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Waajeed’s Multifaceted Approach To The Detroit Sound

Hailing from Conant Gardens Detroit, Waajeed’s productions through the years have been known as both inventive and genre-defying. Of recent years and with a more dance floor orientated mindset, Waajeed launched Dirt Tech Records as well as collaborating with many hometown legends like Carl Craig, Mad Mike, and Theo Parrish. …

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Broken Beat Electronic House / Techno

Move Closer To The Swing, Melody, And Vibe Of Steve Spacek

UK singer/producer Steve Spacek should need no introduction! With a stellar discography stretching back eighteen years, his work continues to excite and surprise in equal measures. Transcending genre and style, he instead focuses more on swing, melody, vibe, and atmosphere. From his forward-thinking music in the early 2000’s with the …

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Afrikan Sciences’ music leaves monoculture in the dust

For the past decade, Eric Porter has meticulously built a canon of Electronic Music that persistently challenges the status quo notion of what rhythm can do… And how it should behave. His take on West London Broken Beat is distinctly tied to culture, rather than trend or sub-genre classification. The …

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Broken Beat

UK’s Legendary Broken Beat Crew CoOp Unveil Their Next Moves

The renaissance of London’s legendary CoOp Presents nights is a continuation of the spirit of UK’s Broken Beat movement dating back almost 20 years. Now, the crew has started their own CoOp Presents label to showcase artists in the Broken Beat scene. They’ve been kind enough to share a track …

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Beats Electronic Hip-Hop

Seventeen Years In The Making, Dabrye Completes His Trilogy With Three/Three

For the casual music listener, the name Dabrye might not ring any immediate bells. But for someone who enjoys Experimental Hip Hop, left-field instrumentals, or is a fan of the early-2000s Beat Scene, they’ll tell you that Tadd Mullinix aka Dabrye is the one of the original pioneers of approaching …

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Hip-Hop

Through The Lens Of Ivan Ave

With his distinct cadence, coupled with a penchant for a good beat, it’s easy to see why Ivan Ave is currently at the forefront of the independent Hip Hop / Beats scene. Having first garnered attention through his collaboration with Mndsgn on their “Low Jams” EP, and then Fredfades on …

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Modern Funk

XL Middleton Invites You To Enjoy The Ride

The Modern Funk “world community” is always thirsty for new releases, and the new XL Middleton LP “Things Are Happening” is ready to quench that thirst. The Los Angeles native delivers his most complete project so far, following-up his “Tap Water”, “In The Middle Of The Night” EP and a …

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Ambient

Laraaji And The Infinite Now

At 74 years young, Laraaji Nadabrahmananda seems to be just hitting his stride. Born in Philadelphia 1943, Edward Larry Gordon grew up playing an array of different instruments, and studied piano and composition on a scholarship at Howard University. After post-secondary school he moved to New York where he pursued …

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House / Techno

AYBEE Articulates The Alphabet of Rhythm

Fifteen years deep into a riotous and defiant career, AYBEE – the multi-platform artist from Oakland, California and founder & chief alchemist at the Deepblak imprint doubles and triples down on the credo of ‘jumping off the ledge’ when creating his own dynamism of techno and house music. “The Motion …

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