Hiatus Kaiyote feat. Arthur Verocai: Get Sun

Melbourne-based band Hiatus Kaiyote just signed to Flying Lotus-helmed label Brainfeeder, announced the new album Mood Valiant (set for release early this summer) and released their first new music since 2018, “Get Sun.” Featuring Brazilian composer/arranger Arthur Verocai, the song ebbs and flows with vibrancy; its last couple of minutes sprinkled with improv-sounding keys, ab-libs from front-woman Nai Palm, bird calls, fuzzy effects, glinting synths …

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New D'Angelo, a jazzy Joy Division cover, music from Brainfeeder's compilation and more

Hot 8 Brass Band: Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division Cover) The NOLA-based Hot 8 Brass Band has released a cover of Joy Division‘s “Love Will Tear Us Apart,” and it’s a sparking jazz tune. The song, which sounds like a rush of 1,000 horns, comes in the band’s 23rd year—they’ve been together since 1993, and though not all founding members are with the …

Thundercat: Song For The Dead

It’s been exactly one year since Thundercat’s six-track album The Beyond / Where The Giants Roam (featuring the poignant, sad-funk song “Them Changes”) was released, and with the anniversary comes a new music video. “Song For The Dead” was drawn by Ryan McShane—who met Thundercat via Twitter—and blends NASA footage with animations of the caped musician, a pack of wolves, and his trusty bass guitar. …