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The Floating Record Vertical Turntable

It was just yesterday, we were talking about this slick new vertical turntable called the TOC designed by Roy Harpaz, a beautiful piece of technology that has been making the rounds on all tech and design websites. Well, another day another new kick ass turntable, this one is called the …

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Future Classics
Electronic

Kllo “Backwater” (Ghostly International)

via Ghostly: The great metaphorical River has been lending itself to wise sayings for ages, usually as a manifestation of time, or in relation to how we see instances pass. It exists only as current, neither in the past nor the future, the present. Rarely though do we look for …

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Future Classics
Eclectic

Golden Teacher “No Luscious Life” (Golden Teacher Records)

via GTR: The band known as Golden Teacher is proud to release its long player: “No Luscious Life” – seven proximate cuts lovingly collected from the group’s work within the velveteen walls of the notorious Green Door Studio. This is not an album by any intention or through any concept. …

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Forgotten Treasures
Electronic

Tranceonic “New Crime” (1976-1979, Dark Entries)

via DE: Tranceonic is the duo of Carlos Perón and Boris Blank of Yello who met in 1971 in their hometown of Zürich, Switzerland. At this time Carlos studied Free Jazz while Boris listened to bands like Pink Floyd and Queen. The two bonded over a conversation about The Mahavishnu …

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Future Classics
Ambient Electronic

JV Lightbody “Inner Work” (New Atlantis)

Inner Work is the second release from New Atlantis, and the first from J.V. Lightbody (co-founder of New Atlantis), and also known for his music as Deadboy. “Inner Work” is a distillation of the sounds that sparked the founding of New Atlantis, and a synthesizer driven exploration of the inner …

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Dj Mixes
Eclectic

Floating Points “Essential Mix” BBC Radio 1 (Nov 28th, 2015)

Manchester’s Floating Points steps up to the legendary Essential Mix series on BBC Radio 1 for the first time. As you would expect from the very talented FP, he takes us through an eclectic mix journeying from Latin to Disco to Jazz to Techno. Some recent releases and a lot …

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Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Boy Dude “Cassette For You” (Hobo Camp)

via HC: Multi-instrumentalist and music producer Jordan Chini armed with an array of guitars, basses, drum machines, and vintage synths has fused the spirit of lo-fi songwriting and psychedelia with the aesthetics of experimental funk and soul under his brand-new guise “BOY DUDE”. Sculpted using peculiar studio techniques, “Cassette For …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Okay Temiz & Johnny Dyani “Witchdoctor’s Son” (1976, Matsuli Music)

Matsuli Music is proud to be releasing another forgotten gem of the South African Jazz diaspora – the 1976 Istanbul session featuring Johnny Dyani and Okay Temiz fusing deep roots and new routes, integrating folklore and rhythm within an experimental, avant-garde vision of love and life. Available for the first …

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Future Classics
Eclectic Electronic

Jonti “Tokorats” (Stones Throw)

via ST: Originating in a New York apartment and completed in a garage in suburban Sydney, Jonti’s new album Tokorats will see release November 3rd on Stones Throw Records. Following up from 2012 releases “Twirligig” and “Sine & Moon”, “Tokorats” is a psychedelic, harmony-rich dream-hop journey. Originally recorded as a …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Salah Ragab and The Cairo Jazz Band “Egyptian Jazz” (1968 – 1973, Art Yard Records)

via Art Yard: In 1968, while he was also the leader of the Military Music Departments in Heliopolis, Salah Ragab formed the first jazz big band in Egypt, The Cairo Jazz Band. Some of the best musicians in Egypt of that time were members – Zaki Osman (trumpet), Saied Salama …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Black Noi$e “Time Crisis” (Portage Garage Sounds)

via PGS: Black Noi$e, aka Rob Mansel, is a Detroit-based producer and DJ working in currents of hip-hop, house, and techno. As a DJ and producer, Black Noi$e has worked extensively with ZelooperZ, producing much of his début, ‘Bothic’ and co-producing ‘Everlast’ on ZGTO’s “A Piece of the Geto”. In …

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Forgotten Treasures
Afro Eclectic Electronic

Zazou Biyake “Noir et Blanc” (1983, Crammed Discs)

via CD: At last, the re-mastered vinyl reissue of one of the biggest cult albums in the history of Crammed Discs. This record is constantly being (re)discovered by generations of fans, musicians and DJs, who hail it as an unsurpassed Afro/electronic milestone. Noir et Blanc by Zazou Bikaye The album …

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