[DBR-V032] Afrikan Sciences – Reciprocity EP

After shifting through a few different monikers the last year Deepblak Rhythm Czar Afrikan Sciences returns to form. Laced always with his elastic funk forward grooves the “Reciprocity” EP continues to build on his legacy. One that has consistently morphed diasporic rhythms into new colors. Creating new space on the dance-floor as well inside the …

AYBEE | On Sun Ra, Improvisation , and the Musicians mission.

AYBEE sits down with esteemed Chicago-based music writer and curator John Corbett to explore the deeper meaning behind Sun Ra’s work and examine the roles that improvisation and experimentation serve in times of political and social upheaval. Corbett is well placed to discuss such issues, as he’s the acclaimed author of books such as Travelling …

AYBEE | RA Podcast 550

In the mix for RA’s 550 Podacast | Interview here. Tracklist / San Juan Pueblo (Tewa) Butterfly Dance Gael Segalen – Ascension Billy Cobham – Inner Conflicts DFLN – Signs Captian P. – Escapism Pied Plat – Ode To Ede The Bazile Republic – Brotherhood Smoke Damon Bell – Land Of Merowe AYBEE – We …

[DBR-V030] AYBEE – THE ODYSSEY LP

Deepblak’s Chief Alchemist AYBEE will release his fourth full-length studio album, The Odyssey, in November 2016. As befitting its grand title, this newest long-player finds him concerned with personal journeys: both the personal one that has brought him to this point – living in Berlin, 15 years since founding Deepblak in his native Oakland – …

A MESSAGE | A Film by AYBEE

AYBEE has unveiled his second short film, ‘A Message’ – the follow-up to his directorial debut, ‘The Gift’, which premiered at Washington DC’s Forward electronic creative culture & new media festival in 2015 and featured appearances by Levon Vincent, Fred P and Christopher Rau. As with the prior film, ‘A Message’ is directed and scored …