Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington - Harmony of Difference EP (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 25, 2017
Kamasi Washington - Harmony of Difference EP (2017)

Kamasi Washington - Harmony of Difference EP
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, front cover | 31:54 min | 206 MB
Label: Young Turks – YTCD171 | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 2017

Earlier this year, avant-garde jazz titan Kamasi Washington premiered Harmony of Difference, an original six-movement suite, as part of this year’s Whitney Biennial. The EP is the first new music from Washington since his universally acclaimed 2015 debut album The Epic. Harmony of Difference explores the philosophical possibilities of the musical technique known as “counterpoint,” which Washington defines as “the art of balancing similarity and difference to create harmony between separate melodies.”

Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015) 3 CDs [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at April 20, 2017
Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015) 3 CDs [Re-Up]

Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015) 3 CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.06 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 397 Mb | 02:53:37 | Scans ~ 14 Mb
Genre: Jazz-Funk, Fusion, Contemporary Jazz | Label: Brainfeeder | # BFCD050

The Epic is saxophonist Kamasi Washington's aptly titled, triple-length, 172-minute debut album for Brainfeeder. He is a veteran of L.A.'s music scene and has played with Gerald Wilson, Harvey Mason, Flying Lotus, and Kendrick Lamar (his horn is prominently featured on To Pimp a Butterfly), to name but a few. Most of his bandmates have played together since high school, and it shows. There are two drummers (including Ronald Bruner), two bassists (including Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner on electric), two keyboardists, trumpet, trombone, and vocals (Patrice Quinn). In various settings, they are supported by a string orchestra and full choir conducted by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. Washington composed 13 of these 17 tunes; he also meticulously arranged and produced them. At just over six to nearly 15 minutes, the jams leave room for engaged improvisation. The Epic is based on a concept, though it's unnecessary to grasp in order to enjoy. The music reflects many inspirations – John Coltrane, Horace Tapscott's Pan-African People's Arkestra, Azar Lawrence's Prestige period, Donald Byrd's and Eddie Gale's jazz and choir explorations, Pharoah Sanders' pan global experiments, Afro-Latin jazz, spiritual soul, and DJ culture.
Throttle Elevator Music & Kamasi Washington - Retrorespective (2017)

Throttle Elevator Music & Kamasi Washington - Retrorespective
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 47:06 min | 108 MB
Label: Wide Hive Records | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017

Throttle Elevator Music Reunites With Saxophone Star Kamasi Washington for nine new compositions on their fifth And final recording. Throttle rhythm section bassist Matt Montgomery and drummer Mike Hughes are joined by guitarist Eva Mendoza and emerging trumpet player Erik Jekabsen. Retrorespective sonically is a blend of beautiful spiritual songs and energetic well performed music.
Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/44,1kHz]

Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 173:30 minutes | 2,03 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Flying Lotus welcomes Kamasi Washington - who features on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly - to his Brainfeeder label with this monumental full-length entitled The Epic. Much like Kendrick and FlyLo, Washington produces LPs that exist somewhere between the realms of demi-opera and populist. Clocking in with 17 all surpassing the 7 minute mark, The Epic explores areas of cosmic jazz, freeform saxophone-led composition and a rotation of far-reaching influences to build an odyssey that effortlessly spans across almost 3 hours with the help of a a 32-piece orchestra and a 20-member choir. Like the rest of the Brainfeeder roster, pigeonholing the Kamasi Washington is a truly impossible task. The Epic invites you to embrace the ambition and lose yourself in the grandeur.

Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015)  Music

Posted by mark70 at May 3, 2015
Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015)

Kamasi Washington - The Epic (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 173:19 min | 399 MB
Genre: Jazz | Label: Brainfeeder

The story begins with a man on high. He is an old man, a warrior, and the guardian to the gates of a city. Two miles below his mountainous perch, he observes a dojo, where a group of young men train night and day. Eventually, the old man expects a challenger to emerge. He hopes for the day of his destruction, for this is the cycle of life.

St. Vincent - Masseduction (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 13, 2017
St. Vincent - Masseduction (2017)

St. Vincent - Masseduction (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, m3u - 244 MB | 00:41:37
Indie, Art Pop, Electronic, Female Vocal | Label: Loma Vista Recordings

Every record I make has an archetype,” says Clark. “‘Strange Mercy’ was Housewives on Pills. ‘St. Vincent’ was Near-Future Cult Leader. ‘Masseduction’ is different, it’s pretty first person. You can’t fact-check it, but if you want to know about my life, listen to this record.” ‘Masseduction’ is the culmination of years of writing, with songs crafted from voice memos, text messages, and snippets of melodies that came to Clark while traveling the globe. Special guests on the album include Thomas Bartlett on piano, Kamasi Washington on saxophone, Jenny Lewis on vocals, and beat production from Sounwave. Greg Leisz and Rich Hinman add pedal steel, and Tuck and Patti Andress contribute guitar and vocals respectively on select tracks.

St. Vincent - Masseduction (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Oct. 12, 2017
St. Vincent - Masseduction (2017)

St. Vincent - Masseduction (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:41:44 | 96 Mb
Indie, Electronic, Experimental, Female Vocal | Label: Loma Vista Recordings

Masseduction (stylized as MASSEDUCTION) is the upcoming fifth studio album by American musician St. Vincent, scheduled for release on October 13, 2017, through Loma Vista Recordings.

Ibeyi - Ash (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Oct. 7, 2017
Ibeyi - Ash (2017)

Ibeyi - Ash (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 00:39:42 | 222 Mb
Alternative R'n'B, Electronic, Female Vocal | Label: XL Recordings

Ibeyi have announced a new album, the follow-up to their self-titled debut. Out September 29 on XL, Ash features tracks with Kamasi Washington, Chilly Gonzales, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Mala Rodriguez, with production from Richard Russell. Watch the video for the Kamasi collab, “Deathless,” below. The Ed Morris-directed clip sees a miniature Naomi Díaz emerge from her sister and bandmate Lisa-Kaindé’s stomach, only for the cycle to repeat with increasingly tiny incarnations of the twins.

Miles Mosley - Uprising (2017)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at June 26, 2017
Miles Mosley - Uprising (2017)

Miles Mosley - Uprising (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 411 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 219 mb
Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Soul | Label: Alpha Pup Records

A member of the Los Angeles-based jazz-funk collective West Coast Get Down (WCGD), bassist/singer Miles Mosley makes a dynamic impression on his fourth solo album and Verve debut, 2017's Uprising. Although Mosley has already released three independent albums, beginning with 2005's Sicaceremony, he remains relatively unknown to the mainstream - a fact that leaves him plenty of creative breathing room for his move to the storied Verve label.

Cameron Graves - Planetary Prince (2017)  Music

Posted by delpotro at May 9, 2017
Cameron Graves - Planetary Prince (2017)

Cameron Graves - Planetary Prince (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 534 Mb | Scans - 60 Mb | 01:18:13
Jazz, Progressive | Label: Mack Avenue Records

The release of Kamasi Washington's The Epic last year marked a seismic shift in the jazz landscape and the game-changing arrival of the genre-blurring Los Angeles collective West Coast Get Down. That evolution continues with the release of Planetary Prince, the debut album by visionary pianist, keyboardist, composer and WCGD founding member Cameron Graves.