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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: XL Middleton “Racin’ To The End” (Omega Supreme Records)

In the past few days, there has been a ton of great new material, including the latest EP by Dabeull and also a new cassette, Is This The Future Vol.1, released by Omega Supreme Records, in collaboration with Mo Funk Records. IS THIS THE FUTURE? VOL.1 by featuring MOFUNK RECORDS …

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Jazz

Future Classic: Collucutor “Instead” (On The Corner Records)

Fantastic debut LP from Collucutor, the new jazz ensemble led by Tamar Osborn on sax and alto flute with production duties handled by Emanative. You might have heard one track on our last MIMS monthly radio show (link) but frankly the LP is so great that we had to also …

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Beats

Future Classic: DOC Mastermind “Uyuni Pt​.​1″

Lots of new interesting releases in the upcoming week, including the latest DOC Mastermind project, Uyuni, which will be released in 2 parts; Part 1 on October 20th via Laroche Records (Link), and Part 2 via Expansions Collective (Link). After having heard the whole project, I can say it’s DOC’s …

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Beats

Future Classic: Photay “Photay” (Astro Nautico Records)

We’re going to go ahead and state the obvious: Photay‘s new EP on Astro Nautico is easily one of the best releases of 2014 when it comes to instrumental / “beat” music. (Whatever we’re calling it these days) A release like this is a very welcome thing at a time …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Emeson “Bespoke EP”

It’s really unusual for me to play two tracks from the same project on the “Fresh Taste” show, especially when it comes from a 5 song EP! Emeson made me do it with his fabulous new project named “Bespoke EP“. This beautiful release seamlessly fuses different styles such as soul, jazz …

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Soul

Future Classic: Dornik “On My Mind”

Phil Collins. Sheila E. and now…Dornik. Drummer turned singers aren’t a complete rarity but this London-based vocalist feels like something very special. The former drummer for Jessie Ware, Dornik struck a soulful cord with velvety Michael Jackson-esque vocals, laced with a boogie bump, hint of synth and galactic elements that …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Andy Stott “Faith In Strangers”

Certain genres of music are inextricably linked with specific periods of the year. The season and mood that accompanies generally guides the music I feel like listening to. Andy Stott‘s music isn’t the first thing that comes to my mind on a beautiful summer day but when autumn comes around, …

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Beats

Future Classic: Flying Lotus “You’re Dead”

Death is inevitable, though somewhat intriguing. All my life I’ve tried to understand the concept of it, what it really means. A month ago, a close friend of mine died. He was only 20 and he had an amazing life. Now he’s gone forever. I’ve never experienced something like this …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: First Touch “Sure Feels Good To Me” (Hot Shots Sounds)

In this week’s show, I had the privilege to present a guest mix by Sean Rowlands (FlavorSavor); full of funk nuggets and heaters…45 minutes of pure funk. On my part, I just received the latest First Touch joint, Sure Feels Good To Me, released on June 30th via Hot Shots …

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