Ali Shaheed Muhammed, Heathered Pearls, Hana Vu and Trevor Powers in music news

Ali Shaheed Muhammed (of A Tribe Called Quest) & Adrian Younge announced their debut release of The Midnight Hour

Fresh from his appearance at Moogfest 2018, Ali Shaheed Muhammed (of A Tribe Called Quest) & Adrian Younge announced their debut release of The Midnight Hour. It features a reimagining of a Luther Vandross classic. “So Amazing”. This came about after a chance meeting with the Vandross Estate. According to Ali & Adrian, “We are huge lovers of Luther Vandross’ music. Our adoration towards Luther was mentioned in a passing conversation, which prompted SONY Legacy to invite us to meet with the members of Luther’s estate. We discussed many things and a question was posed, if one could reimagine Luther’s music in 2018 what would it sound like? Our version of ‘So Amazing’ is an example of a unique and special collaboration towards reimagining one of his classic songs. In addition to this song we will be making an announcement soon in relation to Luther Vandross and Spotify, but for now we present to you the initial blossom from this collaboration.” Ali was recently at Moogfest 2018 at the Legends of the Lawn event with Pete Rock and Moses Sumney. Midnight Hour is scheduled to be released June 8th.

New Heathered Pearls remix album out July 13th

Brooklyn based DJ and producer Heathered Pearls announced the release of Detroit, MI 1997 – 2001 Remixes.  It will be released July 13th featuring Baltra, Matrixxman and others. Recently the DJ producer opened up for one of the Lapalux shows at Elsewhere in his hometown of Brooklyn supporting his release Detroit, MI 1997-2001 and older recordings.

Hana Vu’s debut album out June 29th

Seventeen year-old Los Angeles-based artist Hana Vu recently announced her self-produced debut EP How Many Times Have You Driven By, out June 29th via Fat Possum imprint Luminelle Recordings. From her forthcoming album, here’s a video featuring Satchy.



Trevor Powers full album Mulberry Violence to be released August 17th

American musician, producer, and composer Trevor Powers has announced that August 17th will be the release date for Mulberry Violence on his own Baby Halo label, the full album will feature the previously released single “Playwright,” along with the songs “Ache” and “Plaster Saint,” both of which are now available.