Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Big L “Put It On” (Nicky Lars RMX)

Top notch remix from French producer Nicky Lars who tackled a tough one with Big L’s “Put it on”, his first official single released in 1994 produced by the mighty Buckwild. Well, let’s just say he did justice to the track and Big L’s short but powerful legacy. The remix …

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Beats

Future Classic: Kaytranada “Kaytra Todo”

You love to hear the story, again and again. The promising up-and-comer, young enough to be in touch with the spirit of the times, wise enough to carry on tradition, as he rises through the ranks and aces every test for us to see. For those like myself, that’s exactly …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Oh No “Disruptive Ads”

There is no doubt that OH NO‘s escapade with the Alchemist as part of the Gangrene duo seems to have made him a bit “harder” in his sound. The Stones Throw family is very present on the new solo album called “Disruptive Ads” (out on Fat Beats), in the form …

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Soul

Future Classic: DJ Day “Land of a 1000 Chances”

There comes a time where a record you’ve been waiting for exceeds your expectations; that rare moment where an artist you’ve admired reveals a different side and blows your mind. Palm Springs California’s Dj Day has managed to produce such an album with the sumptuous Land of a 1000 Chances …

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Future Classic: Chilly Gonzales “Something About Us” (Daft Punk Cover)

Chilly Gonzales is a bath robed pianist, a prodigious rapper, a world record holder (for playing a concert which lasted 26 consecutive hours), and a self proclaimed musical genius. His life is an expensive movie (he’s backlit) and after countless sequels, he’s still the opposite of peaceful (the opposite of …

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Soul

Future Classic: Rochelle Jordan “Pressure”

Canadian singer Rochelle Jordan has released her second free digital album Pressure in August 2012, produced entirely by in-house producer KLSH. This is something all fans of R&B need to experience. The chemistry between these two is a match made in music heaven. I was listening to it last night …

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Future Classic: Bennetrhodes “Tenderness”

I came across Kan Sano’s album Fantastic Farewell in 2011 and have been a fan of his ever since. I was so enthused by his music that I actually sent him an email to tell him so (my level of enthusiasm was matched in his reply). What I appreciate most about Kan …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Disclosure “White Noise” feat. AlunaGeorge

We are in a UK Garage state of mind these days as we have a huge night planned at the Montreal outdoor winter festival called Igloofest on Friday February 1st. We are also working on a very detailed post to try and recap almost 20 years of the UK Garage …

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Beats

Future Classic: Souleance “La Beat Tape”

The difference between an album and a “beat tape” is very open to interpretation, everyone has their own definition. In this case, the new offering by French duo Souleance (DJ Soulist and Fulgeance) called La Beat Tape, seems a little rougher around the edges at first listen then last year’s La …

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