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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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Electronic

Copenhagen’s UFFE On The Art Of Moving Forward

Fresh from releasing one of 2016’s most varied and compelling electronic / dance music related albums, Copenhagen based Uffe is feeling restless to get the ball rolling on new projects and releases. Kicking off with his first release back in 2012, his career has been on a steady climb with …

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Electronic

Back to the Raw. The Lost Tapes From the Legendary SunPalace Project

“Rude Movements / Winning” by SunPalace (released in 1983 on Passion Records) has always been somewhat of an obsession for me. Perhaps the track I’ve played the most in DJ sets in the last 15 years. I always wondered where it came from and where the project disappeared to. Leftield Cosmic Disco …

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Eclectic House / Techno

Duke Hugh Comes Out Swinging With Debut EP on Rhythm Section

Since launching in 2014, Rhythm Section has grown into one of the most trusted and impactful independent labels, championing underground electronic music of all kinds, from house to jazz, soul and beats. The label continues to be a great platform for introducing new artists, and for their 16th release comes …

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Jazz Soul & Funk

Sketches of Skymark – The Swiss Producer Leads The Jazz Resistance

In the ever-growing landscape that is today’s music scene, it’s become exceedingly difficult to carve out your own niche sound. Driven as much by the Chicago moods of Larry Heard and the Detroit deepness of Theo Parrish, as by the song structures of Arthr Verocai and Norman Connors, there’s one …

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Modern Funk

Australian Funk duo Silver Linings Discuss Their Newest EP

Fresh off their brand new EP “So Good To You”, I’ve had the opportunity to chat with one half of the Australian Funk duo Silver Linings, topics ranging from their latest release, collaborations/productions under other monikers, and the Australian Modern Funk scene. I was really looking forward for this project, …

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Jazz

The Astral Progression of Josef Leimberg

The veteran Los Angeles-based trumpeter and composer Josef Leimberg waited over 20 years to make his debut as a solo artist, and he certainly made it count! Released in October 2016 on World Galaxy Records, “Astral Progressions” is without question one of the best albums of the year, all categories considered. …

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Beats

Submerse Marks A Milestone With “Works”

The blending of genres and styles is becoming more present than ever with the introduction of the internet and the ever increasing accessibility of music creation and recording software. If you ask anyone who keeps an ear to the electronic and hip hop spheres about an artist named Submerse, most …

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Beats

The Fantastic Voyage of Tall Black Guy

“Take A Trip” is the sophomore album from the Detroit-native, UK-based producer known as Tall Black Guy. It welcomes the listener on a 13 track voyage that meets talented guest vocalists and musicians along a the way. It is an album that goes miles beyond the “beat tape” stereotype. One …

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