The Phone Calls, the debut album by the group of the same name, is out today, and just in time for a fabulous summer. Buy it at Amazon and iTunes, or just check out The Phone Calls on Bandcamp. Here's one of our favorites, "Sun Drenched Sky":
House Music, the real kind, with one of the smoothest background chorus hooks anybody ever found. Of course Sandy Rivera would find it. This is everywhere, you can buy it (like we did) at Traxsource, Juno, Beatport and iTunes US.
Here's a beauty -- it's called "Pink Skye" and the vocal by Renee Stahl is just perfect. Lots of good things to buy here: "Pink Skye" is at Juno (on Anjunabeats Volume 10); for something very different from this, and also excellent, check out Renee Stahl's albums at ReneeStahl.com, and Syntrobic's artist album, Syntrobic.
Gustavo FK is a Brazilian DJ/Producer who lives in Barcelona. Beatport and his Soundcloud call this track Deep House, but it has the colorful creative colors of a lot of the music that comes from the rich and varied worlds of Brazil. It's at Beatport.
Just heard for the first time of a really creative independent artist named Laurence Lloyd Duff, who put this visually bold video together to his song Iris. As cool as the video is, don't miss the imaginative writing and production in the track:
It's kind of hard to believe that it's been nine years since Menno de Jong, the Dutch DJ and producer, released the moody Guanxi on Anjunabeats in 2004. He hasn't stopped, in fact he's accelerating, and here's a a taste of what he's into now, his latest Mixcloud for May 2013.
PowerPlay FYI's A Normal Life features two exceptionally talented vocalists, Pamela Fernandez, who we just did a feature on, and Peter Frank, a bright young singer who already has put together some heavy credits, and who we'll have a story on soon. There's a great new video of Frank on The Eyes Have It and one in the works for Mystery. Getting ready, here's the track: