Our favorite Belgium trip hop band has been active recently. They recently released a track called Release Me for a Eurovision song contest and today they have followed that up with a swanky new single called Summer Sun
Trip hop icon Tricky returns with the announcement of his new 20,20 EP on his False Idols record label. The EP is due out on March 6. The single, Lonely Dancer, from the EP was just released this week and features the Berlin based vocalist Anika. Lonely Dancer has a super-chill vibe with a Beth Orton style vocal from Anika.
Hooverphonic has released a new single titled Release Me for the Eurovision 2020 song contest. Release Me continues in Hooverphonic’s recent orchestral sound and it works well on this single. The band has been rotating singers since it’s inception and that trend continues. Noemie Wolfs is no longer with the band and she is replaced with Luka Cruysbergs.
Inkraktare is a project featuring Dean Garcia (Curve, SPC ECO) and Mark Wallbridge (Vasko The Pig). The band just released a new single called Free The World that features Dean’s daughter Rose Berlin, who you have likely heard with her contributions to SPC ECO.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Massive Attack. This contains over 30 songs and close to 3 hours of listening from this influential trip hop band.
Esthero has announced a nice single called Baby Steps with a b-side titled Gimme Some Time. This single will be released on 10″ vinyl and all pre-orders enable you to download digital copies of the songs immediately. The b-side will exclusive to vinyl purchasers.
It has been a while since we have heard from School Of Seven Bells but this morning, singer Alejandra Deheza tweeted a sample from a collaboration that she is doing with DJ / Producer Lauren Flax.
Kelli Ali first found her way to our hearts as the original singer from the band Sneaker Pimps. Classics like Six Underground and Spin Spin Sugar were staples of the trip hop scene in the late 90’s. She has since released a few solo albums, with the 2013 release Band Of Angels being her last…
A new project called Humanist is in the work which features the music of Rob Marshall. The record will feature the vocals of Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan, in addition to Mark Gardener from Ride, Mark Lanegan from Queens Of The Stone Age and Screaming Trees and more.
The iconic trip hop band, Lamb, have released a new single called Moonshine. This is the second track to drop off the forthcoming album The Secret Of Letting Go, expected to be released on April 26. Moonshine features Cian Finn for a reggae influenced rap backdrop.
Wow, this is one awesome collaboration. The eclectic and multi-talented Beck sounds totally at home here over a bouncy synth beat from Electronic dance giants The Chemical Brothers. The first half of the track is a smooth and playful with repeated mantras of “I’m wide open” and “It’s getting away from me”
Manic, the latest single from Toronto’s Prince Innocence, may have just heralded the end of synthy summer jam season. The deep, bassy intro hearkens back to late 90’s Triphop. The song itself has a dark and ominous feel throughout. The lyrical content does nothing to brighten the mood, with its reference to ‘dark hallways and wasted days’.