Music Reviews

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2014 --------------------------------------------------------------

GoGo Penguin - V2.0 (Jazz, Apr14)
Max Bateman - A Love Odissey EP (Nudisco, Slo-mo House, Mar14)
Paisley - Beach Holiday (Beats, Downtempo, Mar14)
Woolfy - City Lights EP (Indie, Folk, Mar14)
The Peter Edwards Trio - Safe And Sound (Jazz, Mar14)
Franklin - If I Was A Wolf EP (Indie, Electro-Pop, Mar14)
K15 - The Black Tapes EP (Abstract Beats, Mar14)
Josh Osho - Roadsigns EP (Folk, Mar14)
The Notwist - Close To The Glass (Indie, Feb14)
Pole Jam Vinyl Records - Native Circles EP (Nudisco, Slo-mo House, Feb14)
Gacha - When The Watchman Saw The Light EP (Downtempo, Lo-Fi, Feb14)
Lex Newton - Let Me In YourHeart EP (House, Feb14)
Ohbliv - Love Frequency (b) EP (Downtempo, Lo-Fi, Feb14)
Yumi Zuma - Yumi Zuma EP (Indie/Pop, Feb14)
Zara McFarlane - If You Knew Her (Jazz, Jan14)
Favela - Easy Yoke EP (Downtempo, Lo-Fi, Jan14)
Saâda Bonaire - Saâda Bonaire (Electro/Pop, Dec13)

