Future Classic: Jeb Loy Nichols “Hard Times”
Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Jeb Loy Nichols “Hard Times”

I’ve been sitting on this one for a little while now, I’ve been meaning to include it in a MIMS Radio Show but everytime it slipped my mind. And then today I was writing about the sad state of affairs right now in Montreal and I was thinking about a …

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Future Classic: Jazz Collective “Jazz Collective LP”,
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Jazz

Future Classic: Jazz Collective “Jazz Collective LP”

I really wanted to keep this one all to myself and put it out on my next MIMS radio show but good things are made to be shared! Big up to the homie Lefto for putting me on to this one. Japan has had an amazing cutting edge jazz scene …

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Future Classic: Dibia$e “Looney Goons”
Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Dibia$e “Looney Goons”

Brand new LP is coming from one of our favorite producers and good homie, California’s DIBIA$E. The 15 track project called “Looney Goons” is now available through the good people at FatBeats in collaboration with Dib’s own imprint called 10Thirty and it’s a really good one, take our word for …

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Future Classic: Prizm “Volumes EP”
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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Prizm “Volumes EP”

Prizm is an up and coming producer from East London that you need to hear if you’re into that grimey UK Funky sound and all those UK Garage mutations. Well at the very least you’ll be hearing about him from us. I was browsing around on one of my favorite …

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Photek + Pinch “Acid Reign” (Dubplate Version)
Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Photek + Pinch “Acid Reign” (Dubplate Version)

Dubstep really has become quite easy to make fun of these days. I don’t remember a music genre facing such a backlash from magazines, critics and bloggers. Thing is, as with absolutely any genre it’s always been about finding the gems. That elusive 5% of geniusness! In fact, you should …

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Future Classic: Large Pro “M.A.R.S” with Cormega, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Saigon
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Large Pro “M.A.R.S” with Cormega, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Saigon

Hip-hop is having a great opening to 2012 with tons of great projects from young dudes but also some of the veterans are coming through nice with some really great stuff and this one is definitely ranking in there. Couldn’t quite recall where I heard this a few months ago …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: A$AP Rocky “Goldie”

You know us by now, we’re not always down with that BLOG RAP thing. But then again, rules are meant to be broken! At first glance, the new video from Harlem’s A$AP Rocky might seem like the same old boring formula and in some ways it is: expensive car (check), …

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Future Classic: Apollo Brown & OC “Trophies”
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Apollo Brown & OC “Trophies”

Ever since we absolutely fell in love with Apollo Brown’s production skills from his part in rap collective The Left, we’ve been hooked and always anxious to hear what he’s got next on the menu. 2011’s instrumental record of the year (for us) called “Clouds” definitely confirmed for us that …

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Future Classic: Ray Foxx “Butterflies” (Wookie Remix)
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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Ray Foxx “Butterflies” (Wookie Remix)

There is a resurgence of UKG vets brewing across the pond. A very exciting prospect for anyone passionate about the legacy they have left behind, and are still creating. Among the legends making waves is “producer stroke artist stroke remixer and odd jobs man” Wookie, who actually hasn’t released a …

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