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There’s a new musical wind blowing through Germany – and especially in Berlin. After years of having been the techno capital of the world, the city now is embracing a much wider musical palette. Attracting a new generation of sonic adventurists, international jazz musicians as well as German talents.
These highly skilled performers are searching for something new, merging different styles and influences. It’s a fact: jazz no longer ‘smells funny’. And after London and L.A., Berlin is on its way to becoming a new hotspot for the next generation of jazz-influenced musicians.
Thanks to its free hedonistic spirit as well as a blossoming scene of new live clubs, festivals and happenings. This compilation showcases some of the most interesting artists on the new German scene to date.
Yet while other new jazz movements are more influenced by hip hop and R&B, these young German ‘jazz’ musicians have audibly steeped themselves in their own heritage: Krautrock and electronic music.
The majority of the tracks on this compilation were composed exclusively for this release or have only seen a limited release via the artists’ own channels. A few have already been released in 2018/19 on small labels.
A1. Karaba: Der Inder*
A2. SALOMEA: Magnolia Tree
A3. David Nesselhauf: Space Station
A4. Shake Stew: Shake The Dust
A5. Karl Hector & The Malcouns: Orange Man*
B1. Stimming X Lambert: The Little Giant*
B2. Sissi Rada: Acrasian Beat*
B3. C.A.R.: Dick Schaffrath
B4. Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra: J Schleia
C1. Oracles: That Was I
C2. OnomOgemo And The Disco Jumpers: Liquid Love
C3. Torben Unit: Free (Get Your Self Together)
C4. JJ Whitefield: 14/08
D1. NiklasWandt: Balanphontanz In DreiSchüben*
D2. Ralph Heidel // Homo Ludens: The Flood
D3. Keope: A Night In Bacalar*
D4. Toresch: El Fuego