Seven Davis Jr. Live From The Other Side

Seven Davis Jr returns to his underground Soulful House roots while fusing flavors & stylings from various era’s in this uptempo sophomore album.

“Live From The Other Side”, plays like the soundtrack to a lovely weekend with visuals inspired by underground festival culture and contemporary art.

Dedicated to his fans, Sev hopes this album will conjure up good vibes and enhance sessions, from living room to club, for generations.

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De La Soul. Anonymous Nobody

The wait is finally over. For De La Soul fans, especially those that have been there since the trio’s seminal album, 1989’s 3 Feet High and Rising, the news of De La Soul’s ninth studio album coming to fruition was like a dream come true. After raising over $600,000 through a Kickstarter campaign, they had more money to make an album than they’ve ever had before. The question is: Did it help or hinder?
In many ways, De La Soul’s long-awaited and the Anonymous Nobody is not really a De La Soul album. The classic trio take centerstage on their own on only five of the album’s 18 tracks. Granted, it was produced by the New Yorkers, but with over 10 features crowding the booth, the voices of Dave Jolicoeur, Kelvin “Posdnous” Mercer, and Vincent “Maseo” Mason often drown in the deluge. On “Drawn”, for example, Swedish dream pop groupLittle Dragon overpower, the vocal contributions from De La Soul confined to a 30-second window.
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Bon Iver Announce New Album 22, A Million

Over five years after Bon Iver arrived, 22, A Million is out September 30 via Jagjaguwar. The tracklist is completely bonkers, with titles like “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⊠ ⊠,” and “666 ʇ.” See the tracklist and cover artwork below.
Bon Iver have also shared extended versions of the first two songs from the record, “22 (OVER S∞∞N) [Bob Moose Extended Cab Version]” and “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⊠ ⊠ (Extended Version).” Find those below as well, and check out the full album credits and list of collaborators for 22, A Million here. Musicologist and Vernon‘s longtime friend/former bandmate Trevor Hagen has penned a lengthy essay about Bon Iver and the new album; find that here.

Between Bon Iver albums, Vernon released albums with his bands Volcano Choir and the Shouting Matches in 2013. He was also featured on Kanye West’s Yeezus and James Blake’s Enough Thunder and The Colour in Anything.