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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: STUFF. “Strata” (Sdban Ultra Records)

Strata is the first track from the second STUFF. album entitled “old dreams new planets”. “old dreams new planets” features the Belgium based quintet at their finest. Hybrid drums and nervous synths fighting over who can claim the deep basses. It makes you doubt whether you’re at a rave or …

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Afro

Exclusive Premiere: Dele Sosimi “E Go Betta (DJ Khalab Remix)” (Wah Wah 45s)

London’s new Afrobeat king is here to party and you’re all welcome to join in! Dele Sosimi’s album “You No Fit Touch Am” was released in 2015 to much universal acclaim. A perfect document of the lessons the keyboard master and vocalist learned in Fela Kuti’s ranks during the ’70s …

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Worldwide Sounds

The Elusive Clutchy Hopkins & Fat Albert Einstein Step Out Of The Shadows

Two of the music industry’s most elusive characters agreed to an interview and share a track from their upcoming album “High Desert Low Tide”. “High desert crunch meets city life punch for this collaborative project in sound”. Instrumental elements of Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop, Rock and tons more resonate throughout …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Elaquent’s Beat Odyssey Continues With His New Album “Worse Case Scenario”

Canadian Producer / Beatmaker Elaquent’s returns with his 5th album since his fantastic debut “After Midnight” released in 2009. The new album titled “Worst Case Scenario” might be his finest work yet. It showcases his sonic growth and is also a very introspective exercise. “…going on 30, no longer feeling …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Karizma “Church Chords”

“Footwork House Jam #1” on In-Beat-Ween Music is a homage to the global house culture and the eponymous Moscow-based club night in particular. The idea behind this compilation is to provide the fuel for house dance culture and house movement to expand further on, blurring the boarders and eliminating the …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Kaidi Tatham “Shims” (First Word Records)

First Word are keeping it moving for 2017 and welcoming Kaidi Tatham into the fold, with a firing four-track EP, “Changing Times”. Kaidi is a talented multi-instrumentalist that’s produced, featured, remixed and performed with an array of artists across numerous genres; jazz, soul, broken beat, hip hop and beyond. Perhaps …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere & Contest: Duke Hugh “Poly Valence” (La Freund Recordings)

Back in 2015 Duke Hugh challenged himself to produce a beat-a-day. In 2016 these tracks are finding their way onto vinyl, starting off with Duke Hugh’s premiere on Rhythm Section International. Duke’s tracks are driven by beats with subtle hints to Hip Hop – one reason that formed the love …

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Electronic Hip-Hop

CLOSED Exclusive Premiere & Contest: SUPERGOD “Expecto”

SUPERGOD is the brand new project from legendary UK MC King Kashmere (Strange U) and Avant-beat producer Bambooman (Accidental). Their self-titled EP drops on the 3rd of March and will be available on wax and digital via Bambooman’s own Health imprint. Although the two have crossed paths over the years, …

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Electronic

Premiere: Mike Collins “Steppin Out” (from Lost Tapes 1983 – 1989)

A few months ago, we had the immense pleasure of interviewing Mike Collins, the man behind the seminal SunPalace “Rude Movements” EP released in 1983. (Link) The SunPalace reissue/remastering project led by BBE was one of our highlights of 2016 but now comes an even bigger surprise: turns out there …

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