BigMeanSoundMachine
Future Classics
Afro

Future Classic: Big Mean Sound Machine “Blank Slate 014”

via Blank Slate: Big Mean Sound Machine is a twelve-piece Afrobeat band native to Ithaca, New York. They tour 150 days a year and have a large and dedicated following up and down the East coast. Still, it is a crime that Big Mean Sound Machine is not well known …

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IgorJad
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Igor Jadranin “Boulevardd EP” (Back to the World)

Belgrade’s best kept secret (until now) and producer extraordinaire, Igor Jadranin finally steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight via Ashley Beedle’s imprint Back to the World with his debut EP “Boulevardd”. With a slew of tracks released on various labels already under his belt, and having gotten …

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BigHongry
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Big Hongry “Let The Smoke Out EP”

Big Hongry teams up with producer Pas Doo to create this Detroit hip-hop inspired EP “Let The Smoke Out”. Personally, I have never heard of Big Hongry until now, but honestly I have no idea why. This man has bars! Within seven tracks, two of which are interludes, Hongry is …

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KennyKeys
Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Kenny Keys “Everything Must Change”

Chicago’s master beat-smith Kenny Keys, known for his work on Eulorhythmics, Beyond Luck, Lyric District and Face Melt, is back and strong with this fresh album release in collaboration with Radio Juicy. In his new release, Kenny Keys seamlessly weaves dusty record chops of both recognizable and rare samples in …

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Mofeezy02
Future Classics
Modern Funk

Future Classic: Mofak “Mofeezy”

One of my favourite producers, Mofak aka Mofeezy, just released his 3rd Full Length album, a self-titled 9 tracks project. For those who are not familiar with Mofak, he’s considered as one of the main figures in the Poppin’ community. He started as a dancer, and then got into production. …

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DirteeGroove
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Ripperton Presents Headless Ghost “Dirtee Grooves EP”

via Drumpoet: “What can you say about Ripperton? Since more than a decade he provides some of the best grooves around and has worked himself into the top league of producers. Dirtee Grooves EP by RIPPERTON presents HEADLESS GHOST Releases on labels such as Planet E, Innervisions, Maeve and his own …

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KIT - L33-1
Future Classics
Modern Funk

Future Classic: L33 “Keepin’ It Tight EP”

Voyage Funktastique is slowly unravelling its plan for Global Funk domination as it continues to expose listeners to the best future funk gems from around the globe. This time the Netherlands’ L33, hot off his DJKicks/DamFunk selection, drops his “Keepin’ It Tight EP” on the budding label for all funksters …

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Future Classics
House / Techno Modern Funk

Future Classic: Matt Hughes “REDHOTDUTCH”

via Outcross Records: Following on from his collaborative efforts on ‘Garden Of Eternal Summers’ LP alongside label boss Miguel Campbell, MAM recruit and long-serving DJ and producer Matt Hughes reveals his debut solo LP ‘RedHotDutch’. The LP’s leading track ‘Chrome Dice’ is the perfect set up for Matt’s synth-driven, electronic …

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Future Classics
Latin

Future Classic: Gilles Peterson Presents: Sonzeira “Tam Tam Tam Reimagined”

Tam Tam Tam Reimagined is the second album to come from Gilles Peterson’s Sonzeira project. Overseen by the legendary DJ and record collector, this second album picks up where the first one left off. Where Brasil Bam Bam Bam brought together the all-stars of Brazilian music, this album focuses on …

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