Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Kiefer “Happysad” (Stones Throw Records)

via STR: Kiefer is a constant in Mndsgn’s live trio, has shared the stage with Moses Sumney and Terrace Martin, and has lent production talents to the likes of Kaytranada and Anderson .Paak. He began playing piano as a child and producing beats at around age twelve, moving from San …

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Broken Beat

CoOp Presents: “Selectors Assemble Vol. 3”

With the third installment of the “Selectors Assemble” EPs put out by label bosses IG Culture and Alex Phountzi, the quality bar remains high… real high. This collection of more than capable producers showcases the current interpretation of the West London movement and how it now informs the London Bruk …

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House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

Teleseen “The Emotional Life Of Savages” (Goldmin Records)

African rhythms, Latin heat and otherworldly electronics collide like neurons, processed through a New York state of mind. Teleseen’s Jazz background combined with a love for House and Techno are ingrained in the grooves. Also key is the Samba, Baile Funk and MPB that inspired him while living in Rio …

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Beats Hip-Hop

High Klassified “Kanvaz” (Fool’s Gold Records)

Fresh off his first platinum plaque, the Laval producer comes through with a stellar and eclectic EP. To think he almost lost it all! Indeed, after having his hard drive stolen mid-performance… all the material for High Klassified’s upcoming album was suddenly lost. Except for one beat that became Future’s …

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House / Techno Modern Funk

Space Ghost Discusses Latest LP “Endless Light”

Celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary as a label, Tartelet Records has lined up a nice release schedule for 2018 from label mainstays and new signees. To kick things off, they’ve set free “Endless Light”, the new record from Oakland newcomer Space Ghost. Coming on like a brainchild to Dam Funk …

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House / Techno

Marcos Cabral “Nature Walk EP” (Dimensions Recordings)

New York’s Marcos Cabral steps up for his first full release on Dimensions Recordings with the “Nature Walk” EP. Following on from his epic “Prochainement” masterpiece on Dimensions 002, the EP provides a glimpse into the mind of a well-established and hugely respected artist. We were able to catch up …

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Electronic House / Techno

The Maghreban “01DEAS” (R&S Records)

For his début release as The Maghreban, Ayman Rostom shuffles his hip-hop alias Dr. Zygote towards the back for a darker mood and minor-key identity. With “01DEAS”, he approaches dance music as a disruptor and outsider to the pervasive carbon copy dumb shit that seems to hi-jack the cover of …

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Jazz

V/A “London On Key” (Waella’s Choice)

A compilation of new and original work from some of the best players in the capital, including Duval Timothy and members of Yussef Dayes Trio, Ruby Rushton, The Comet Is Coming, Vels Trio and Triforce. After sailing through soulful House waters with Hanna and RANGEr on their first two releases, …

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Jazz

ILL Considered “ILL Considered 3”

ILL Considered are on a roll at the moment, quietly stacking up their self-released output and smashing it on stage, much as they did at Total Refreshment Centre’s recent 6th birthday celebration. Their third LP is in fact their second studio album, following “Live in the Crypt”. “ILL Considered 3” …

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