Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar and Alabaster dePlume unite on a new song “Amoeba's Dream”.
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Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar and Alabaster dePlume unite on a new song “Amoeba’s Dream”.

Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar, and Alabaster dePlume unite on a new song “Amoeba's Dream” from Danalogue & Sarathy Korwar collaborative debut EP “Equinox”. London-based synthesizer player and producer Dan Leavers aka Danalogue has been astral traveling through multiple sonic dimensions for the past few years, notably, his critically acclaimed work producing and performing in Mercury-nominated trio The Comet is Coming (with Betamax and Shabaka Hutchings) and Soccer96 (with Betamax). Dan with Max Hallett aka Betamax released in June new EP "Tactics" with Alabaster dePlume on vocals.

Listen below to Soccer96 with Alabaster dePlume new song “Buy It”, from their forthcoming debut EP “Tactics”:

He also produced for other artists like Snapped Ankles, Lunch Money Life, and Alabaster dePlume, operating out of the legendary studio of the underground, The Total Refreshment Centre.

Danalogue invited Sarathy into his studio, where the duo spent two days over the vernal equinox in 2018 jamming, recording, and sharing their influences from Terry Riley, Sun Ra, Isao Tomita, and Don Cherry. Alabaster dePlume joined on one track.

Listen below to Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar and Alabaster dePlume new song “Amoeba's Dream”, from their forthcoming debut EP “Equinox”:

Alabaster released in February one of the best albums this year “To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Vol. 1” through International Anthem (Chicago) Lost Map (Eigg) and Total Refreshment Centre (London). It is a compilation of instrumentals, taken from early releases, re-mastered, with new some material. Sarathy Korwar & Dan Leavers, both contributed to this record.

Listen below to Alabaster dePlume latest album “To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Vol. 1” :

Sarathy Korwar is one of the most original and compelling voices in the UK jazz scene, leading the UPAJ Collective, collaborating with Shabaka Hutchings (The Comet Is Coming), clarinetist Arun Ghosh and producer Hieroglyphic Being, as well as groups Penya and Ill Considered. He has toured with Kamasi Washington, Yussef Kamaal and Moses Boyd.

Korwar’s debut album, “Day To Day”, recorded with the support of the Steve Reid Foundation, was released by Ninja Tune in 2016. In 2018, Gearbox Records released a triple vinyl live album by Sarathy Korwar and UPAJ Collective titled “My East Is Your West”, performed and recorded at a sold-out Church of Sound show. Korwar released his second studio album, “More Arriving”, through The Leaf Label in July 2019. Truly one of the best albums of 2019! He put out two new singles this year with Zia Ahmed "Birthright" and "Turner on the 20".

Listen below to Sarathy Korwar last single album "Turner on the 20" :

Danalogue & Sarathy Korwar new album “Equinox” will come out 17 July 2020, all proceeds go to Skin Deep's “Black Creatives Fund”. 

 

Personnel:

Danalogue  - synth

Sarathy Korwar - drums

Alabaster dePlume - Words and Tenor Saxophone

Kristian Craig Robinson - Percussion and Bamboo Flute

 

Tracklist:

  1. Ballad of Rathalog
  2. Inner Space
  3. Amoeba's Dream feat. Alabaster dePlume
  4. Major Goes Free

Other wicked songs and projects worth checking this week:

Makaya McCraven - Mak Attack

Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar, Alabaster dePlume - Amoeba's Dream

Mammal Hands - Chaser

Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes - Nightrider / Tidal Waves (NPR Tiny Desk version)

Emma-Jean Thackray - Um / Open (with Blu)

Lady Blackbird Blackbird (Emma-Jean Thackray remix)

Tenderlonious - Quarantena

Roos Jonker, Dean Tippet - This One

Peacemaker Global Quartet - Incense

Fabiano Do Nascimento - Tributo

Jerk - Earthrise

Mike Casey - Get You - Take 1

Han Litz Group - Tucan Playa

Gerald Clayton - A Light - Live

Jeremy Cunningham, Dustin Laurenzi - My Greatest Joy Is Everything

Bobby Watson - Condition Blue

DJ Vadim - Didnt Cha Know

Kind & Kinky Zoo - Spam Heat

Cliff Beach, Mestizo Beat - Penny Candy

Redtenbacher's Funkestra, Tucker Antell - Boosh Boosh

Keleketla! - International Love Affair

Prince Fatty, Shniece McMenamin, Horseman - The Model - Dub Version

The Wailers, U-Roy, Doctor Dread - Try Me

 

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