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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Jr. Williams “Cash Maniac”

This week’s Voyage Funktastique Show was blessed with a guest set by Professor Groove, of WeFunk Radio, and it was 55 minutes of pure contagious Funk vibes; I always dig his sets and enjoy seeing him explore & dive into his favourite spectrums of Funk. On my side, if there’s …

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Hip-Hop Jazz

Future Classic: Adrian Younge & Ghostface Killah “12 Reasons to Die II”

Ghost is a busy dude. Having released 3 projects prior to this one in the last 2 years, his storytelling abilities are dark, lyrical and always entertaining. On “12 Reasons to Die II”, Ghostface and Adrian Younge craft an album darker and more ambitious than their first, providing some incredible …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Dego & Kaidi “EP2″ (Eglo Records)

Two of the absolute legends of the Broken Beat movement return with their second EP to the fine EGLO Records imprint. Kaidi & Dego have been busy as of late with heavy releases for Theo Parrish’s Sound Signature, Holland’s Rush Hour and of course with Dego’s own 2000Black label. Their …

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Future Classic: Bilal “In Another Life”

Soul heads have known about Philadelphia’s Bilal since his killer debut in 2001, one of the most influential albums in the Neo Soul movement of the early 2000’s. But it wasn’t until his involvement with Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” that he started to gain some universal recognition and …

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Beats

Future Classic: La-No & Jaël “Synthese” (Darker Than Wax)

For this week’s show, I had a few forgotten treasures that I picked up while in Europe, but I also wanted to expose this really heavy banger from LA-NO & Jaël, “Synthese” premiered a few weeks ago on Darker Than Wax, one of my favourite labels, based in Singapore and …

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Jazz

Future Classic: Ruby Rushton “Two For Joy” (22a Music)

London based label 22a have been ruffling a few feathers over the last year with their no-nonsense brand of dance music acting as a creative hub for a collective of like-minded musicians; Tenderlonious, Al Dobson Jr, Jeen Bassa, Mo Kolours, Reginald Omas Mamode IV and Henry Wu. Now into the …

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House / Techno

Future Classic: Funkadelic “Aint That Funkin Kinda Hard on You” (Louie Vega Remixes)

Legendary New York producer and half of the Masters At Work duo, Louie Vega has been on an absolute tear these past few months. Including this release, we gave his last 3 remix projects the title of “future classic”. The previous two being his remixes of Convertion’s “Let’s Do It” …

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Beats Reggae

Future Classic: Tapes “No Broken Hearts On This Factory Floor”

I was introduced to the London artist Jackson James Bailey’s outstanding work in 2011 when I bought a mysterious 7′ on a label called Seletah Waddah. The track was called “Old Pan Riddim” under the artist name TAPES and I was instantly captivated by the lo-fi electronica meeting the digital-dub …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Your Old Droog “We Don’t Know You”

Some records just have a very specific vibe attached to them. They need to played in just the right context to truly make sense. The new joint from Coney Island’s (NY) Your Old Droog would have to be filed under: lazy summer morning. A track reminiscent of the good old …

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