2013 --------------------------------------------------------------

Vibes4YourSoul 2013 Favorites Selection

Kjell Anderson - Full Manifest (Jazzy Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Dec13)
Chantal Acda - Let Your Hands Be My Guide (Indie, Downtempo, Nov13)
The Fontanelles - Horns Of Freedom (Afrobeat, Afro-Jazz, Nov13)
Paskal & Urban Absolutes - Lux (House, Nov13)
Electronical Reeds Label - Y3ARS LP (House, Techno, Nov13)
The Peanut Butter Company - Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol.2 (Soul, Funk, Oct13)
Oddisee - The Beauty In All / Tangible Dream (Jazzy Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Oct13)
Earth House Hold - See You Through EP (House, Ambient , Techno, Oct13)
Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio 2 (Nu-Jazz, Nu-Soul, Oct13)
Dawn Of Midi - Dysnomia (Nu-Jazz, Oct13)
Gas-Lab & Traum Diggs - Jazz Hop (Jazzy Hip-Hop, Oct13)
Bahama Soul Club - The Cuban Tapes (Latin, Groove, Oct13)
Panama - Always EP (Indie, Electro/Pop, Oct13)
Mecca:83 - Loosies EP (Jazzy Hip-Hop, Oct13)
Purple Disco Machine - Move Or Not EP (House, Nudisco, Oct13)
Damiano Von Erckert - Love Based Music (House, Groove, Sep13)
Leron Thomas - Whatever (Jazz, Sep13)
Delorean - Apar (Indie, Sep13)
Gummy Soul - 93 Still (Jazzy Hip-Hop, Sep13)
Hayden James - Hayden James EP (Electro, Sep13)
Derrick Hodge - Live Today (Nu-Jazz, Aug13)
Zoomin' in..on Ady Suleiman (Soul, Folk, July13)
Sango - North (Electro, Downtempo, July13)
Dirg Gerner - Dirg Gerner EP (Nu-Soul, Electro, July13)
Merry Go Round - Fish & Chips EP (Indie, July13)
The Fontanelles - Pinprick/Criminality EP (Afrobeat, July13)
Jagwar Ma - Howlin (Indie, Electro-Pop, Jun13)
The Gene Dudley Group - Saturday Shifting EP (Soul, Funk, Jun13)
Tropics - Home & Consonance EP (Downtempo, Nu-Soul, Jun13)
Gold Panda - Half Of Where You Live (Electro, Deep House, Jun13)
Cuttooth - Cuttooth EP (Downtempo, Jun13)
Zoomin in..on Akromegalie Records (Jazzy Hip-Hop, Jun13)
Juveniles - Juveniles (Indie, Electro-Pop, Jun13)
Gotta - #Crack EP (Beats, Nu-Soul, Jun13)
Je$u$ - Schleifen EP (Beats, Groove, Jun13)
Mount Kimbie - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth (Electro, Jun13)
Tall Black Guy - 8 Miles To Moenart (Hip-Hop, Beats, Jun13)
Baths - Obsidian (Downtempo, Abstract Beats, May13)
Way Back - Way Back EP (House, May13)
Thundercat - Apocalypse (Nu-Soul, Abstract Beats, May13)
Titanics - Soft Treasure (Electro-Pop, Chillwave, May13)
Classics - Hanging Gardens (House, Electro, May13)
Guts - Django Remixed EP (Hip-Hop, Groove, May13)
Jesse Futerman - Exquisite EP (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Apr13)
Darryl Reeves - The Dillaquarium Mixtape (Hip-Hop, Apr13)
Round Table Knights - I Just Want EP (House, Nudisco, Apr13)
Vondelpark - Seabed (Downtempo, Indie, Apr 13)
Alex Barck - Reunion 2 EP (House, Apr13)
Portico Quartet - Live & Remix (Nu-Jazz, Electro, Apr13)
Kruse & Nuernberg - Let's Call It A Day Remixes EP (House, Apr13)
Lapalux - Nostalchic (Lo-Fi, Abstract Beats, Apr13)
Shlohmo - Laid Out EP (Lo-Fi, Abstract Beats, Apr13)
Louie Vega & Elements Of Life - Eclipse (Latin, House, Mar13)
Bonobo - The North Borders (Downtempo, Electro, Mar13)
Broke One - Waiting Lines EP (House, Mar13)
ANerGy Afrobeat - Afrobeat For The World EP (Afrobeat, Mar13)
Dusty - Mood Matters EP (Latin, Funk, Electro, Mar13)
K15 - Umbra EP (Abstract Beats, Mar13)
Catz 'N Dogz - Friends Will Carry You Home Too Compilation - (House, Mar13)
Sam Sallon - You May Not Mean To Hurt Me (But You Do) (Single) (Folk, Mar13)
Neve Naive - The Inner Place Of Cat And Bird (Acoustic Soul, Beats, Feb13)
Jamie Anderson & Owain K - Do You Know Remixes EP (Jazzy House, Feb13)
Hectic Zeniths - Type One Era EP (Lo-Fi, Abstract Beats, Mar13)
Saux - Bring Me Home EP (Downtempo, Deep House, Feb13)
NiceguyxVinny - various productions (Downtempo, Abstract Beats, Feb13)
Tuff Wheelz - About Her EP (House, Feb13)
Mitzi - Truly Alive (Indie, Electro_Pop, Feb13)
Synkro - Acceptance EP (Electro, Dubstep, Bass, Feb13)
My Bloody Valentine - mbv (Indie, Feb13)
Jessie Ware - If You're Never Gonna Move EP (Nu-Soul, Electro, Jan13)
Hannes Fischer - Based On Misunderstandings 06 EP (Deep House, Jan13)
Short Stories (aka Koreless & Sampha) - On The Way EP (Dubstep, Bass, Jan13)
Summer Heart - Hit Me Up Again EP (Indie, Electro/Pop, Jan13)
Gold Panda - Trust EP (Electro, Jan13)
Chris Dave & The Drumhedz - Mixtape (Nu-Jazz, Groove, Jan13)
Toro Y Moi - Anything In Return (Indie/pop, Chillwave, Jan13)
José James - No Beginning, No End (Nu-Jazz, Nu-Soul, Groove, Jan13)
Paskal & Urban Absolutes meet Henry L & Ingo Sanger - B.D.D.K. EP (House, Jan13)


