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Exclusive Premiere: Paper Tiger “An Ancient Secret”

‘An Ancient Secret’ is a first taste of what’s to come from Paper Tiger’s third album “Rogue Planet”, due for release in the spring of 2019 on Wah Wah 45s! Just like the quantum leap from debut long-player to sophomore album, and despite the band’s continued fascination with space travel, …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Octo Champ “Lacuna (David Hanke Remix)”

Originally released on Shapes Of Rhythm in 2017 as a part of his “Southern Uplands” EP, Octo Champ’s Lacuna gets the remix treatment from Germany’s David Hanke. While the original was more on an start-of-the-night Disco-House tip, this flip is a tad deeper with added keys and synths to also …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Danvers “I Can’t Let Him Know”

Fetch some Piña Coladas will ya!? The latest EP from Bruk-pusher Danvers coming soon on Boogie Café holds onto summer heat and will definitely fire up a room when called upon. With ‘I Can’t Let Him Know’, you already know what it is – soulful vocals, warm-as keys, shufflin’ percs and …

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Exclusive Premiere: Stano “Blue Glide” (All City Records)

Originally released in 1983 on Scoff Records, the elusive Stano’s rare solo debut “Content To Write In I Dine Weathercraft” now sees a much needed reissue from Dublin’s All City Records. Recorded in Alto Studios, the Irish artist eschewed live performances in favour of fusing collaborative, improvised, experimental music with …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Simbad “Take My Hand (ft. Brian Temba)”

On his forthcoming EP for Freerange Records, Simbad teams up with South African vocalist Brian Temba for a soulful journey which includes three renditions. “Take My Hand” coasts easily on a late-night / early morning vibe. The lightly placed kick keeps the pulse present and allows space for Brian Temba …

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Playlists
Eclectic

NACHTBRAKER Selects: Foundational Albums

Amsterdam’s Nachtbraker, a good-humoured Dutchman with his tongue always firmly in cheek, has always refused to stick to the ‘sound du jour’ and the industry’s conventions, following his own path instead, continually willing to step out of his comfort zone. To put in context his recently released full-length “When You …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Super Paolo “Funk City (B. Bravo Remix)”

Super Paolo returns to his Disco Milk Records imprint with two Nu-Disco cuts titled “Funk City”. Presented here, the original track has been flipped by a staple in the Modern Funk scene, B. Bravo, who ups the swing and gives it a bit more of a bounce! It remains four-on-the-floor …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: No Cosmos “The Post Human Shuffle”

“Accepting the terms and conditions, you allow your consciousness to be separated from your body. You now exist in a pure, digital state, online, forever. You and your friends celebrate having become immortal beings by dancing, but it is not the same now.” NO COSMOS is the alias of Montreal-based …

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Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Jazz

Reissue Of The Week: Takeo Moriyama “East Plants” (BBE Music)

As a part of BBE Music’s “J Jazz Masterclass Series”, spawning from the brilliant “J Jazz” compilation that came out earlier in the year, the label has just reissued Takeo Moriyama’s 1983 masterpiece “East Plants”. Since the time of it’s original release and up until now, only the deepest Japanese …

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