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Future Classic: Laura Groves “Committed Language”

People who don’t know us often ask me what type of genres we cover. I generally answer that’s it’s very broad both in terms of past/present but also in genres which sort of goes anywhere from jazz, soul, hip-hop to very adventurous electronic music. I generally stay that it stops …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Jay Electronica “Road to Perdition”

The on-going joke these last couple of years has been to wonder which would happen first, a new D’Angelo record or Jay Electronica’s debut LP. Well, now that we closed out 2014 with the answer to that riddle, could 2015 actually be the year that “newcomer” Jay Electronica finally releases …

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Broken Beat

Future Classic: Sam Irl “Free Two Grow EP” (Jazz & Milk Records)

Exquisite new three track EP from veteran Austrian producer SAM IRL who returns to German label Jazz & Milk for his second release called the “Free Two Grow” EP. I first heard Sam Irl’s work on Pulver records in the mid-2000’s at a time when the Broken Beat and Nu-Jazz …

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Beats Soul

Future Classic: Hiatus Kaiyote “Breathing Underwater”

Exquisite new song from the Australian quartet known as Hiatus Kaiyote OR as they like to label themselves: the Great Multi-Dimensional, Polyrhythmic Gangster Shit. In our book, they are hands down the most original and inspiring Soul act in the world for the past 2-3 years. This new song titled …

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Future Classic: Dolphin “Young Black Mind” (Fresh Selects Records)

via Fresh Selects: “Following up a noteworthy first year of releases with Mndsgn, Low Leaf and Coultrain – the Fresh Selects label are starting 2015 off with their first project that will debut a new artist to the world for the first time. Except in this case – this “new” …

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Beats

Future Classic: Flamingosis “Kahunastyle” (Keats Collective Records)

Versatility is a must in nowadays musical landscape, and producer extraordinaire, Flamingosis, has definitely live up to that statement. The New Jersey native has mastered the art of sampling to a level where he is praised both by Future Funk & Hip Hop heads. His latest project, Kahunastyle, via Keats …

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Jazz Soul

Future Classic: Gregory Porter “Musical Genocide” (St-Germain Version)

When two of your favorite artists of the two last decades are found together on the A side of a (beautiful red-colored) 7 inch record, then you know it deserves your strict attention. More precisely, the deep velvety voice of Gregory Porter (who won the 2013 Grammy award for the best …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Nosidam. “Fly You Out Interlude”

There isn’t a ton of information floating around the web about the up and coming Chicago vocalist known as Nosidam. Born in DC, in addition to being a singer/songwriter he is also a talented photographer and works closely with the THEMpeople Collective… and that’s pretty much what I know about him …

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House / Techno

Future Classic: Convertion “Let’s Do It” Feat. Leroy Burgess (Louie Vega Remix)

March 2nd cannot come soon enough. A few months ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Louie Vega (half of Masters At Work) for an amazing project I’m working on and will soon announce. While we were busy packing up, he told me about a secret little project of his …

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