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Modern Funk Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Inkswel “Unity 4 Utopia”

Following his trilogy of albums titled ‘Super Foods‘ on legendary independent British label BBE Music, Australian producer Inkswel returns with the “Unity 4 Utopia” undoubtedly the most ambitious project of his career. The album showcases Inkswel’s impressive musical range jumping from modern funk, cosmic soul, hip-hop back to deep house. I had a talk with …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Future Classic: Simbad “Remix Works” Vol. 1 & 2

Our good friend Simbad just put out a slew of his outstanding remix works from his extensive back catalogue spanning over 10 years. The incredible DJ, Producer (and self-proclaimed wizard) is one of the most versatile yet underrated guys in the game. Quietly going about his craft and letting the …

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Hip-Hop Soul

Future Classic: Anderson .Paak “Malibu”

Many of the most discerning music heads have been calling the Anderson .Paak (who also goes by Breezy Lovejoy) the next big thing. It seems the time has arrived for him to truly cross over and get that much deserved mainstream recognition. 2014 saw the release of his first studio …

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Beats

Future Classic: Babyfather (Arca + Dean Blunt) “Meditation”

Hyperdub, the small but influential British label founded in 2004 by Kode 9 keeps up the pace this time with a project called Babyfather which features production by Arca and Dean Blunt (Hype Williams). Most of Hyperdub’s biggest recent releases have been at the hyper speed tempo of Juke/Footwork music …

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Future Classic: Mono/Poly “Criptic”

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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Afro Worldwide Sounds

Future Classic: Afriquoi “Kolaba”

South-London outfit Afriquoi dropped their first album Kolaba in September following 4 years of anticipation, largely due to their famously feverish live performances. With roots spread across multiple continents, their sound fuses traditional African instrumentation and contemporary electronica. Soca, UK Funky, Dub, Dancehall and House run through the veins of Kolaba. …

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Modern Funk

Future Classic: First Touch “Daycruising EP”

Closing out the year with an EP from First Touch, “Daycruising“, via Born To Shine Records. The Manheim duo have 2 solid releases coming out in 2016 (the other one via Omega Supreme Records). “Daycrusing” reflects the creativity, maturity and versatility of First Touch productions, which is always filled with …

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Future Classic: Bonnie Banane “Soeur Nature”

The young French singer Bonnie Banane returns with “Soeur Nature”, her sophomore EP following 2013’s “Greatest Hits” EP, her debut. Right from the start there was something that intrigued me about her music. The past few years have seen thousands of R&B releases and artists come and go, most of …

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Beats

Future Classic: Knxwledge “WrapTaypes”

via All City: We’ve got 100 of these WrapTaype Packs: Limited Edition Gatefold full colour vinyl. Beats by Knxwledge / Art by Gangster Doodles / Raps From Your Favourite MCs Full Colour A3 Print 29.7cm x 42cm + T Shirt A3 Prints designed by Gangster Doodles featuring everyone on this Record… First …

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