EP: AceMo – Boarders

AceMo has never been predictable.  Whether he’s making music from recordings of hurricane sandy or beats for rappers like Sidewalk Kal, AceMo has basically done whatever he’s wanted and been consistently great at it.  On Boarders, AceMo finally settles into one sound long enough to sustain an entire tape and the result is gorgeous and probably unlike anything you’ll hear …

pkelly94EP: AceMo – Boarders

EP: ewonee – UN▲TY

ewonee’s music has always sounded nice but something about this new EP just sounds super nice on headphones.  More so than his previous tranquil EP, UN▲TY manages to pack warm, hip-hoppy, jazzy, liquidy audio goodness into bite-sized packaging that defines a sonic palette uniquely ewonee’s.  ewonee seems fascinated in jazz for it’s warm textures and dynamism just as much as he is …

pkelly94EP: ewonee – UN▲TY

mp3: Thudercat – For Love I Come (Tree Bootleg)

On his bootleg of Thudercat’s “For Love I Come”, Tree puts the original soulful track through a kaleidoscopic lens of reverb, bass and psychedelics.  Although the first listen probably won’t cue you in, Tree constructed his bootleg the old fashioned way sampling the original track off vinyl and using analog only additions.  The result is a sunburst sound of warmth …

pkelly94mp3: Thudercat – For Love I Come (Tree Bootleg)

mp3: SEENMR – The Great Spirit

Look.  I already knew Young Ho collective was on some next-level, spiritual, vibed-out inter-dimensional plane, but this new track from SEENMR is something else entirely.  I just finished writing a paper about psychedelic and free-jazz pioneer Sun Ra and it turns out I wasn’t the only one getting into his cosmic mythology.  SEENMR just released his tribute to Saturn’s best Jazz performer with …

pkelly94mp3: SEENMR – The Great Spirit

The Up-Turn Presents: Mr. Herbert Quain – There’s no way not to go back Mix

On his soundcloud page, Portugese producer Mr. Herbert Quain is described as born from “…a state where we will remember the future and we will ignore, or hardly have a presentiment of, the past.”  To be completely honest, I have no idea what that means.  However, listening to Quain’s There’s no way not to go back Mix, that description seems …

pkelly94The Up-Turn Presents: Mr. Herbert Quain – There’s no way not to go back Mix