Jordan Rakei

Jordan Rakei: ‘Bruises’

Ferociously talented polymath Jordan Rakei shares a brand new fourtrack EP. The title track “Bruises” reaches back to the singer’s love of Bob Marley while teaming up with Amika Quartet on strings.
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Monday Mix: Jordan Rakei, Sunflower Bean, GRAE

Jordan Rakei is a talented multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer originally from Australia but currently based in the UK. His hypnotic new release “Bruises” is the title track from a recently released EP. Rakei’s wide vocal range complements the song’s eclectic instrumentation which is ferried along by the tranquil strings sections he wrote for his collaborators Amika Quartet.
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Bonobo Releases Kaleidoscopic, Flickering Video For "Shadows" With Jordan Rakei

After the release of his new album Fragments on Friday, Bonobo has unveiled a music video for one of the LP’s first singles, “Shadows” with Jordan Rakei. BWTV directed the video that flickers quickly between different scenes into a kaleidoscopic visual. "We wanted to make a video…...
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Bonobo Offers Tantalizing Taste of Upcoming Album on “Shadows” with Jordan Rakei

Bonobo has been in the music game for over 20 years, but 2022 is looking to be his best year yet. Not only is he leading the electronic music pack with two GRAMMY nominations, but his next album is also shaping up to be his best yet. Continuing his so far excellent album rollout for Fragments, today Bonobo shared the latest single, “Shadows.”

Watch Jordan Rakei create a soulful track from scratch in our new series

DJ Mag's new series, Beat from Scratch, is a unique insight into an artist's creative process in the studio. Starting from a blank session, each artist builds a track from scratch in their own style, exploring everything from drum and synth programming to mixing, arrangement and more. In the first...

Bonobo Announces New Album 'Fragments' On Ninja Tune With Joji, Jamila Woods, Jordan Rakei

After teasing new music over the past week, Bonobo has announced a new album Fragments, which will arrive early in 2022. The project has features from Jamila Woods, Joji, O’Flynn, Jordan Rakei and others, indicating there may be some slight changes afoot from past projects. The first single “Rosewood” is out now and can be streamed wherever you do that.

Jordan Rakei: ‘Send My Love’

Vocalist, producer, and multi-instrumental musician Jordan Rakei transmits a sonic dispatch from his London base to his family in Australia, letting them know he’s doing fine. “Send My Love” follows a shift in tone as Rakei aims to write from the heart.

Jordan Rakei is all about "Family" [Video]

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, producer, and songwriter Jordan Rakei is currently working on his fourth studio album, What We Call Life, but in the interim, he shares the visuals for his single "Family" which serves as the perfect precursor. The mellow and reflective textures ripe with a prominent bass line that holds the framework of the beat as synths, lush keys, and guitar plucks come into play. Rakei goes down memory lane, taking snapshots of life with his family from ab initio till present. The song prominently deals with the divorce of his parents in his mid-teens and how he processed the whole affair. He takes a look back and reaches the conclusion that the love is still there even though mom and dad are not together.

Jordan Rakei Announces New Album 'What We Call Life' On Ninja Tune

Jordan Rakei has announced his fourth studio album What We Call Life, which will be released later this year on Ninja Tune. He has released a new track “Family” to go with the announcement. The lyrics stem from the lessons learned from his past two years in therapy. The song...

Good Morning Mix: Jordan Rakei turns back time in newest LateNightTales offering

Waking up with LateNightTales seems like a bit of a paradox, but the series’ latest edition from New Zealand’s Jordan Rakei hits all the right spots, regardless of being spun in the AM or PM. Like many great artists before him, Jordan Rakei’s contribution to LateNightTales doesn’t focus as much...