Gil Scott-Heron & Makaya McCraven - We're New Again LPXL Recordings
Vinyl LP pressing. To mark the tenth anniversary of the release of I'm New Here, the thirteenth - and last - studio album from the legendary US musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron, XL Recordings release a unique reinterpretation of the album by acclaimed US jazz musician Makaya McCraven. We're New Again follows in the footsteps of Jamie xx's highly acclaimed 2011 remix album We're New Here and is McCraven's first release of 2020, following the huge global acclaim heaped upon his 2018 album Universal Beings. One of the most vital new voices in modern jazz, McCraven is described by the New York Times as a Chicago-based drummer, producer and beat maker, [who] has quietly become one of the best arguments for jazz's vitality.