Critical Equation is Dr. Dog's first proper full-length of new material in five years and is out April 27th through Thirty Tigers.
Dr. Lonnie Smith brings an album with SHM-CD format. On Evolution, Dr. Lonnie Smith returns to the Blue Note Records label with a unique project that enhances his legacy as one of the premier masters of modern music. With three new Smith originals (“For Heaven’s Sake”, “African Suite” and “Talk About This”) and exciting new arrangements of tunes such as Monk’s “Straight No Chaser”, “Play It Back” and “Afrodesia,” The Good Doctor and his cast offer plenty of surprises and invention along with a serious groove.
The great B3 organ master and conjurer of sound, Doctor Lonnie Smith, has made some great studio recordings, but he'll be the first to tell you that his music needs to be experienced live. The release of his brand new live recording The Healer marks the Doctor's first live recording since his landmark 1970 album Live At Club Mozambique. It showcases the great bandleader reinventing the possibilities of sound along with two young stars - guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg and drummer Jamire Williams. The Healer puts the listener front row center at a wild ride of a show that seamlessly blends jazz, fusion, hip hop, world music, and of course the B3 funk that Doc helped create. It also marks the launch of Pilgrimage Records, the good doctor's new completely artist controlled record label.
After osmotically invading our consciousness with his first dose, dr trippy returns with ‘Bhang!’ - a new batch of his patented Punjabi swamp medicine that is guaranteed to get you dancing to the off-beat of the world. A riot of musical flavours, ‘Bhang!’ starts and finishes with trademark ‘trippy bhangra beats, and in between positively explodes with an eclectic blend of musical genres, all underpinned by the rhythms and resonance of dub, awash in Indian and Jamaican vocal samples, and fuelled by a battery of synths and effect units. Recent travels to Cambodia, Thailand and China are also evident in the global melting pot that is dr trippy’s style…