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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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Hip-Hop

Give The Drummer Some: Karriem Riggins On His Next Moves

If you haven’t heard of Karriem Riggins by now it’s time you got acquainted. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan Karriem picked up Jazz drumming at a very young age, and by 17 years old he was playing alongside Betty Carter. It was during middle school that he expanded into producing …

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Jazz

Vibration Black Finger: Jazz-Not-Jazz Mutations Rescued From The Vault

Lascelle Gordon aka Lascelles Lascelle, has been a mainstay in the UK music scene for a quite some time now. From DJing at the legendary Wag Club and playing percussion and guitar in the Brand New Heavies, to drumming for indie rockers Campag Velocet and improvising with fellow percussionist Patrick Dawes, …

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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 Arthur 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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