Tag Archives: Jakarta Records

SONG OF THE DAY Kamal Keila – Taban Ahwak

The story of the label that has reissued today’s glorious song goes back to 2012 when Berlin DJ, record collector and Jakarta Records label owner, Jannis Stürtz was touring round Morocco in search of old vinyl records. (See more from this label on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blitz The Ambassador – Running

This week sees the release of the Brooklyn-based, Ghanian-American’s forth studio album, ‘Diasporadical’ which, with less than three days to wait, is something I am really looking forward to. Coming out via Jakarta Records there are three tracks available to preview … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blitz The Ambassador – Shine

You may remember a few days ago I covered Blitz the Ambassador’s new single ‘Heaven (Feat. Tumi)’, a truly upbeat blast of afrobeat-funk which danced into my ears and got me dancing in my slippers. This December sees the release … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Henry Canyons – Now’s The Time Ft. Zoe Rose & Jon Ramm

I’ve got so much time for the music of Henry Canyons and, no stranger to the Listening Post Blog, have featured him several times in the past.  Tracing his progress since the first release of his debut ‘Canyonland’ in June … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Henry Canyons – I Wanna

Smooth, steady sounds makes for a very funky sunny Friday afternoon; you can always rely on Henry Canyons for that chilled out beat. Henry Canyon released “Canyonland” on Bandcamp in June last year (covered by the LP Blog in May 2015), but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pete Philly – Until

Amsterdam-born artist Pieter Monzon (aka Pete Philly) has supplying great hip-hop music to welcoming ears for well over a decade now, offering incredible releases and live shows as part of a duo with Perquisite (aka Perquisite). It has been two years since … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Henry Canyons – Music Man ft. Zoe Rose

Henry Canyons is an LA-based rapper whose music excitingly strays beyond the typical boundaries of hip-hop. Taking to music at a very young age, the self-described Brooklinite-French-Jew was already trained as a jazz saxophonist before he even reached his teenage years. … Continue reading

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