Kicking things off, Amerigo Gazaway and Xiomara take a trip back to 1990, Jai Nitai Lotus drops PPL, ben hixon returns to the lineup with Dearly Loved and Otxhello follows with Not Forever, Just For Now. Daniel Casimir & Tess Hirst represent for London with These Days and Rob Cave & Che Grand team for the collaborative album On Everything I Love.
Verse Mega makes his debut with You Are? FKJ drops Ylang Ylang, Hudson Mohawke and Lunice are back to work as TNGHT with the new project II, Haz & Miloux make magic on Blonde and JGrrey follows with the Ugh EP. Love Mansuy closes this week with Of Age.
Producer and Soul Mates Records founder Amerigo Gazaway teams with Bay Area singer Xiomara to drop an expertly crafted take on New Jack Swing titled 1990.
Montreal’s own Jai Nitai Lotus makes his return as the “modern messenger of love” on the 10-track album PPL. Features include Kaytesla, Yung King Lloyd, Karma, Yama Sato and Sam I Am Montolla.
Dallas’ own ben hixon follows the fourteenth installment of his 80s & Gospel series with an eight-track house music excursion titled Dearly Loved.
Otxhello is the latest to make waves for Radio Juicy with the release of the lush Not Forever, Just For Now EP featuring Ox The Moron.
London’s Daniel Casimir and Tess Hirst join forces to deliver a dynamic take on revolution music titled These Days.
The latest to bat for The Lessondary, Rob Cave and Che Grand team up to deliver On Everything I Love featuring Jack Davey and Seb Zillner.
Philly spitter Verse Mega makes his formal debut with the release of You Are? featuring production from Cuzzo Beats, Black Milk, Nottz, Nthbeats and Donwill.
France native FKJ follows the Bas-assisted single “Risk” with the full stream of his spacious and tender Ylang Ylang EP.
Hudson Mohawke and Lunice are back under the TNGHT moniker to rule the roost as electronic and experimental kings with the release of their slap-heavy II EP.
New Zealand duo Haz & Milou drop their ethereal “jazz, soul and hip-hop fusion project” titled Blonde. Six tracks deep, this one feels criminally short.
South London singer JGrrey follows her debut Grreydaze with the small but mighty follow-up titled Ugh.
Following the standout single “No Love,” singer Love Mansuy is introspective about life and fatherhood on his major-label debut Of Age.
Karas Lamb writes and digs for tunes you haven’t heard yet. She actually wants to listen to your mixtape. Follow her on Twitter @karaslamb.
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