2012 --------------------------------------------------------------

Vibes4YourSoul 2012 Favorites Selection

Ephti - Blank EP (Electro, Abstract Beats, Dec12)
And The Giraffe - Creature Collector EP (Folk, Dec12)
Osmojam - 80 EP (Nu-Soul, Pop, Dec12)
Bev Lee Harling - Robots And Angels EP (Nu-Soul, Electro)
Melodiesinfonie - Wohlklange EP (Abstract Beats, Downtempo, Dec12)
The 1975 - Sex EP (Indie; Electro-Pop, Dec12)
Henri-Pierre Noel - Piano (re-issue) (Jazz-Fusion, Groove, Dec12)
Stubborn Heart - Stubborn Heart (Electro-pop, Deep Dubstep, Nov12)
Saux - But Your Legs (Single) (Deep House, Nov12)
Flume - Flume (Abstract Beats, Electro, Nov12)
Mitzi - Who Will Love You Know (Single) (Indie, Electro-pop, Nov12)
Panama - It's Not Over EP (Indie, Electro-pop, Nov12)
Submotion Orchestra - Fragments (Nu-Jazz, Nov12)
Resonators - The Constant (Reggae/Dub, Nov12)
Mutado Pintado - Carbon Copies EP (Indie, House, Oct12)
Noyce - Moment's Good EP (Downtempo, Oct12)
Roux Spana - 9 Weeks Of Sun (Abstract Beats, Slo-mo House, Oct12)
Sax Machine - Sax Machine EP (Hip-Hop, Groove, Oct12)
The Global Optimistic - Moon Trees (Abstract Beats, Lo-Fi, Oct12)
Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes (Abstract Beats, Lo-Fi, Oct12)
Fink - Wheels Turn Beneath My Feet (Folk, Oct12)
Tom Odell - Songs From Another Love EP (Folk, Oct12)
Mankoora - El Loco EP (Latin Beats, Oct12)
Matthew Halsall - Fletcher Moss Park (Jazz, Nu-Jazz, Oct12)
Tuff Wheelz - So Strong/Come Together EP (House, Deep House, Oct12)
Paskal & Urban Absolutes feat. Aniya Ouu - Pieces EP (Balearic, Slo-mo House, House, Oct12)
Black Jukebox 05 EP (Nudisco, House, Sep12)
The XX - Coexist (Indie, Electro-Pop, Sep12)
Future Classic DJs Compilation (Slo-mo House, House, Sep12)
DJ Steef - Sortilèges EP (Slo-mo House, House, Sep12)
José James - It's All Over Your Body EP (Nu-Soul, Sep12)
Axel Malé - Revolucionaria Ep (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Sep12)
Benny Sings - One II (Alex Barck Remix) (Electro, House, Sep12)
The Rongetz Foundation - Brooklyn Butterfly Session (Nu-Jazz, Groove, Sep12)
Jessie Ware - Sweet Talk (Saux Remix) - (Electro, Deep House, Sep12)
Mecca:83 - Sketchbook Pieces Ep - (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Aug12)
Solyl-S - Solyl-S#2 EP (Soul, Funk, Aug12)
Resonators - B.A.S.I.C. EP (Reggae, Dub, Jungle, July12)
Julio Bashmore - Au Seve EP (Deep House, House, Groove, July12)
Koreless feat. Jacques Greene - Lost In Tokyo EP (Downtempo, Dubstep, Deep Techno, July 12)
Alexis Davis - 3 Ep (Hip-Hop, Beats, July12)
Sarah Winton & Blazeitdown - Sunrise (Hip-Hop, NuSoul, July12)
And The Giraffe - Darling (Folk, Jun12)
Modlee & Vlooper - Sunwalk Ep (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Jun12)
Terry Grant feat. Carrie Manning - Tigerskin Ep (House, Deep House, Jun12)
iNDiGo HiGH - Various Productions (Beats, Nu-Soul, Jun12)
Hold Your Horses ! - Apologize EP (Folk, Indie, May12)
Ocelote Rojo - Pacarina EP (Folk, World, 2011)
Pears - Saldanha Bay (single) (Afro, World, May12)
Bukky Leo & Black Egypt - Skeleton EP (ft. Gilles Peterson & Simbad) (Afrobeat, House, May12)
Kim Brown - Spring Theory EP (House, Deep House, Mar12)
M. Josephine - Donut Soul EP (A J Dilla Tribute) (Hip-Hop, Nu-Soul, May12)
DJ Mitsu The Beats - Beat Installments (Hip-Hop, Beats, Slo-Mo House May12)
Saux - It Frightens Me (single) (Downtempo, May12)
Synkro - Broken Promises (Downtempo, Deep Dubstep, Apr12)
Summer Heart - About A Feeling (Indie/Chillwave, Mar12)
Rush'd - For My Dogz EP (Dubstep, Apr12)
Patrick Watson - Adventures In Your Own Backyard (Folk, Apr12)
Rocket Juice & The Moon - Rocket Juice & The Moon (Afrobeat, World, Apr12)
Jazzanova - Funkhaus Studio Sessions (Groove, NuSoul, Apr12)
Moodymann - Picture This EP (House, Deep House, Apr12)
Ebo Taylor - Appia Kwa Bridge (Afrobeat, Highlife, World, Apr12)
Red Bull Music Academy - Various Assets : Not For Sale Compilation (Electro, Mar12)
Scrimshire feat. Heidi Vogel - Everything You Say EP (Afro, Soul, Dub, Dubstep, Mar12)
Fritz Kalkbrenner - Suol Mates EP (Deep House, House, Mar12)
Mecca:83 - Chapter Two (For Lucie) Single (Instrumental Hip-Hop, Groove, Mar12)
Jacques Greene - Concealer EP (House, Dubstep, Jan12)
Rhye - Open (Downtempo, Nudisco, Mar12)
Sorg - Preface EP (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Downtempo, Mar12)
The Soul Snatchers - Scratch My Itch (Soul, Funk, Feb12)
Prof.Logik - Multi-Dimension EP (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Mar12)
Axxo Lott - Finding Futura EP (Deep House, Mar12)
Lee Fields & The Expressions - Faithful Man (Soul, Funk, Mar12)
The Soul Session - One (Nu-Soul, Groove, Jan12)
Fantastikclick & Sport G - Smooth Puff (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Mar12)
Ray Lugo - Bahia Love Ep (House, Broken Beats, Feb12)
Bonobo - Black Sands Remixed (Electro, downtempo, Feb12)
Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio (Nu-Jazz, Nu-Soul, Feb12)
Saux - Rear Window Ep (Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Feb12)
Gregory Porter - Be Good (Jazz, Soul, Feb12)
Poolside Music - various productions (Nudisco, Feb12)
Tropics - Nautical Clamor (Downtempo, Chillwave, Jan12)
Machinedrum - SXLND Ep (Dubstep, House, Jan12)
Mecca:83 - D A Y B R E A K  Ep (Instrumental Hip-Hop, Abstract Beats, Jan12)
Portico Quartet - Portico Quartet (Nu-Jazz, Jan12)
Don Da None - Nébuleuse(s) Ep (Hip-Hop/Abstract Beats, Jan12)


