Interviews
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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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Exclusive Premiere: Shadow Child & Bodhi “Um (Deejay Astral Reduction)” (Food Music)

“My Connected collaborations album brought together some of the most respected names in electronic music at the end of 2016, and I’m proud to present a giant of a remix package on Food Music, taking the music to the next level. Rimbaudian, DeeJay Astral, MJ Cole, Kry Wolf, Luuk van …

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Interviews
Eclectic

Digging Beyond The Crates With Mad Mats

The word curation has been overused these past few years, it now belongs with all the other buzzwords we hear and raise our eyebrows at. Yet, music curator is probably what best defines Stockholm’s Mad Mats. Before a track makes it onto one of his DJ sets or one of …

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Beats

Video Premiere: Boora “The Art Of 10 Seconds” (King Underground)

Boora is a producer from Russia specializing in raw, authentic head-nodding hip hop. “The Art of 10 Seconds” is his third release with King Underground. Originally released in 2013, it was then a Three-Part compilation. After a few changes to the project, it’s now available on vinyl LP with additional …

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InterviewsTribute Mixes
Soul

The Essentials of Omar: An Interview & Tribute Mix

My first introduction to Omar was around the mid 90s, which were also my early teens, at a time when I was still scratching the surface of what would eventually become my musical taste. As the years went by, I realized that with each new album, his name would pop …

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Disco

Exclusive Premiere: Chaka Khan “Some Love (Scrimshire Edit)” (Wah Dubplate)

“Scrimshire’s edits are synonymous with our imprint, and every one has been of the highest quality, often hand-picking the more obscure works you never knew you loved, from some of your favourite soul voices. As we turn 21 (release-wise) he pulls it out of the bag once again, reworking Chaka …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Werkha “Shakedown Radio feat. Bryony Jarman-Pinto (Extended)” (Tru-Thoughts)

The 21st of July brings the eagerly awaited return of Werkha with the “We Communicate EP”. The EP holds a collection of three fresh tracks that are bubbling with the energy and impetus of new surroundings, life changes and myriad experiments in the live arena and the studio. The eerie, …

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Beats Electronic House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: jitwam “thejit” (The Jazz Diaries)

jitwam returns with this 4 track EP in anticipation of his debut album dropping in August! Though beats and fuzzy hip-hop instrumentals may be all the rage, jitwam (apparently from Manipur, but currently based in Brooklyn…?) offers something more out of the box with his original slow-motion funk, dusty soul, …

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Interviews
Beats Electronic

Talking Parallels With Nosaj Thing

If you ask anyone who is a fan of LA’s Beat Scene about Nosaj Thing, they will tell you that without a doubt, he is one of the founding members of the movement. Nosaj Thing (real name Jason Chung) started his career off by attending one of LA’s first Low End …

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