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JON KENNEDY: Enchantica (2017)

JON KENNEDY:  EnchanticaWhile you wait for the next full-length release from Jon Kennedy, he gets his trip-hop on with atmospheric new single Enchantica. The track is built around all-enveloping organic bass and drums as washes of sax and xylophone drift in and out of focus along with what might be a cut-up vocal loop from Bobby Darin’s version of Nature Boy wafting around in the background too. The
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JON KENNEDY: Ha! EP (2017)

Jon Kennedy is back with full length album Ha! in the summer and here’s the Ha! EP by way of a teaser. Clearly not a man for long release names these days, he makes up for the brevity of the title with the number of remixes on this drop – a mighty eight no less, plus bonus exclusive cut Lord Tarries feat. Coreysan on vocal duties. Of course with that many remixes you can cover a lot of
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JON KENNEDY: Free (2016)

Free Jon KennedyEarly material, unreleased material, too sample-heavy for commercial sale material, remix material (including works for EMI (Bob Marley & Barclay James Harvest), Olive, KRS One, Onyx and Jimi Hendrix and a trap-style, theme tune for ‘IVI Vision’) that never made it plus a twenty-five minute mix of stuff from the Jon Kennedy Federation musical catalogue- it’s all on Free – the latest album from Jon Kennedy. The initial third
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JON KENNEDY: Corporeal Remixed Pt. 2 (2015)

Corporeal Remixed Pt 2 Jon KennedyIs it me or was this promised the best part of a year ago? Either way, let’s just say Corporeal Remixed Pt.2 is as substantial as its title promises in a number of ways. Firstly, it weighs in at an epic 22 tracks – approximately a quarter of which are bonus free cuts. Secondly, Jon Kennedy ensures there’s something here for a wide variety of musical tastes by taking a a free-roaming
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BENONE feat. HASH ULTRA: Space O Matic (remix) (2014) Limited free download

Space O Matic BenoneEver get one of those four minute phone messages where someone has clearly accidentally dialled your number when their phone is in their pocket or handbag? Ever wondered what that would sound like set to a bass-heavy beat sprinkled with what are apparently samples of an active Geiger counter? Fear not – Jon Kennedy Federation signing, Benone, is here to quench your curiosity. It
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JON KENNEDY: Corporeal Remixed Part 2 (Teaser) (2014)

Corporeal Remixed Part 2 Jon KennedyMore varied downtempo-isms and instrumentalisms from the JKF camp as Jon Kennedy‘s 2013 LP Corporeal gets a second LP’s worth of tangible remixing shortly. In the meantime here’s a five-track teaser in advance of the full LP. Steve Cobby of Fila Brazilia makes the ‘chilling on the yacht’ vibe of Tonto Rides The Gain even more chilled, while Dopedemand provides an equally relaxed but
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JON KENNEDY FEDERATION: For Stuarts London (2014)

Stuarts London Jon Kennedy FederationJon Kennedy here delivers an exclusive nineteen track DJ mix of JK Federation label-only tracks in conjunction with Stuarts London which he’s somehow resisted the temptation to call ‘Music To Dress To.’ Tailoring outfit Stuarts London have been in the game for nearly half a century and seem to have risen to prominence in the 70s and 80s supplying the ‘casual’ football subculture with all their clothing needs. This downtempo mix has
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JON KENNEDY FEDERATION: Label launch (2012) + KRS Jon ‘3rd Stone From The Sun’ free download

Very much a live Kennedy, dj/ producer Jon Kennedy has just set up a record label with initials not dissimilar to those of his dead president namesake – thus it is that JKF is the Jon Kennedy Federation. Although the former Grand Central and Tru Thoughts artist is behind the project, distribution will be handled by the mighty megacorp Sony. There’s no conspiracy
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