Staff Picks October 15th

 

The KCSC staff likes these, so you should, too.

Kelly

Hudson Taylor
Chasing Rubies

Marlee

Mao
Meow

Maegan

Cœur de pirate
Cœur de pirate

Sarah

Febueder
Lilac Lane

Zack

Vulfpeck
Fugue State

Kelsey

Badbadnotgood
III

Raphael

Mako
Our Story

Sugar

Fuzz Rico
FXREVER MACCIN

Kevin

Odesza
In Return

Clay

Tomorrows Tulips
When

Angel

Vince Staples
Hell Can Wait

Kaleb

Real Friends
Maybe This Place Is The Same
And We’re Just Changing

Nick

Gang Starr
Moment of Truth

 

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Captain Planet – Esperanto Slang – Album Review

Artist: Captain Planet
Album: Esperanto Slang
Label: Bastard Jazz
Release Date: October 7th, 2014

Captain Planet, otherwise known as Charlie B. Wilder, absolutely killed it with his fourth album, Esperanto Slang. This unique worldly mix epitomizes his self-titled genre, Gumbo Funk, by incorporating sounds from all over the world. It’s as if he takes you on a personal tour around the world in 45 minutes. It’s a unique album that took two years to make but was well worth the wait.

This album really is like a universal language’s street jargon. He succeeded in making the anthem for funky dance floors off the main strip with songs like “Perdido en el Exceso” and “Enter the Esperanto”...

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Flying Lotus – You’re Dead! – Album Review

Artist: Flying Lotus
Album: You’re Dead!
Label: Warp
Release Date: October 6th, 2014

After two years in the making, Flying Lotus (aka Steve Ellison or FlyLo) has finally released his newest album, You’re Dead!  Steve Ellison has always been a fan of jazz and fusion since his youth.  Ellison went grew up playing the saxaphone and having a great aunt named Alice Coltrane.   Alice Coltrane was a jazz monster and was heavily respected by many in the jazz culture.   Ellison grew to appreciate; Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones,  Dizzy Gillespie, and other jazz cats from the last 50 years.  Ellison is known for being on the front line of the new wave of beat makers and musicians who fuse IDM and electronica with hip-hop and trip-hop...

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