Today’s music news comes from Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Steely Dan and Yes:
Protoje “Truth and Rights”
That Pentateuch Movement have built their local and international rep on the strengths of their live sets is admirable. But as a DJ, I am even happier that they’ve started putting out some solid songs for me to get, have and love. Their first release, “Punchinella” is a dubwise throwback to 80’s Black Uhuru, when Sly & Robbie were running their rhythm.
Jesse Royal “Always Be Around”
The newest member from Protoje’s In.Digg.Nation Collective, Lila Iké is a young Jamaican singer with a classic and soulful sound. Iké took the decidedly unorthodox path of releasing a tribute to her mother as her debut single, “Biggest Fan,” and her second release, “Gotti Gotti,” is even better…
This early digital reggae gem from Midnight Riders called “Bobby Was a Gangster” was released on New Zealand’s Red Robin Records. Not many details, just a solid chune…
Randy Valentine “Vigilant”
Kerida Johnson, aka Hempress Sativa finally dropped her debut album in early 2017 and Unconquerebel has proved to be worth the wait. Her weighty, witty lyricism is dense with rootsy, Rasta-informed wisdom and the album features a stellar lineup of musicians like Chinna Smith and Flabba Holt. Boom wah da da deng indeed…
Kabaka Pyramid “Can’t Breathe”
Stream a bunch of new music from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Jack White, Car Seat Headrest and
Whew! So much music coming your way.
Stream everything we added this week, below:
“Boarding House Reach” Tracklisting
01 Connected By Love
02 Why Walk a Dog?
04 Abulia and Akrasia
06 Ice Station Zebra
07 Over and Over and Over
08 Everything You’ve Ever Learned
09 Respect Commander
10 Ezmerelda Steals The Show
11 Get In The Mind Shaft
12 What’s Done Is Done