Ben Zabo ‘Wari Vo’

Need a burst of energy to get you to the end of the week? Look no further than Malian singer Ben Zabo whose music, full of rich textures and harmonies, would rouse any snoozing person into life. Zabo is from the Bwa ethnic group, a culture where the music traditions are more upbeat and energetic […]

Toro Y Moi ‘Rose Quartz’

Ah that Monday feeling – don’t worry, you’ve always got newtunedaily to fall back on. Toro Y Moi’s third full-length ‘Anything In Return’ (out via Carpark Records) is one of the best albums to come out this year, getting multiple plays on my headphones this summer. The California based producer has just released the third […]

Dumpstaphunk ‘Raise The House’

I do love me some funk and no one is doing it better right now than New Orleans super group Dumpstaphunk who are essentially ‘funk royalty’ if there was such a thing. Set up ten years ago by Aaron Neville’s son Ivan Neville, Dumpstaphunk is made up of dual bass players (yes, TWO bass players) Tony Hall […]

Typhoon ‘Thinking About You’ (Frank Ocean cover)

If you’ve got the Monday morning blues then today’s track isn’t really going to cheer you up but it’s definitely worth checking out all the same!  Typhoon are a 11-piece indie band from Portland and have just released one of the more interesting covers of the year by taking on Frank Ocean’s moody love song […]