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Beats

Flying Lotus “You’re Dead” Album Trailer (via WARP)

via Warp: ‘You’re Dead!‘ is a shamanic pilgrimage into the psychedelic unknown of the infinite afterlife. A sonic, visual and metaphysical fusion of technological innovation and technical virtuosity that amounts to a transcendent, mind-expanding plasm that could only exist between our world and another. Album out October 6/7, pre-order at …

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Soul

Nathaniel “Fellatio EP” (Produced by Taraach)

Amazing re-release of slept-on soul productions from Taraach featuring Nathaniel (Aloe Blacc) on the vocals. We discovered this around 2006 through our good friends on Moovmnt, actually it was one of the very first posts on our site back in 2007. The “La La La” track is so dope we …

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Future Sound of Mzansi – Documentary Trailer
Music Documentaries
Worldwide Sounds

Future Sound of Mzansi – Documentary Trailer

via Future Sounds of Mzansi: “Future Sounds of Mzansi is a documentary which aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa’s cultural landscape, 20 years into it’s democracy,. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of South African popular culture. The film explores the past, present …

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Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Doll
Music Tech & Art

Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Doll by S.H. Figuarts

via SH Figuarts / Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA: “The King of Pop is joining the S.H.Figuarts series! Michael Jackson (Smooth Criminal Ver.) takes the stage in the eye-catching white suit and hat from the iconic music video of the hit song “Smooth Criminal”. Expertly placed articulation joints allow for recreation …

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Music Documentaries
Soul

D’Angelo (2014 RBMA Lecture)

via RBMA: “D’Angelo opens up about his career in a rare extensive interview as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.”

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Beats

“Nothing Leaves The House” – a First Word Records Project

via First Word Records: “On a Saturday morning at the start of November 2013, First Word Records took 3 of our favourite producers out of London to spend the day browsing through the vinyl shelves of the biggest record nerd we know – the incomparable Mr Thing. This was the culmination …

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Guest Mix
Soul

MIMS Guest Mix: TALL BLACK GUY (Detroit, First Word Records)

We are really happy to present our fifth instalment of the MIMS Forgotten Treasure Mix Series. After great mixes from Zed Bias, Taku, Fred Everything, and Jesse Futureman, our fifth mix is by one of our favourite producers of the last couple of years. Tall Black Guy is an up and coming …

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Karriem Riggins “Produced That” (Stones Throw Podcast)
Dj Mixes
Hip-Hop Soul

Karriem Riggins “Produced That” (Stones Throw Podcast)

via StonesThrow: Karriem Riggins, jazz drummer. He’s backed Hank Jones, Oscar Peterson, Milt Jackson, Donald Byrd and Ron Carter. He tours with Diana Krall, and recently collaborated with The Beatles’ Paul McCartney on his first studio release in five years.  But Karriem does something Ringo never dreamed of – he also …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Group Home ft. Guru “The Legacy” (1999)

Group Home is a hip hop duo, composed of members Lil’ Dap and Melachi the Nutcracker. They came to prominence as members of the Gang Starr Foundation. Lil’ Dap made his rhyming debut on Gang Starr’s 1992 classic Daily Operation on the song “I’m the Man”. Both members appeared on …

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