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Beats & Hip Hop Selects by Kramos

The latest releases in the Beats & Hip Hop sphere hand-picked by Kramos. Streaming on your desired platform, this playlist is updated regularly so check back often. Focused more on the instrumental and Beats side of things, there will still be a nice blend of Hip Hop mixed in as …

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Eclectic

Music Worth Hearing – November 2016 Recap

You can stop your search right now! The recap of some of the best tunes, albums and compilations of November ’16 is here. Even the nerdiest of the music nerds can’t keep up with the constant flow of great releases in today’s era, so you might find a couple of …

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Daily
Eclectic

Music Worth Hearing – October 2016 Recap

Once again, a crazy amount of top-notch music has been released during the month of October ’16. This is my little recap of some of the best tunes, albums and compilations we had the chance to listen to. If you feel like we missed a really dope project, let us …

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Music Worth Hearing – September 2016 Recap

As always, September is very busy month in the music world and 2016 is no exception. Here are some of the best releases we had the chance to put an ears on. Incredible reggae/dancehall/rocksteady album from the Frightnrs (R.I.P. Dan Klein): The Frightnrs – Nothing More To Say by the …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Blaze ‎”25 Years Later” (1990)

The album “25 Years Later” by Blaze is one of the best kept secrets on legendary Motown label. This soulful house release could be easily put next to the greatest 60’s & 70’s record from that legendary label without feeling like its out of place. In the words of my …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Mocky “Key Change”

When the track “Tomorrow Maker” dropped two months ago, I immediately fell in love with this soulful voyage full of different moods and lovely mellow vocals. After playing the song five times in a row, I spent the rest of that day doing research to find out all I could about Mocky. …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Ego Ella May “Zero”

I always search for new artists that go into the “Future-soul / Neo-soul” category or whatever you want to call it these days. Albums by artists like Jesse Boykins III or Fatima finish in my top 5 every year and their LP’s end up being on constant rotation in my …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Nosidam. “Fly You Out Interlude”

There isn’t a ton of information floating around the web about the up and coming Chicago vocalist known as Nosidam. Born in DC, in addition to being a singer/songwriter he is also a talented photographer and works closely with the THEMpeople Collective… and that’s pretty much what I know about him …

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Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Junior Murvin (Junior Soul) “Rescue the children”

Junior Murvin is well known for the title track of his first album, the massive “Police & Thieves“. The song has been covered by The Clash in 1977 and most recently by Zara McFarlane who did her own beautiful smooth version of this classic. No other tune from him got even …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Ol’ Burger Beats “High Rhodes”

Lately, I came to the realization that most of my favorite new hip hop/beats albums come from unexpected places around the world. The “beats” scene is clearly no longer limited to the US West Coast or Detroit & NYC. Another great example of this is the first official project by …

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Exclusive Preview
Beats

Exclusive Preview: Jesse Mac Cormack “Too Far Into” (CRi Remix)

I discovered CRi with the excellent song called “Oda” from the EP with the same title released earlier this year. These 5 songs full of beautiful and melodious ambient music left us wanting more. The Montreal-based/Quebec native electronic music producer has a bright future in front of him. He has recently started …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Janette Renee “What’s on your mind” (1979)

In the last wave of box set reissues, Luv’n’Haight & DJ Sureshot just released a crucial compilation called “Catch Action: The sophisticated boogie funk of Sheridan house records”. As mentioned on the Ubiquity website, “The boxset compilation provides a comprehensive story of Kent Harris’ Los Angeles based label, releasing obscure yet timeless …

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