Future Classics
Electronic

Nite Jewel “Real High” (Gloriette Records)

Recorded over the course of four years in Los Angeles with the help of Cole M.G.N., these songs of transformational love and relentless nostalgia present the most personal, lyric driven Nite Jewel record to date. On the heels of embarking on a 37-date international summer tour, Ramona Gonzalez aka Nite …

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Electronic

Nerve “Nerve” (Self Released)

via Jojo Mayer of Nerve: “With this new record I feel that we’ve entered a new phase with the music, and I feel that we managed to open some new doors conceptually. For me personally, a step forward in the process of putting this record together was a sense of confidence …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Superpeople Orchestra “Eye Walk” Feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow & So​.​Crates

Here is a really interesting project from Australia’s Inkswel, always at the top of our list of favorite artists. His newest projects called Superpeople Orchestra also includes Sean Deans & Misumami. Featuring vocals by Georgia Anne Muldrow and So.Crates and modern funkster Sven Atterton on bass. It also features remixes …

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Future Classics
Eclectic

The NCY Milky Band “Billy & Bess” (BMM Records)

This is the story of billy, an old man who lost his wife a few years ago… He lives with his beautiful and malignant « Chaton ». During his usual walk in the park around the corner, his life will change. It is difficult to classify these records. At the …

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Eclectic

MNP “Heavy Tint / Dip​-​Dab” (Delights)

Markey Funk’s label Delights is proud to present its new 7” release – the debut single by MNP. Born in the minds of Brighton’s own Simon Hill (a.k.a. Beta Hector) and his long-time band-mates Toby Sendall (Baby Charles, Derriere) and Robin Mallon (Derriere), the music of MNP combines smoked-out grooves …

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Electronic

Colin Stetson “All This I Do For Glory”

“All This I Do For Glory” is a reasoning and exploration of the machinations of ambition and legacy, an examination of the concepts of afterlife, and the first half of a doomed love story in the model of the greek tragedies. As a narrative, it exists temporally somewhere between 2015’s …

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Hip-Hop

Shabazz Palaces “Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star” (Sub Pop)

Shabazz Palaces will release the Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star, their metaphysical third album, worldwide on July 14th through Sub Pop. The album, featuring highlights “Shine A Light” (ft. Thaddillac), “Since Caya,” and “Moon Whip Quaz” (ft. Darrius), was produced by Knife Knights (aka Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood) …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Osunlade “Dedication EP” (Yoruba Records)

via Yoruba: The anticipation between Osunlade albums are experiences in themselves. The high priest of House, his sound legitimizes the unseen spirit world that informs the pulse in every song he crafts. “Dedication” functions like a sound library, a place where you can find indigenous rhythms from around the world, …

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Future Classics
Beats

Eureka The Butcher “¡EUREKA!” (Alpha Pup Records)

Just from the oblique randomness of tones and textures found in the opening track “The Slow Rise”, it becomes clear early on that ¡EUREKA! carries the auditory weight of challenging times directly in its DNA. It has an ever evolving, at some times chaotic energy. You hear Dude going through …

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