Published Feb 08, 2010If you're looking for a little musical adventure to help kick off the workweek, head on over to Click Hear, where Exclaim!'s ever-eager staff has scoured the furthest reaches of the interweb to bring you the latest and greatest in new music.
First up, we have the the fast-paced, piano-heavy melancholy of "Slow Knots" from Vancouver, BC soul jazz-styled indie sextet Brasstronaut, who are kicking off their upcoming debut full-length Mount Chimaera with the track.
For those already down with a case of the February blues, voyage to a sunny oasis with Souljazz Orchestra, whose "Mamaya" brings Guinean-inspired percussion that screams island vacation.
Only a couple days after Toronto, ON jazz supergroup Drumheller dropped their latest album, Glint, it's already being hailed as a daring blend of homage and innovation. "Sketch #14" navigates improvisatory groove to because an overwhelmingly well-coordinated sound explosion.
Finally, save this track for week's end when you're looking to crank up the flow. Jose James's "Made For Love" carries reliable hip-hop/soul vocals, à la the late '90s, overtop a new age electro pulse.
For even more fresh musical selections, simply head to Click Hear.