José James – The Greater Good

The original is taken from José’s second album Blackmagic, here comes a version of “The Greater Good” produced by French beat honcho Fulgeance. Probably, no hopefully, coming out on Brownswood Recordings soon, make sure you leave some feedback.

In other news, José James and Belgian jazz pianist Jef Neve are currently preparing a new album on Verve Records. Titled “For All We Know”, it will be out on May 11, 2010.

José James – Code

As reported, the new José James album is finally in stores. His label Brownswood has uploaded a new video for the Flying Lotus produced “Code”.

The video was directed by Mike Vargas and Moni Pineda of Friends We Love.

José James – Blackmagic (Simbad Dub)

Here comes an unreleased remix of the José James track Blackmagic. It was made by London-based producer Simbad, who already contributed the Izmabad remix with his counterpart Karizma.

The track is available for download from Simbad’s SoundCloud page. Make sure to leave a comment if you like the tune.

José James – Blackmagic (Remixes)

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As second album from José James has been delayed for a release in early 2010, fans of the New York jazz-singer will be delighted to hear that his new single Blackmagic (Remixes) will come out on November 1st. The original version of Blackmagic is the second co-production with L.A.’s Flying Lotus, following a track from last year.

For the remixes, Brownswood picked some more heavy-weight artists, including the much talked about Joy Orbison, Untold and Izmabad.01. Blackmagic (Joy Orbison’s Recreation)
02. Blackmagic (Untold remix)
03. Blackmagic (Izmabad 118 remix)
04. Blackmagic (Dop remix)
You might have been among the lucky ones, that got the Untold remix from FACT’s limited give-away. The Izmabad version is still available for streaming on the Kspace site.

Juno already has the digital release available for pre-order, the 12-inch should follow soon.

And then there’s this promo video from Kswiss. Don’t ask me for its purpose, I just know it existed on YouTube for a while already and it looks quite nice.

Nov 30, 2009 From Simbad comes another remix of the track, which you can download here