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Moonchild | “Please Rewind” LP

Moonchild - Please Rewind

At last! The new LP from Moonchild is finally out. Available digitally or as a physical release.. 11 tracks of beautiful Soul music!!

Recorded, produced, and mixed by: Max Bryk, Andris Mattson, Amber Navran
Mastered by: Mark Mattson
Album art: Anna Strain
Released 27 April 2012

Filed under: Soul,

Moonchild | “All The Joy” [Music Video]

Moonchild-All The Joy

After the recent success of their amazing “Be Free” LP which was followed earlier this year by an infectious remix of the title track by DJ Jazzy Jeff,  Moonchild return with the video for their new single “All The Joy” .

The footage is directed by Dalten Nelson who splits time between a sunny rehearsal space and the open air and bright sunshine of Cali as Amber Navran delivers her soft vocals surrounded by their signature warm chords, reminding us again just why we love Moonchild so much !

Pick up their album here >

Filed under: Soul,

Moonchild | Be Free (DJ Jazzy Jeff and James Poyser Remix)

Moonchild -  Be Free (DJ Jazzy Jeff and James Poyser Remix)

The title track from Moonchild’s wicked 2012 album Be Free  gets a new remix from DJ Jazzy Jeff and James Poyser !

Get the original >

Filed under: Soul, ,

Moonchild | Don’t Wake Me. [Download]


This trio of musicians based in Los Angeles aims to bring a new sound to the neo-soul genre while drawing upon other influences such as Erykah Badu, Bon Iver, John Coltrane and D’Angelo.

Max, Andris, and Amber met at USC where they all studied jazz performance. After touring together as a horn section in 2011, they began co-writing and recording their first album “Be Free” which was released in late April 2012 and features soloists Ben Wendel, Russell Ferrante, John Daversa, and rapper Harry Mack.

Since their album release, Moonchild have opened for Stevie Wonder and Georgia Anne Muldrow, played shows up the west coast, released music videos, and received much attention from neo-soul blogs all over the internet. They currently sell albums at record stores around the US and are receiving airplay in Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles and here on the Meltdown show.

While Moonchild continues to perform they have also started working on their second album – to be released around May 2013. Until that happens they have uploaded a new single to enjoy which they’re giving away as a free download via their Bandcamp page.

Filed under: Soul,

Moonchild – Be Free [album]

Some real quality Soulful joints here from Moonchild ! Their latest album Be Free (from earlier this year) is an 11 track digital release.. if you’re looking for something you can hit play and let it run right though, this is it. Very nice stuff indeed from start to finish.
Buy the album: HERE
Released Date 27 April 2012

Songs written by: Max Bryk, Andris Mattson, and Amber Navran

Special Guests:
Ben Wendel – saxophone on “Out of My Mind”
Russell Ferrante – piano on “The Things You Do”
John Daversa – trumpet on “Throwback”
Harry Mack – rapper on “Turn it Up” and “Gone”
Ben Rose – drums on “Out of My Mind”

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