BADBADNOTGOOD – CHOMPY’S PARADISE

BADBADNOTGOOD release a new video for ‘Chompy’s Paradise’, a track taken from their latest album, ‘IV‘.  The Connor Crawford-directed “low budget thriller” stars the band’s saxophonist Leland Whitty, whose instrument tutors him in a bomb diffusion class.  As it turns out, Whitty is a mere pawn in the saxophone’s dastardly plan to secure himself a place in…

MICK JENKINS – DROWNING [FT. BADBADNOTGOOD]

Mick Jenkins works with Toronto Jazz band BADBADNOTGOOD on a new track from upcoming album, ‘The Healing Component’ [September 23].  “It has been a one of a kind experience working with BADBADNOTGOOD. A lot of the time they were just jamming and I was freestyling until we came across things we liked.”  The result of…

BADBADNOTGOOD – IV

Toronto’s BadBadNotGood release new album ‘IV’, packed with singles ‘Speaking Gently‘, ‘Time Moves Slow‘, ‘Confessions Pt. II‘, ‘Lavender‘ and ‘In Your Eyes‘, as well as features from Samuel T.Herring, Kaytranada, Mick Jenkins and more.  It’s an assured, considered album that’s full of gems but it has to be said – it’s just not as much fun…

BADBADNOTGOOD – IN YOUR EYES

Those blessed with an Apple Music subscription can listen to the new album from BadBadNotGood now [here], a full week ahead of its release date [July 8].  Spotify users, however, will have to make do with new single ‘In Your Eyes’, featuring the vocal talents of Charlotte Day Wilson.  Stream below via Spotify, click here to…

BADBADNOTGOOD – CONFESSIONS PT. II

Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOOD follow up ‘Time Moves Slow‘ with a second single from forthcoming album, IV [July 8].  New track ‘Confessions Pt. II’ looks to be a follow-up to ‘Confessions’ from previous album ‘III‘, and features Arcade Fire/Bon Iver collaborator Colin Stetson on saxophone.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to pre-order the album from iTunes.

MICK JENKINS – ON THE MAP [PROD. BADBADNOTGOOD]

Mick Jenkins recruits BadBadNotGood for a new cover of The Sensei Blue’s ‘On The Map’.  It’s a funky little number, filled with down-temp groove and staccato synth.  Having worked with Kaytranada on ‘Wave[s]‘, it’s clear that Jenkins knows great production when he hears it, and this is a collaboration that seems to make perfect sense – here’s…

BADBADNOTGOOD – TIMEWAVE ZERO / HERE AND NOW

BADBADNOTGOOD have apparently been “trying ideas out and having fun”, the result of which comes in the form of two new tracks entitled ‘Timewave Zero’ and ‘Here And Now’.  The Canadian Jazz trio try out a bigger, sixties sound on ‘Timewave Zero’, before turning to their experimental roots a little more on ‘Here And Now’.  Stream…

TUXEDO – THE RIGHT TIME [KAYTRANADA REMIX]

Funk duo Tuxedo [individually known as Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One] released their self-titleddebut album earlier this year, which featured the sublime ‘The Right Time’.   A few months later and Kaytranada has been recruited for the official remix. Re-working the single, The Huh What & Where beatsmith loses none of the track’s orginal smooth appeal, but steps things…

KALI UCHI – RUSH [VIDEO]

  Following the success of her recent debut ‘Por Vida’, Kali Uchis releases a video accompaniment to stand-out track ‘Rush’.  The visuals for the Kaytranada/BadBadNotGood-produced track are directed by the Colombian-born vocalist herself in conjunction with WIISSA, and sees her re-visit the seventies in a trip to the beach.  Stream below via YouTube.

BADBADNOTGOOD & GHOSTFACE KILLAH – STREET KNOWLEDGE

‘Sour Soul’, the upcoming collaborative album from BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah leaked online this week ahead of its release date of February 24. Unphased, the Toronto Jazz trio and Wu-Tang Clan MC release ‘Street Knowledge’, which features Chicago up-and-comer Tree. Stream below via Audiomack.