New Masters At Work and Nuyorican Soul albums are in the works

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New York house legend Louie Vega has confirmed that work on new Masters At Work and Nuyorican Soul albums is underway.

In an interview with DJ Mag, Louie Vega revealed that he and Kenny Dope have made significant progress on towards a release for Nuyorican Soul.

“We’ve been working on a new Nuyorican Soul,” Vega told DJ Mag, “We already did about nine tracks, and it’s feeling really good”.

Vega reports the iconic duo are keeping busy elsewhere, simultaneously working on a new Masters At Work album alongside various other projects.

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According to Vega, the New York duo are involved in an album with Brian Jackson, former musical partner to Gil Scott-Heron, as well as continuing their ongoing collaboration with Josh Milan titled Two Soul Fusion.

Last week, the pair shared the latest track in their series of ‘MAW Lost Tapes’. Titled ‘Lost Jig’, the record is the fourteenth in a string of releases from the Masters At Work archive.

The previously unheard tracks were discovered when the duo set to work digitalising all the 2-inch master tapes they had collected.

After 25 years of musical collaboration, there were said to be 750 tapes, with 2-3 previously unreleased tracks per tape.

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Celebrated artists in their own right, Vega and Dope have global shows booked this year under both Masters At Work and individually.

Masters At Work has several confirmed shows this year, including Defected Croatia 2024 , Boothstock Festival in Rotterdam and Movement Detroit.

Vega is set to take over Fabric next Thursday (March, 28) with London promoters, Disco Disco.

Release dates for the upcoming projects are yet to be announced.

Check out ‘Lost Jig’ below

[Via: DJ Mag]

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Written by: Tim Hopkins

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