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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Emeson “Bespoke EP”

It’s really unusual for me to play two tracks from the same project on the “Fresh Taste” show, especially when it comes from a 5 song EP! Emeson made me do it with his fabulous new project named “Bespoke EP“. This beautiful release seamlessly fuses different styles such as soul, jazz …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Dornik “On My Mind”

Phil Collins. Sheila E. and now…Dornik. Drummer turned singers aren’t a complete rarity but this London-based vocalist feels like something very special. The former drummer for Jessie Ware, Dornik struck a soulful cord with velvety Michael Jackson-esque vocals, laced with a boogie bump, hint of synth and galactic elements that …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Andy Stott “Faith In Strangers”

Certain genres of music are inextricably linked with specific periods of the year. The season and mood that accompanies generally guides the music I feel like listening to. Andy Stott‘s music isn’t the first thing that comes to my mind on a beautiful summer day but when autumn comes around, …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Flying Lotus “You’re Dead”

Death is inevitable, though somewhat intriguing. All my life I’ve tried to understand the concept of it, what it really means. A month ago, a close friend of mine died. He was only 20 and he had an amazing life. Now he’s gone forever. I’ve never experienced something like this …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: First Touch “Sure Feels Good To Me” (Hot Shots Sounds)

In this week’s show, I had the privilege to present a guest mix by Sean Rowlands (FlavorSavor); full of funk nuggets and heaters…45 minutes of pure funk. On my part, I just received the latest First Touch joint, Sure Feels Good To Me, released on June 30th via Hot Shots …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Buscrates 16-Bit Ensemble “Pittsburgh Sunset”

Back from L.A., where I had the chance to play an all 45’s set at the world famous Funkmosphere night at The Virgil, assist to the Beat Swap Meet, and meet some of my favourite artists. This week’s show marked the 1st year anniversary of Voyage Funktastique, and the best …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: JuJu Rogers “Hungry” (Production by Bluestaeb)

It’s incredible how much free quality music we have access to these days. Case in point, the new compilation on Jakarta records titled “Summer in Jakarta“. The project is full of goodies by great artists like Ta-Ku, Suff Daddy or IAMNOBODI. But my favorite track comes from an emcee I …

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Future Classics
Minimal

Future Classic: Boundary “Still Life”

A year and a half after releasing his self-titled album under the Boundary moniker, Montreal producer Poirier returns with his second release, Still Life. Since its inception, the project has already grown from a personal, introspective listening experience to a common, shared performance, with a live rendition of the tracks …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Dagmxy “ASA”

There’s a lot of reasons why I look forward for my weekly show, and one of them is to showcase guest mixes from Dj’s that I look up to; in this week’s episode, it was Hotthobo’s turn to provide the modern funk vibes, and he didn’t disappoint with a few …

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