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Electronic UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Exclusive Premiere: Sensei “Tracking” (Jelly Bean Farm)

Sensei shares the heavy ‘Tracking’ on one of the most exciting new Bass-oriented labels right now, Jelly Bean Farm. Sensei’s “Signal” EP effortlessly combines aspects of UK Techno, Garage, and Bass music uniquely fusing the darker minimal themes with a bouncy groove. The result is a sophisticated style for varied …

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Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Expansions “Breakthrough” (Albert’s Favourites)

The Expansions have been a solid part of the South London soul-jazz movement since releasing their debut Lavender in 2013. Since then they have been working with British-Ghanaian soul singer, Andrew Ashong and the exceptional, new talent Connie Constance, as well as solo projects including Jonny Drop, Modified Man, Deoke …

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Contests
Jazz

Win a Signed Copy of EABS’ “Repetitions (Letters to Krzysztof Komeda)”

The growth in popularity of Jazz music in recent years has been described as a renaissance or new chapter for the genre. Musicians such as Yussef Kamaal, Shabaka Hutchings, Ruby Rushton, Nubya Garcia, and Moses Boyd have put a new stamp on Jazz music by fusing elements of classic Jazz …

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Classical

Exclusive Premiere: Ross Blake “Golden Spherics” (Horse Arm Records)

Fearlessly charting a journey into a world of mystery, Ross Blake’s delirious original soundtrack to Pretty en Rose conjures up the glamorous milieu of its parent film, yet goes beyond to inhabit its own peculiar and poetic realm of the imagination. Pretty en Rose was directed by underground auteur Angélique …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Silver Linings “Don’t Make Tracks” (Gulf Point / Wax Museum)

It has been a year of rapid growth for neo-Boogie front runners Silver Linings. Following their triumphant debut LP (and literal expansion from duo to trio) band members Françoise D’Argent, Benny Badge and Lachlan Peavey have wasted no time, dazzling new audiences on their recent tour of Europe/UK and mixing …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Beraber “Forest Rain” (La Freund)

The third release for La Freund Recordings comes from Amsterdam resident Beraber. Consisting of four strong and very diverse tracks and a jazzy, piano-heavy remix by Chicago House legend Vincent Floyd, “Sun Ritual” works just as well in the club as it does at home. After working in Hiphop and …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Rich Garvey & Ackryte “Compliment”

“Onyx Gemstone” is the new EP from Minneapolis based, Liberian born rapper Rich Garvey. The 5 song project is produced the talented and enigmatic producer Ackryte (Cascade Records, HW&W). Aesthetically speaking, “Onyx Gemstone” would be described as Lo-fi boom bap soul. Ackryte employs a collage of samples to create a …

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Tech Tuedays

The Floating Record Vertical Turntable

It was just yesterday, we were talking about this slick new vertical turntable called the TOC designed by Roy Harpaz, a beautiful piece of technology that has been making the rounds on all tech and design websites. Well, another day another new kick ass turntable, this one is called the …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Colm K “Seeing” (All City Dublin)

All City Dublin closes out the year with a 4 track EP from Irish producer Colm K. “Heights” is inspired by a variety of styles and musical sources with one common thread throughout: samples. Two tracks for the dance floor, the other two are more on the Hip Hop tip. …

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