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.
With an upcoming EP ‘Tradition’ on the way this Autumn, Monsune (aka Scott Zhang) releases a new single. This Chinese-Canadian musician makes his soulful pop from his Toronto bedroom. Listen to Monsune’s previous single ‘Nothing in Return’ on SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple Music and Bandcamp.
Fever Ray (Swedish singer-songwriter and record producer Karin Dreijer) has remixed Björk, Björk has remixed Fever Ray, and The Knife (Karin and xer brother Olof Dreijer) have remixed Björk. So much good music but I had to pick The Knife — they where my jam 2006–2010! This original Björk track comes from album Utopia, from which the previous SOTD Tabula Rasa also comes from. The three remixes will be officially released together by One Little Indian Records on 1st November 2019.
Lionmilk (aka Moki Kawaguchi) is a jazz pianist, composer, and producer from Los Angeles, who combines elements of oddball tropicalia, bossa jazz, blistering metal doom-scapes and melancholy stoner rock. Taken from the upcoming release Visions in Paraíso, the first of three albums underway from the collaboration of Lionmilk and Leaving Records. Available to pre-order on Bandcamp, and a great back catalogue on SoundCloud.