Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Kintaro “Universal” (Alpha Pup)

Jameel Bruner aka Kintaro, trumpets at the beginning of “Alt Pln”, a bass-line chauffeured proclamation stunner, “I don’t give a f*ck about your opinion.” Reason being, it seems this year if you have Bruner DNA, you got that “juice” to craft innovative music-that slaps. Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist Bruner, former …

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Electronic

Steffi / Various “fabric 94” (fabric)

via fabric: Steffi has been a vital electronic music artist since the mid 90s, when she first began playing out and throwing parties in Amsterdam. Moving to Berlin in 2007, she was embraced by the Ostgut family, becoming a resident at the club and releasing on the label. To date …

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Electronic

Com Truise “Iteration” (Ghostly International)

via Ghostly: “Repetition is a form of change,” reads one of Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies. Seth Haley knows the concept well, and his style of technicolour synth-wave takes the mantra as a challenge–how much emotion can one man convey through his machines? Six years ago, “Galactic Melt” introduced space traveller …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Computa Games “Cosmic Dispatch” (Hobo Camp)

via Hobo Camp: Production duo Computa Games take the most slamming synth bass, the crispest drum machine hits, and the overall classic vibes of 80’s dance-funk tunes to new aural heights. Sculpted using the best modern studio techniques, the “Cosmic Dispatch” EP fuses funk, disco, soul and electro to various …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Mood J “Turn Your Love Around” (Distant Hawaii)

via Lobster Theremin: Hiding slightly out of plain sight, Australian producer Mood J has been secretly crafting lush house jams for the last half decade bubbling just under the visible surface. With the artist and Asquith having briefly touched base at the beginning of the label’s journey, it took only …

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Waajeed “Shango EP” (Dirt Tech Reck)

via RA: Hailing from Conant Gardens Detroit, Waajeed releases his latest offerings via his very own Dirt Tech Reck. Waajeed’s productions through the years have been known as both inventive and genre-defying. Of recent years and with a more dance floor orientated mindset, Waajeed launched Dirt Tech Records as well …

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Miles Bonny & Shhor “Way EP”

via Twistedsoul: Miles Bonny and Shhor share their first collaborative release. Their EP titled “Way” is an ode to connection, friendship, and support. The 4-track project features the original version produced by Damien Smith, who introduced the pair to each other in Melbourne, Australia during a mutual music gig and …

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Electronic

Profusion “Where Do I Begin?” (First Word)

via First Word: Profusion (noun): an abundance of something rich. The sonic partnership of K15 and Emeson originated in the days of MySpace. A future of combining their skills was inevitable, and now in 2017, it’s time to unleash their debut studio album into the ether. Where Do I Begin? …

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Future Classics
Soul

Rob Milton “Healer”

It was Nina Simone who once famously said that it is an artist’s duty to reflect the times. This powerful EP finds Rob Milton honouring that mantra and legacy, while also paying homage to the project’s producer, Georgia Anne Muldrow. With a strong message and mission, Rob Milton speaks the …

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