2011 --------------------------------------------------------------

2011 Review - Our Favorite Records of 2011 !

BadBadNotGood - BBNG (Jazz/Hip-Hop, Nov11)
Stuart McCallum (Cinematic Orchestra) - Distilled (NuJazz, Downtempo, Oct11)
Havana Cultura - The Search Continues (Latin, World, Beats, Nov11)
Chris Joss - No Play, No Work (Funk, Afrobeat, Beats, Oct11)
Long Arm - Organic (Trip-Hop/Abstract Beats, Oct11)
Fatoumata Diawara - Fatou (World, Oct11)
Miguel Migs - Outside The Skyline (House/Electro, Oct11)
Tropics - Parodia Flare (Downtempo/Abstract Beats, Sep11)
And The Giraffe - Something To Someone (Folk, Sep11)
Shlohmo - Bad Vibes (Downtempo/Abstract Beats, Sep11)
Machinedrum - Room(s) (Dubstep/electro, Sep11)
José James - All Saints Basement Session (Soul/Groove, Sep11)
Suzanne Kraft - Green Flash Ep (Slo-mo House)
Vondelpark - Nyc Stuff & Nyc Bags Ep (Downtempo/Abstracts Beats, Aug11)
Radiohead - The King Of Limbs Remixes (Dubstep, House, Aug11)
Ahmed Sirour Feat. Michelle Thompson - We Rep Brooklyn Ep (Hip-Hop/Beats, Aug11)
GW - Absolute Ep (Downtempo, Abstract Beats, Aug11)
Sbtrkt - Sbtrkt (Dubstep/Electro-pop, July11)
Jesse Futerman - Super Basement Ep (Hip-Hop/Beats/Groove, Jun11)
Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me A Tale Ep (Soul, Jun11)
Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver (Indie/Folk, Jun11)
Submotion Orchestra - Finest Hour (NuJazz/Downtempo, Jun11)
Bop - The Amazing Adventures Of One Curious Little Pixel (Deep House/Dubstep,/Abstract Beats, May11)
Ruckus Fo'Tet & Milla Thyme - Round One (Hip-Hop/Groove, May11)
Owiny Sigoma Band - Owiny Sigoma Band (Afro/World, Apr11)
6th Borough Project - One Night In The Borough (Slo-mo/Nudisco/House, May11)
The Revenge - Reekin'Structions (Nudisco/Re-Edits, May11)
Matthew Halsall - On The Go (Jazz/NuJazz, Apr11)
Jacques Greene - Another Girl Ep (House/Dubstep, Mar11)
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - From Africa With Fury: Rise (Afrobeat, Apr 11)
Loch Lomond - Little Me Will Start A Storm (Folk/Indie, Mar 11)
Bibio - Mind Bokeh (Abstract Beats/Downtempo/Electro-pop, Mar11)
Gold Panda - Marriage Ep (Electro/Dubstep, Abstract Beats, Mar11)
Eric Legnini & The Afro Jazz Band - The Vox (Afro-Jazz/Soul/Groove, Mar11)
Radiohead - The Kings Of Lamb (Indie/Abstract, Feb11)
Nicolas Jaar - Space Is Only Noise (Electro-pop,/Downtempo, Feb11)
Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine (Abstract Beats/Nu-Folk/Pop, Feb11)
James Blake - James Blake LP (Folk/Dubstep/Electro, Feb11)
Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma (Alternative Takes) (Abtract Beats, Jan11)
Ackryte/Broke/Repeat Pattern - Love Exposure (Hip-Hop, Groove, Jan11)


