This week’s Listenin’ Booth includes music from the British vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Martina Topley-Bird and her new track, “Weasel”. Plus four other essential tunes you should be listening to right now.
Weasel – Martina Topley-Bird
The dark and heavily moody “Weasel” is pulled from Martina Topley-Bird’s new “Forever I Wait” full-length album. The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist first gained fame as the featured vocalist for Tricky.
Philly resident and Brazilian expatriate, Xande Cruz is a celebrated percussionist and gifted songwriter. “Celebrate” is the festive, rhythmic lead single lifted from his brand new album “Forte”.
West Philadelphia songstress, Emyne returns with the mesmerizing and moody four-song EP, “21-keep it”. “Wormhole” perfectly captures the vibe and personality of the fantastic release.
Jazz saxophonist extraordinaire Kamasi Washington has released an arousing rendition of Metallica’s “My Friend of Misery” from the group’s upcoming Black Album covers compilation, “A Metallica Blacklist”.
Sir E.U, is a Washington D.C. rap and hip hop artist. His “Hey Mom” is taken from his latest full length release which skillfully incorporates elements of House and Techno. Brilliant stuff!