This week’s Listenin’ Booth includes music from the Nigerian-American sister duo, VanJess. Plus four other essential tunes you should be listening to right now.
DYSFUNCTIONAL – VanJess featuring KAYTRANADA
10 Missed Calls – Black Coffee featuring Pharrell Williams and Jozzy
Nathi Maphumulo, AKA Black Coffee, is a world-renowned DJ and producer who is considered the godfather of South African house music. Subconsciously will be his sixth album and we are listening to “10 Missed Calls” which features Pharrell WIlliams. Enjoy!
Running – Disclosure ft. Jessie Ware
Disclosure is an English electronic music duo consisting of brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence. With a much sought-after production style that varies from house, dubstep, garage and R&B, Workout Energy is their new EP which zeroes in and highlights their house and dance interests.
The Call – MadLib
Sound Ancestors, is Hip Hop DJ, Producer and MC Madlib’s new album. The electronic producer, Kieran Hebden, better known as Four Tet, curated, edited, and arranged its 16 tracks from a body of hundreds of recordings that Madlib sent him over a period of two years.
Jazz Gives Back – Philly Jazz Musicians Comp Vol 1
Jazz Gives Back: Philly Jazz Musicians Comp Vol 1 is a recent music project led by Philadelphia’s longest-running Jazz venue, Chris’ Jazz Cafe. Born out of the frustrating and challenging conditions created by the Covid pandemic, the goal of JGB was to assemble a jazz supergroup of sorts. Attracting some of Philadelphia’s most celebrated jazz musicians and have them write, record and ultimately produce a 15 track album where everyone involved could ideally reap the benefits of. A brilliant idea and a brilliant album. Listen to Jazz Gives Back’s Pensativa.