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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Um River “Night Ceremony” (Arken Records)

Fresh of the back of his recent ‘Environments Ten’ release on XVI Records, South London based producer and Brownswood Future Bubblers alumni Munro returns to his own imprint Arken Records, bringing a few friends along for the ride. Following on from his debut Arken Records 12”, (a limited- to 100 …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Small Talk “Barrio Rich”

Small Talk is a group formed by two Montreal creatives. Los Hamptons BKA Nik Brovkin is a beatmaker inspired by the music played in his kitchen and his friends’ kitchens while he was growing up. Lex Garcia BKA Lex Garcia is a vocalist inspired by water cooler conversations at work …

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Interviews
Hip-Hop

Bullion Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of “Pet Sounds: In The Key Of Dee”

It seems like just yesterday that a young unsigned British producer by the name of Bullion put out his debut release: the unofficial (but officially dope) “Pet Sounds: In the Key of Dee”. In internet years, 2007 seems like ages ago: Myspace, blogspot pages, RSS feeds, CD-R’s. Musically it was …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Octo Champ “Lacuna” (Shapes Of Rhythm)

Octo Champ prepares the release of his second release of 2017, “Southern Uplands”. This upfront four-track release is a selection of dance floor ready disco and house and sits boldly apart from a lot of other music within these genres. Lacuna is the EP’s funkiest cut, featuring a killer bass …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Anthony Fade “Bout It” (House Crime)

Anthony Fade prepares to drop 4 lo-fi ghetto houz jams on House Crime with an exclusive first taste! Nothin’ but some raw and uncut rhythms to get things going! HC006 comes in bangin’ and leaves bangin’. Sometimes it’s best to push subtleties aside and just let it all hang out. Anthony …

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Interviews
Soul

Diggs Duke Places An 8-Year Musical Progression Front And Center

Baltimore-based soul singer Diggs Duke’s two most recent releases were recorded eight years apart, but oddly were released ten days apart this past May. Subject matter that once drew inspiration from the boudoir is now extracted from the output of work via turn of the century African-American poets and musicians. “Suckas, …

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Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Magic In Threes “At Jody’s” (KingUnderground)

We are proud to announce Magic in Threes are releasing their first double-sided instrumental funk 45 on KingUnderground. Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee the smoked out instrumentalist trio Magic In Threes are highly influenced by library records, old film soundtracks, and hip hop tapes. They were formed in 2010 as a …

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Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Lost Midas “Calipatria feat. NüTrik” (Tru Thoughts)

‘Calipatria feat. NüTrik’ is the third single to land ahead of Lost Midas’ second album “Undefined”. This digital release showcases his signature electrofusion sound, both in its original form and remixed by acclaimed LA-based drummer and producer Te’Amir, whose bass-driven thumper cements the track in the LA beat scene. Lost …

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Exclusive Premiere: Cosmic Analog Ensemble “S’Aventurer” (My Bags)

Les Sourdes Oreilles (The Deaf Ears), is the next generation analog cinematic music from the 21 century. Following the sound of 70’s cinematic jazz funk, this first 300 X 12″ from Cosmic Analog Ensemble is the new My Bags emergency hammer glass breaker. Designed like a ’70s movie soundtrack Graal, …

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