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Future Classics

Future Classic: Wugazi – 13 chambers

Written by: Max Robin I already talked about the excellent mashup work from Max Tannone in another mims post, but here is another great mashup project. As the name suggest, this time it’s the work of DIY post-punk cult band Fugazi and rap warlord super-group Wu-Tang Clan to be shaked and …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Knxwledge “Old. Klouds”

It’s really not an easy thing these days with the insane amount of “beat tapes” and instrumental projects coming to distinguish the awesome from the ordinary. Well, actually no. It is actually very easy to spot when something this good passes you by, it’s just that let’s say there has …

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Future ClassicsVideo Digs
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Future Classic: Steve Arrington “Goin Hard” (produced by Dam-Funk)

Pretty much anytime that mister Dam-Funk drops a new project I pay very close attention. Other than his great talent, I really respect the dude and his entire approach to music. I had the pleasure of playing with him in 2009 (check out the recorded set here) As Stones Throw …

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Beats Soul

Future Classic: Demeraera “Through A Glass Darkly”

I’m always looking for music that will reach me on an emotional level. Sometimes I spend hours looking for new artists who will give me that feeling. One night – on a very early morning – I found Demeraera. I fell in love and I think it had been a …

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Beats Soul

Future Classic: Label Love vol.3 (Free Download)

Third in the outstanding series of compilations called LABEL LOVE. Like the two previous volumes, it is a Free Download but in 2011, is that even really a selling point? No, not really. The whole thing that is exciting about this is that it is a sampler of some of …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Capitaine Soldat – Mon amie la bouteille

Written by: Max Robin Finding and sampling rare breaks isn’t the biggest trend in music productions right now. Cool findings (and funny and unusual in this case) are often overlooked. That’s why I was captivated by this recommendation from Franny of Random Recipe (catch their hybrid of hiphop, rock and …

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House / Techno

Future Classic: Mr Beatnick “Synthetes”

I’m just a sucker for deep house and strings. Songs like Pepe Bradock’s “Deep Burnt” and Trackheads’ “Our Music” being the ultimate references for me of course. This little gem from Mr.Beatnick finally came out last week but had been floating around in sets for some time before. As heard …

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Beats

Future Classic: Gramatik – Beatz & Pieces Vol.1

Written by: Max Robin Dope new release on Pretty Light Music this month. It’s the first full record from Gramatik that I knew from a previous compilation by Pretty Light. Like the title say “beats and pieces”. Because of the title, I thought about Coldcut and the Ninja Tune sound …

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Beats

Future Clasic: Mister Bibal “Losange Jaures”

Mister Bibal has nothing to envy. He is one of the most recognized producers in the thriving France Beats Scene, such as Onra, Hazel and others. The producer was first known in Paris from the semi-final of Juste Debout – one the largest urban dance competitions in the world – …

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