Catnapp is Argentinian-born, Berlin-based singer and producer Amparo Battaglia. Her single Mantis was a former #SOTD (1 May 2018). One year later and Catnapp is set to release her debut full length record ‘Break’ on Monkeytown Records. This track features the renowned Modeselektor (fellow Monkeytown Records signing and German electronic music duo consisting of Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary). The album in available to pre-order on Bandcamp.
Out on EM Records (based in Japan), Juu, G. Jee and Chinza DOPENESS update the 1960-70s popular Thai ‘Luk Thung’ genre with 21st Century hip hop and trap, drum machines and samples. Fresh and exciting! The ‘New Luk Thung’ album is available via Spotify and Bandcamp.
Coming from Boston, Jacob Gilman (aka Rah Zen) is back with his second album ‘Upon The Apex’, available now on Dome of Doom. The new album is available to pre-order on Bandcamp as either a Limited Edition, High-Bias cassette tapes w/ Full Colour Label (run of 100), or Digital Album. His first album ‘Midnight Satori’ is definitely worth a listen too (and is that a Dizzee Rascal sample in the track ‘Mindshift’??? Spotify).
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Sampa Tembo (aka Sampa The Great) is a Zambia-born, Botswana-raised, and now Australia-based poet, singer-songwriter, and rapper. Final Form is Sampa’s first new music for 2019. Produced by longtime collaborator Silentjay (Rhythm Section) – and mixed by Jonwayne (his previous #SOTD here). Out on Ninja Tune, and available for £1 on Bandcamp.
Born in the US, Sarathy Korwar grew up in Ahmedabad and Chennai in India. Now based in London. From the upcoming album More Arriving, out on The Leaf Label. Available to pre-order from Bandcamp as Digital Album, CD, Vinyl LP, and/or limited edition transparent red Vinyl LP (edition of 700).