate with The London Symphony Orchestra to create an experimental jazz fusion on David Byrne's innovative Luaka Bop label. 

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Soul Supreme Huit Octobre 1971 / Raid Release | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Soul Supreme Huit Octobre 1971 / Raid Release

January 25, 2021

The new seven inch release by Amsterdam based Soul Supreme is a nod to the late MF DOOM. It's sure to sell out and to keep heads nodding. We are just glad we got a chance to order some for the shop! 

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Christmas Jazz Mix Volume 2 | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Christmas Jazz Mix Volume 2

December 19, 2020

Friend of the brand Jeremy Zombie put together the sound track for your holiday. Volume 2 in the series is once again the perfect mix of classic Christmas Jazz. Have a happy holiday and enjoy the mix! 

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PAUL  DEFIGLIA: VINYL PRE-ORDER | Tucker & Bloom Bags

PAUL DEFIGLIA: VINYL PRE-ORDER

December 16, 2020

Friend of the brand Paul DeFiglia, Nashville-based musician, producer, arranger, and engineer debuts his solo release, In Daylight, with a vinyl pre-order and digital download, featuring guest performances by Scott & Seth Avett (The Avett Brothers), Erin Rae, Mat Davidson (Twain, Big Thief), Adam McBride-Smith, Malachi DeLorenzo (Langhorne Slim), and more! 

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Cap Matches Color: Two Decades of digging | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Cap Matches Color: Two Decades of digging

December 10, 2020

Cap Matches color is the definitive book on collectible Spray Paint. When they say "two decades of digging" they mean it. Over twenty years dedicated in hardware stores looking for and documenting an overlooked graphic history. The new edition of this book has something to offer whether you are clueless of this subculture or you're up to your ears in vintage Rustoleum.

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THE JIMI WALLET | Tucker & Bloom Bags

THE JIMI WALLET

November 30, 2020

Designing a wallet seems simple enough. We all need a place to put cash, cards, and an endless stream of receipts. With the JIMI wallet I wanted to provide those essential functions and offer a way to prioritize. You don’t need to get your insurance card out as often as your debit or ID (I hope), but it does need a convenient place. With that in mind, we put two levered pull tabs that offer access to secondary storage spaces and a slip pocket on the back for the cards you use the most. 

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Leather Hitch Keychain | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Leather Hitch Keychain

November 24, 2020

As a product designer, I spend a lot of time obsessing over what folks might consider mundane. Take keys, for example. The number of times I spent looking for my keys, was locked out of my apartment, or was just generally disorganized as a result of having improper key discipline, are innumerable. 

To some degree or another, I feel we have all experienced this, so I started to tinker with the idea of trying to solve this problem.

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Our Man in Brazil: Interview with Tee Cardaci | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Our Man in Brazil: Interview with Tee Cardaci

November 13, 2020

The music of Brazil is a universe unto itself. There is an insane amount of it. I inherited a love of Bossa Jazz from my father, and the taste has slowly spread to more dancefloor-friendly Brazilian disco and funk. As a US-based record collector, finding a good and affordable source for Brazilian records has been daunting. 

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Sunday Vol 1. | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Sunday Vol 1.

October 29, 2020

These are stressful times. Bring relaxing Sunday vibes on demand with this DJ mix featuring tracks from Lord Echo, Ned Doheny, Julien Dyne , and Djavan. 

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Stretch and Bob Radio now on Apple Music Hits | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Stretch and Bob Radio now on Apple Music Hits

October 22, 2020

Friends of the brand and underground celebrities Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia have been working together for over 30 years. Their original show "The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show" opened the door to a NYC hip hop culture that was formative for the broader culture of music and kick started some legendary careers. The two team up once again, this time on Apple Music Hits every two weeks to provide a mix show. 

 

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Soul Supreme Album Release | Tucker & Bloom Bags

Soul Supreme Album Release

October 05, 2020

Amsterdam based jazz musician Soul Supreme has been building towards this for years. With musical roots extending into and throughout hip hop the new record excites with nods to sample based music from MF DOOM and a reinterpretation of French a jazz classic by Cortex. 

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