From Wishmountain to the more obscure Radio Boy moniker, I’ve been a fan of Matthew Herbert‘s music for as long as I can remember. 2001’s Bodily Functions holds a special place in my heart, so I’m more than excited about the resurrection of his Herbert alias. As are many, many others since the news has been spoiled, the track already boasts over 20,000 plays since it has been revealed.
“One Two Three” is part of the new 12-inch coming out on Accidental Records on Monday, June 29th, 2014. The vocals are courtesy of Hejira-singer and former Eric Lau collaborator Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne. For further snippets, check out the release page on Bleep.
The wait is over, the new Eric Lau is official out as of today! You probably took the chance and listened to the entire record before, otherwise check out the player below.
02. Here (feat. Rahel)
03. Lily of the Desert (feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow)
04. Rise Up (feat. Oddisee & Olivier St. Louis)
05. Everytime (feat. Rahel)
06. The Gathering
07. For You (feat. Tawiah)
08. Guide You (feat. Rahel)
09. Closer (feat. Tawiah)
10. We All Are
11. Not Alone (feat. Tawiah)
12. Divine (feat. Fatima)
13. Where To Go Now (feat. Tawiah)
You can order the 2-LP directly from Kilawatt, or go for the digital download on the iTunes store.
Clothing label Stussy has posted the first of their three part documentary on J Dilla. Part two will follow on Wednesday, the third a week later. You might also be interested in their limited edition t-shirt, all profits are going to the J Dilla Estate.
The story about Google deleting music blogs made the rounds this week and caused much uproar among fellow bloggers. Joe Muggs wrote a good piece on this matter, featuring a video with Jus Like Music‘s Gavin Handley. Also, Google has posted a response on their actions.
Fans of Erykah Badu might want to get their hands on the first recordings from 1993. Also, the video to her non-album track Jump in the Air has showed up on YouTube.
Having been out of print for sometime, the reissue of Dopplereffekt’s classic electro album Gesamtkunstwerk is finally back on vinyl. Get yourself a copy directly from the Clone Records shop.
On the mixtape front, I got new mixtapes from Swede:art, Fulgeance and Sbtrkt for you. The new JJ’s Smoking Sessions portrays soul diva Diana Ross and SoundCloud is hosting a 6 hours mix from Moodymann.
Another free%20download%20comes%20from%20UK%20soul%20singer%20Rahel,%20a%20track%20produced%20by%20no%20other%20than%20Mark de Clive-Lowe.
Lastly, Discogs has posted this rather irrelevant list of the top 100 most expensive records. One for the vinyl nerds I guess.