Here is the list of releases that grabbed our attention. Qwest TV's favourites in the loop.
The spiritual jazz singer reflects on his relationship with Kamasi Washington, working with J Dilla, and how Horace Tapscott shaped his career.
One big hit and there you go. That was Kokoroko’s story in 2018. At the time of writing, “Abusey Junction” has a total of 28 million listens on the platform. It only took one song to generate enough popularity to export the octet well beyond the English borders. On the basis of this track, which is addressed to everyone, Kokoroko has been increasing its sell-outs for several months, and is preparing for a summer full of festivals.
The Californian rapper has released Ventura just three months after his latest album, Oxnard, came out. Unsurprisingly, it was recorded at around the same time. Ventura will look to capitalize on the buzz created by Oxnard as well as to create some new waves going forward.
Kelly Finnigan, I don’t wanna wait
The Californian singer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, as well as leader of the Monophonics, has released his first solo album, The Tales People Tell, completing the loop of a beautiful family story.
Alfa Mist, Structuralism
In the midst of the leading lights of the London scene, Alfa Mist acts as a free spirit, a self-taught musician who has not frequented the strongholds of the musical establishment. Far from the fuss and bustle, his is a music that offers introspection.