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Broken Beat

UK’s Legendary Broken Beat Crew CoOp Unveil Their Next Moves

The renaissance of London’s legendary CoOp Presents nights is a continuation of the spirit of UK’s Broken Beat movement dating back almost 20 years. Now, the crew has started their own CoOp Presents label to showcase artists in the Broken Beat scene. They’ve been kind enough to share a track …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Lay-Far feat. Stee Downes “Never Good Enough For You (Remix)”

“Never Good Enough For You” is a deeply intimate and emotionally charged love message, written in collaboration with the acclaimed singer and songwriter Stee Downes. It’s got a rough and edgy but equally soulful beat, showcasing heavy influences from Hip-Hop, Broken Beat, House and Jazz-Fusion to form a perfect foundation …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Hector Plimmer “Let’s Stay (Francis Harris Reform)”

One year ago Hector Plimmer’s debut album “Sunshine” was released to overwhelming support and acclaim. What had initially been uncovered as a collection of almost-finished ideas had been developed into the perfect introduction to Hector as a musician, an artist and an integral part of London’s creative community. So, to …

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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Pursuit Grooves “Defensive Play” (What Rules Records)

It’s been 3 years since the Toronto-based genre-defying music producer has released a project. During that time Pursuit Grooves was building her graphic/product design alias “MO:delic Arts“, and now she’s back with a heavy hitting industrial yet funky take on instrumental electronic beats that harkens back to the days when the …

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Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Alexey Lanvin “Your Eyes” (Gulf Point Records)

Gulf Point’s expanding roster delivers a twist with the introduction of Vienna-based Alexey Lanvin. Men’s fashion connoisseur by day, his new EP “One Look” diaries Alexey’s private persona as he broods over the octaves with acutely romantic flair. His series of short online videos hint at a realm where long …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Laura Misch “Lagoon”

Saxophonist, producer, and singer-songwriter ​Laura Misch​ releases her brand new single “Lagoon”. Laura’s​ ​main instrument is saxophone, and her particular focus has been using electronics to generate saxophone soundscapes. She makes both instrumental music and songs primarily on the cyclical themes of: connection, presence and release, the saxophone threads throughout …

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Soul & Funk

Win A Copy Of Magic In Threes’ “Finnish Funk / Shot Through The Grease”

Meet Magic In Threes – one of Nashville’s best kept secrets when it comes to stoney Soul grooves that sound straight from the 1970s. It would come at no surprise to find one of their various 7-inches tucked away in a 45 box simply marked “Soul” in sharpie at an …

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Beats Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Braxton Cook “Pariah (Kiefer Remix)” (Fresh Selects)

‘Pariah’ is the second song to be remixed from singer/saxophonist Braxton Cook’s 2017 debut LP, “Somewhere In Between”. Los Angeles producer and pianist Kiefer re-interprets Braxton‘s original sessions for the track, adding a bass-filled new groove to the beat and replacing the piano with his own solo in it’s place. …

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Afro House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Mpumi “Isilima” (Kalahari Oyster Cult)

Kalahari Oyster Cult presents the reissue of sought-after Kwaito album “Singapore” by Mpumi. Originally released in 1995 on Kariba Records, this album has been in the crosshairs of collectors for a long time. All tracks from the original LP were restored and pressed over 2LP for your listening pleasure. Kwaito …

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