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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Future Classic: Midnight Runners “Fantasy Touch EP” feat. Megan Doherty

Midnight Runners are back, and this time, via Hobo Camp (the new label of Randy “Hotthobo” Ellis – also co-founder of Voltaire Records). 1st project to appear on the new label, Fantasy Touch is a 4 track EP, with two instrumentals cuts, and 2 vocal cuts, featuring the soothing voice …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Melodiesinfonie “Be Thankful”

via MPM: “Be Thankful” is the second album by the Swiss producer and musician, who first stepped onto the scene via his EPs on Soulection. A son of a dedicated jazz fan, Melodiessinfonie grows up surrounded by his dad’s audiophile record collection. He becomes a drummer and plays in a …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Ivan Ave “Helping Hands” (Produced by MNDSGN)

It must be the contrarian in me but while everyone was losing their mind over the new Kanye release and 90% of my damn newsfeed was Kardashian and Yeezy-related, all I wanted is to listen to the new album from Norway’s Ivan Ave which I ordered on cassette. Titled “Helping Hands”, the …

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Electronic

Future Classic: Kerrier District 4 (Remixes)

Having coaxed a new Kerrier District album out of Luke Vibert last year, Bristol’s ever busy Hypercolour return to the project with a 12″ sporting some truly high profile remixers. Ricardo Villalobos seems in the midst of a new wave of popularity right now, so it’s a canny move for …

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House / Techno

Future Classic: Letherette “Refresh” EP

via Ninja Tune: February 5th 2016 will see UK-based production duo Letherette release their first new music since 2013’s self-titled debut album on Ninja Tune – a record that cemented their place at the forefront of the UK’s perpetually shifting electronic underground. Returning from an extended studio interlude, the Refresh …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Gogo Penguin “Man Made Object” (Blue Note Records)

via Blue Note: It’s been an astonishing couple of years for GoGo Penguin, the UK trio of drummer Rob Turner, double bassist Nick Blacka and pianist Chris Illingworth. Their trademark mash-up of minimalist piano themes, deeply propulsive bass lines and electronica-inspired drums has seen their 2014 album v2.0 shortlisted for …

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Beats

Future Classic: Mono/Poly “Cryptic” (Hit+Run Records)

via Hit+Run: Charles E. Dickerson, better known by his stage name MONO/POLY, is an electronic music producer from Bakersfield, California, and now residing in Los Angeles. MONO/POLY joined Flying Lotus’ record label Brainfeeder in 2011 and released his debut EP “Manifestations”, plus the glorious “Golden Skies” LP in Summer 2014. …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Future Classic: K-Maxx “For the Record” (Omega Supreme Records)

Omega Supreme Records just released 2 EP’s – K-Maxx‘s “For The Record” and First Touch “Knockout”. This double release format has become a standard for the label, and I think it’s a great thing (except for my wallet). K-Maxx delivers a 4 track EP filled with bangers, including the catchy …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Renato P “Untitled EP” (Must Have Records)

via Juno: While the Must Have label have been off the radar for a little while, we knew that this was simply because Jay Simon – the label head – was looking for another stunner to release, and he’s done us proud with this new 12″ from the fledgling – …

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