2010 ------------------------------------------------------------

2010 Review - Our Favorite Records!

Danay - Havana Cultura Sessions#1 - The Danay Ep (Latin Jazz, Cuban rythms, Dec10)
Joy Orbison - BB / Ladywell Ep (Tech/House, Nov10)
Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno - Dog With A Rope (Reggae/Latin, July10)
Ebo Taylor - Love And Death (Afrobeat / Afro-jazz, Oct10)
Baths
- Cerulean (Downtempo/Chillwave, Jun10)
Spanish Harlem Orchestra
- Viva La Tradicion (Salsa, Latin Jazz, Sep10)
Morrissey
- Bona Drag 20th Anniversary Edition (Indie, Sep10)
John Legend & The Roots
- Wake Up! (Soul/R&B, Sep10) 
Mount Kimbie
- Crooks And Lovers (Electro/Dubstep, Aug10)
Throwing Snow - Un Vingt Ep (Dubstep, Aug10)  
Spokes - We Can Make It Out (single and remix from Yppah) (Indie, Aug10)
Andreya Triana
- Lost Where I Belong (Downtempo, Soul, Folk, Aug10)
Forbidden Dialect - More Than Your Money's Worth (Hip-Hop, Beats, Aug10)
James Blake
- CMYK Ep (Dubstep, Jun10)
Femi Kuti
- Day By Day Remixed (Dub/Electro, Jun10)
Christian Prommer
- Drumlesson Zwei (Nu-Jazz, Jun10)
José James & Jef Neve
- For All We Know (Jazz, May10)
Broken Social Scene
- Forgiveness Rock Record (Indie, May10)
Kings Go Forth
- The Outsiders Are Back (Soul/Funk, May10)
Flying Lotus
- Cosmogramma (Abtract Beats, May10)
LTJ X-Perience
- Trip To Your Mind Ep/Secret Service Ep/Super Value Special Edits 09 Ep (Nudisco, 03&Apr10)
Ramadanman
- Ramadanman Ep (Dubstep/Electro, Apr10)
Sylvain Beuf Sextet
- Joy (Jazz, Apr10) 
Erykah Badu
- New Amerykah Part Two - Return Of The Ankh (Nu-Soul, Mar10)
Scuba
- Triangulation (Electro, Mar10)
Bonobo
- Black Sands (Downtempo, Mar10)
Gizelle Smith&The Mighty Mocambos
- This Is Gizelle Smith&The Mighty Mocambos (Funk, Mar10)
The Souljazz Orchestra
- Rising Sun (Afrobeat/Jazz, Feb10)
Massive Attack
- Heligoland (Downtempo, Feb10)
Gil Scott-Heron
- I'm New Here (Soul, Feb10)
Four Tet
- There Is Love In You (Electro/Downtempo, Jan10)
Jose James
- Black Magic (Soul/Nu-jazz, Jan10)
Jay Electronica
- Exhibit C Ep (Hip-Hop, Jan10)


2009 --------------------------------------------------------------

V4YS 2009 Favorites Records