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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: LNDFK “Lust Blue”

Came across the debut EP from singer/songwriter LNDKF while SoundCloud surfing last night. If you’re yet to hear LNDKF her sound displays influences of jazz, neo-soul and hip- hop, filtered with her personal experiences and sensibility. “Lust Blue” her debut EP dropped early last month via Swiss label Feelin’ Music …

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Electronic

Future Classic: Books “Feel It In My Bones” (XVI Records)

Established in in 2012 by Joshua Byrne and Martin Love, XVI Records boast a diverse selection of dance music. The latest release is by West London producer Books, who, on his 3- track EP titled ‘Feel It In My Bones’ encompasses retro jazzy vibes with soulful samples and pulsating rhythms. …

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House / Techno

Future Classic: Dan Kye “Joy, Ease, Lightness EP”

The quality of the releases on Bradley Zero’s Rhythm Section International shows no sign of diminishing. This time they’ve hooked up with Jordan Rakei for a new 4-track EP under the guise of Dan Kye. Just over three years ago, Rakei’s debut EP, Franklin’s Room, introduced the world to his …

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Hip-Hop

When Hip-Hop Is Not Enough: Childish Gambino Pushes Forward On Newest Album

In the final moments of episode 6, titled “Value”, of the Donald Glover directed, written and executive produced show “Atlanta”, we are left with the image of a cherubic yet devilishly smiling black male kid in whiteface. Like most of contemporary “peak tv” shows of late, this shot of the …

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Brazil

Future Classic: Azymuth “Fênix” (Far Out Records)

The legendary Brazilian jazz trio Azymuth has tirelessly released more than 25 albums over a span of 40 years. After interviewing the group I knew a new album was in the works, and seeing the video of them back in the studio got me very excited. However, I was not …

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Electronic

Future Classic: Seven Davis Jr “Live From The Other Side”

via Secret Angels: Seven Davis Jr returns to his underground Soulful and House roots while fusing flavors from various era’s in this uptempo sophomore album. “Live From The Other Side”, plays like the soundtrack to a lovely weekend with visual designs inspired by underground festival culture and contemporary art. Dedicated …

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Beats Electronic Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Letherette “Last Night On The Planet”

via Ninja Tune: Letherette release their second album for Ninja Tune entitled “Last Night On The Planet”. Ten tracks deep and running the gamut from hip-hop (featuring raps from Rejjie Snow and Stones Throw’s Pyramid Vritra), to straight-up four-to-the-floor house trax, uptempo ‘80s R&B-inspired dancefloor heaters, and deeper, introspective downtempo …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Durham University Big Band “Voyage EP”

Following their incredible (but under the radar) album overDUBB, Durham University Big Band returns with three indelible slices of contemporary jazz. The nineteen strong ensemble always endeavour to practice and perform contemporary Jazz music and to convey gatherings of people nearer to both cutting edge works of art and new …

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Jazz

Future Classic: John Ellis “Evolution: Seeds & Streams”

Hailing from northern England on Gondwana Record comes pianist John Ellis with his latest LP entitled “Evolution: Seeds & Streams”. This is music that draws you in. Right from the very beginning of the first song, there is no urge to skip ahead, to scan and decide whether or not …

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