With so much good music coming through thick and fast, it’s easy for new music to drop online and go unnoticed. To help prevent this, we’ve picked 5 new albums you don’t want to sleep on. Stream music from Jakarta Records, Ahkatari, Tru Thoughts, The Weather Station and Orion Rigel Dommisse.
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For The People للشعب – Various Artists
Proceeds from this compilation, which features tracks by Dexter, Cid Rim, IAMNBODI etc, will be given to refugees close to the Iraqi/Syrian border.
TJD004 – Ahkatari
Ahkatari are Butter Made agents on a mission to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends them from UK to Jamaica, where they join forces with Green Llama’s Selfish, and fellow Butter Made secret agents dak & Dirtee Curt.
Tru Thoughts 15th Anniversary – Various Artist
Brighton-based record label are celebrating 15th years in the game with a special box set. The box will boast three 12” slabs of coloured vinyl cut to a pentadecagonal (15 sided) shape, along with two CDs and a 12” 20 page booklet of exclusive interviews and photographs. Each box comes hand-numbered and emblazoned with a custom creation by revered graffiti artist Aroe. Limited to only 500 copies worldwide, once they’re gone…. they’re gone!
What Am I Going To Do With Everything I Know – The Weather Station
What Am I Going To Do is a beautiful little record. With a full-length slated for 2015, this EP functions expertly as a teaser of the great things to come from one of Canada’s finest folk performers.
Omicron – Orion Rigel Dommisse
Virgina Singer-songwriter, cellist, pianist, synthesist, and animator Orion Rigel Dommisse has released her third and possibly best album. Listen to her spooky, sly, seductive pop songs with a freak-folk twist.