► Japanese Vinyl Chillout Mix From Revelation Time

shockwebpic_japanesechilloutmixHere’s something for the weekend – a solid section of Japanese vinyl, a selection of chill vibes put together by Eiji of the Revelation Time record shop in Osaka, Japan. Thanks to the The Vinyl Factory for sharing this rare mix.

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► Daymé Arocena – Nueva Era

shockwebpic_daymearocena_madresCheck out rising Cuban talent Daymé Arocena’s new album Nueva Era out now via Brownswood Recordings. At just 22 years old, this singer, composer, arranger, choir director and band leader is just getting started. Watch her perform Madres live at the Saint Pancras Old Church on April 2015.

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The Noise And How To Bring It: Hank Shocklee Interviewed By The Quietus

shockwebpic_hankshockleequietusIn case you missed it, music writer John Tatlock had an in depth conversation with Hank for the outstanding UK music magazine The Quietus. Here is an excerpt…

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► Eiko Ishibashi – Mr. Cloud

shockwebpic_eikoishibashi_mrcloudA cool new track from Japan based, multi-instrumentalist Eiko Ishibashi’s just released album ‘Car and Freezer’ out on Drag City. Video directed by Michinori Saigo.

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Juicy Fruit: James Mtume & One Of The Most Sampled Songs Ever

shockleewebpic_beatrepeatmtumejuicyfruit“Music is not to be posessed. It’s to be shared.” James Mtume shares his thoughts on the impact that his R&B classic, ‘Juicy Fruit’ has had on music in this mini doc from Red Bull Music Academy’s beat:repeat NYC, a drum machine exhibition taking place in New York through May 31st.

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► The Cosmic Vibrations Of Sun Ra: Audio Documentary Features Hank Shocklee

shockleewebpic_sunracosmicvibrationsFrom Stylus, a series about sound, music, and listening on 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station comes this short audio documentary on Sun Ra which our own Hank Shocklee was asked to be a part of.

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► A/T/O/S – What I Need

shockleewebpic_atos_whatineedTake a look and listen to this new track from A/T/O/S off their forthcoming debut album coming out March 3rd on Mala’s Deep Medi label. A free download of the song is available here.

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► Moongriffin Live & Raw From Portland

shockleewebpic_liveandrawpt2_moongriffinJazz hip hop electronic future – one way to describe the sounds in this new set by Moongriffin. This one’s titled Live & Raw Part 2 and was recorded live at Tortalandia in Portland, Oregon.

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The Crate Diggers Series Celebrates J Dilla’s Life, Work & Vinyl Collection

shockleewebpic_jdillarecordcollectionThe Crate Diggers series by Fuse explores the late J Dilla’s vinyl collection. Producer and rapper J. Dilla was best known as a member of Slum Village, the Soulquarians and for his work with Talib Kweli, Common, Erykah Badu, Questlove, Madlib and countless others.

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► Elliot Ross Trio Live @ Curio Chicago

On Monday November 5, 2012 Elliot Ross [guitar], Anton Hatwich [bass] and Charles Rumback [drums] performed two sets at Curio in Chicago’s Loop. The atmosphere was dark brick walls, candlelight and old fashioned cocktails. Their sets included original material as well as modern versions of music by John Coltrane, Jimi Hendrix, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, spinachprince, Ornette Coleman and Billie Holiday.

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