Future Classics
Beats House / Techno

Future Classic: Rihanna “Cockiness” (Jonas LR remix)

For the record I’m not a big fan of Rihanna. I don’t really dig her voice and struggle with the sheer amount of radio play she gets. This Christmas, I bought my little sister a copy of Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange to try and wean her off a diet of …

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Future Classics
Disco Jazz Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Donald Byrd “Dominoes” (J Boogie Edit)

Here’s a super funky edit of the live version of Donald Byrd’s “Dominoes” by one of my favourite dudes from around the way, the one and only, J-Boogie. Mr. Boogie did a nice job of beefing up this timeless classic for the dance floor, making it a staple go to …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Outboxx “Outboxx” (Idle Hands)

I don’t consider myself a specialist of House music or assume anything about what I don’t recognize because most of it is new to me anyway. House is only a genre that I have recently begun to have a proper relationship with, so I am slightly clueless about where to …

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Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: DJ Mitsu The Beats “Beat Installments Vol 2”

Smooth like pouring custard, phat like The Biggest Loser cast, and crafted like a Renissance master. C’mon man, it’s Mitsu! Was it ever gonna be anything else? I’m not name checking any tunes here, as I’m into ALL of them, for different reasons. However, I will say this. ‘New Connection’ …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Lianne La Havas “Elusive” (Flako Remix)

Oh my! What could be better than a Lianne La Havas remix by Flako, one of the most talented and original producers out there. Flako really keeps evolving and improving with every release and is transcending the “beatmaker” label and blossoming into someone who can be considered as a composer …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Omar “The Man” (Freestyle Records)

The official 2013 Spring anthem is here and it comes from Omar, one of the most influencial and original artists in the UK. How can you go wrong when you combine those flutes, bass clarinet with that voice! For the past 20+ years, Omar has contributed countless soulful anthems and …

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Shuggie Otis "INSPIRATION INFORMATION / WINGS OF LOVE"
Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Shuggie Otis “Wings Of Love”

Wow! Now this is some great news right here. The mighty Shuggie Otis is back and we couldn’t be happier to hear that some of his new music is finally surfacing. In fact, it has been 40 years since any new music has been released by the enigmatic and elusive …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Dandy Teru “Adventures” (Ubiquity Records)

Remember that whole wave of records classified as “Downtempo” or even “Chill Out”? In the last 90’s / early 2000 every label out there was jumping on the train with those shitty compilations themed with famous hotels, lounges and so on… Frankly 95% of the records from that period aged …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Jai Paul “Jai Paul”

A couple weeks ago we were very surprised and excited to hear about a brand new mixtape from the enigmatic Jai Paul called “Everlasting“. Well, it turns out that the unofficial mixtape featured some demo versions of unreleased tracks. Following a request by Jai Paul’s label (XL) we took the …

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