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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Ross McHenry “Child of Somebody”

Jazz is in a great place at the moment. With artists like Kamasi Washington and Robert Glasper gracing their talents over in the US, Ross McHenry is contributing to the culture on the other, other side of the pond… Australia. Known in Australia for his leadership in the afro-jazz band …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Isaiah Rashad “The Sun’s Tirade”

Adding to the collection of classic TDE releases is “The Sun’s Tirade” the debut studio album by Tennessee rapper Isaiah Rashad. Since releasing his debut project, “Cilvia Demo EP,” Rashad has gone through depression, anxiety and isolation as well as dealing with xanax and alcohol addiction. Having nearly been dropped …

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Lahun
Future Classics
House / Techno Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Lahun “Slow Love EP”

via Bandcamp: Lahun is the latest signee to Apollo Records. He previously remixed Milch from Lakker on R&S Records. As well as being a skillful musician and producer he is also a handy DJ who joins the dots between Marvin Gaye, Innerzone Orchestra, Theo Parrish and J Dilla – all …

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Clubkelly
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: CLUBKELLY “CLUBKELLY EP”

via Crazylegs: CLUBKELLY makes his full debut on Crazylegs with a glorious set of crushed 4×4 belters, straight from the Basque Coast to the dancefloor. Raised in the south of France, CLUBKELLY now splits his time between Paris and the coastal town of Biarritz. His music is a freewheeling blend …

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ZombyUltra
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Zomby “Ultra”

via Bleep: Zomby marks his first new gear on Hyperdub in eight years with the elusive club constructions of Ultra. Fourteen tracks that sculpt a neon-lit blend of eski grime, hardcore junglist futurism and cyberpunk UKG blues. Coming nine years after his first 12″, Ultra showcases all the styles and …

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Brunei
Future Classics
Ambient Eclectic

Future Classic: Vinyl Williams “Brunei”

Vinyl Williams brings some stoney “transcendental pop” with his latest LP ‘Brunei’. I love a good album that you can throw on in any situation and listen to front to back, without having to worry about “that one song” that you most likely will have to skip. Brunei, for me, …

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TheCyclist
Future Classics
Broken Beat House / Techno

Future Classic: The Cyclist “Pressing Matters”

via Hypercolour Records: The Cyclist produces, what he has termed “Tape Throb”. “Tape Throb” is described as musical excursions into techno dance that echo the production techniques and warm sounds of the electronic pioneers, taking his cues from the likes of Throbbing Gristle and Boards Of Canada. His releases to …

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OnTheCorner
Future Classics
Worldwide Sounds

Future Classic: Mugwisa International Xylophone Group “Santuri’s Embaire Umeme”

via On The Corner Records: This latest release from On the Corner is the first release in a series of collaborations between Santuri, Soundthread and OtC. This record features electronic constructs and remixes of the acoustic recording sessions that will appear later in 2016, accompanied by more “Umeme” (‘electric’ and …

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MildHighClub
Future Classics
Eclectic

Future Classic: Mild High Club “Skiptracing”

Imagine if a Private Investigator was hired to investigate himself. via Stones Throw: “The difference between Timeline and Skiptracing is detail,” Brettin said. “I was stubborn with the process for Timeline; it took almost three years to let go of it.” Skiptracing by Mild High Club On Timeline, Brettin resorted to …

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