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Mattie Safer first captured the public’s attention with his era-defining work as the bassist and co-lead vocalist in seminal NYC outfit The Rapture. He’s gearing up to release his new EP “All We Are (Remixes)” on June 30th. The single features remixes of songs from his debut solo EP “All We Are”.

We here at Discobelle can premiere the remix from moombahton pioneer Dave Nada which is basically a sultry lovers jam for those that feel like slow dancing their summer away.

Bakongo is the Afro-inspired alter ego of UK Funky pioneer Roska and last year he dropped his “Grind/Tee Oh Ell” release via Quadrants (the label spearheaded by Melé).

Now, Bakongo returns to Los Angeles based label Pink Turban with two dazzlingly pristine club tracks, “Awe” and “Bout It”, that both showcases his sublime production skills and pushes the UK/US bass boundaries with their afro-saturated bass heavy sound.

Los Angeles artist Gaby Hernandez just released her third album “Spirit Reflection” via Mr Bongo and it’s latin, tropicalia, folk, electronica and jazz seamlessly blended together on a warm, dreamlike and sparkling album.

“Spirit Reflection” features a stellar line-up of LA talent; jazz star Kamasi Washington, Stuart Howard (AKA Lapalux), Kelis and Gaslamp killer collaborator Dexter Story, plus Ninja Tune, Plug Research and Soul Jazz artist Carlos Niño, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker.

This is the premiere of the visuals for the track “Super Nova Lovers”.

LCAW steps up this month with one of the catchiest songs I’ve peeped this Summer. On top of the solid songmanship, what’s most impressive here is the use of real instruments in place of tired pre-sets for this funk-infused indie dance offering. A chilled dynamic with a toe-tapping pulse, that’s what ‘Nobody Else But You’ delivers, making the German talent one of the genre’s more imaginative prospects on the beat right now.