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Future Classics
Eclectic Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Complex Movements ” Beware of the Dandelions: Soundtrack”

The Beware of the Dandelions soundtrack immerses the listener in the story and sounds of the Beware of the Dandelions project. The music combines experimental approaches and elements of hip-hop, Detroit techno, house, and classical genres. The soundtrack highlights the musical evolution of Waajeed and Invincible/ill Weaver of Complex Movements, …

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Future Classics
Beats Eclectic

Future Classic: Reginald Omas Mamode IV “Reginald Omas Mamode IV”

London talent Reginald Omas Mamode IV delivers a wonderful self-titled full length that pays as much tribute to his heritage as it does to a futuristic vision of soul music. Blending hand claps, organic drum patterns, and funky-as-you-like synth lines with Mamode IV’s by now instantly recognizable voice; the album …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Pangaea “In Drum Play”

via Bleep: “Kevin McAuley, better known as Pangaea, steps up to explore the album format following label mate Pearson Sound’s example who released his debut LP in 2015, the Hessle Audio co-founder drops In Drum Play, which operates in the grey area between the studio and the club. The album …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Soul Clap “Soul Clap LP”

Great dance music albums are hard to come by, the genre has always been better suited for EP’s or 12″ vinyl. The Boston-based duo Soul Clap return for their second LP and they have crafted something very special. Released on the Brooklyn record label Crew Love, the Soul Clap LP …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Josef Leimberg “Astral Progressions”

via World Galaxy Records: Leimberg takes the sonic power of Astral Progressions back to the origins of the ‘70s jazz fusion movement. Taking the influence his father, mother and communities of musicians around him, Astral Progressions is a record that summarizes the long lasting power of love through sound. Josef …

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Future Classics
Classical Electronic Jazz

Future Classic: MAST “Love and War_”

via Alpha Pup: Alpha Pup Records announces the release of MAST’s second full length album Love and War_. “Love and War_” is a highly conceptual and deeply personal new work based on jazz trained multi-instrumentalist MAST aka Tim Conley‘s eventful love life over the last 2 years. Set up as …

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Future Classics
Jazz Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Krakatau “Tharsis Montes / Apogean Tide EP”

The Melbourne-based quartet take their Jazz and Funk influences and meld them into two wonderfully executed jams. I can’t honestly say I have heard a single bad piece of music come out of Australia. Everything and everyone who is from there seems somewhat otherworldy, although usually unaware that they are completely …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Lewis Parker “Release The Stress 12″ (King Underground Recordings)”

Lewis Parker stays deep in the pocket on his latest release with England based label King Underground. Hip-Hop is the type of music where, when listening you can instantly tell whether or not an artist lives, sweats and breathes it or is simply just dipping their toes into the infinitely …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Nebraska “F&R001”

via Juno: Noted for releases on labels such as Rush Hour, Delusions Of Grandeur and Mister Saturday Night, London-based producer Nebraska brings us three characteristically top-notch slices of sample-rich deep house. All three tracks on this new Peckham-based label demonstrate a deep understanding of dub and funk in equal measure. …

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