Future Classics
Broken Beat

Tatham,Mensah,Lord & Ranks “Simmering” (2000BLACK)

via JUNO: It would seem we’re back on the Christmas card list… 2000 Black supergroup comprising the likes of Dego, Mensah and original Bugz members Lord and Tatham have been slowly ramping up their releases again, and this year has seen their largest output yet. Simmering & The Long Climb …

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Modern Funk

João Donato e Donatinho “Lei Do Amor” (Names You Can Trust)

Names You Can Trust teams up with spacey synth wiz Donatinho and his father, the legendary João Donato, to release an exclusive 7-inch single from the duo’s fantastic new album, Sintetizamor. While the full-length is only available in Brazil, this crisp single, mastered especially for vinyl, will be reaching stores …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Jheri Tracks “Jheri Tracks Vol. 2 pt. 1”

via Boomkat: All City Dublin’s sub-label Jheri Tracks delve into the swamp of other electro, house and its mutant integers with their 3-Part 2nd Volume. Turning up claggy nuggets such as Lumigraph’s pendulous knocker, ‘Smelly Rockers At The Gypsy Rose’; the wayward ghetto-tech pressure of ‘Metro Boomin (DJ Sewer’s Underground …

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Future Classics
Beats

Lost Twin “Twin Talk II”

Pinto’s instrumentals maneuver like octagons – probing the reach of their limbs until they find a new, more interesting element to latch on to. Born in Sevilla and based in Brighton for some years, Carlos R. Pinto crafts sonic dreamscapes under his Lost Twin moniker that nod to the art …

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Electronic

Pye Corner Audio “The Spiral (Soundtrack)” (Death Waltz Records)

via JUNO: Martin Jenkins dons the Pye Corner Audio alias once more, transferring to Death Waltz in order to deliver the soundtrack to an imaginary horror film. It’s naturally an all-analogue affair, with Jenkins making the most of his impressive collection of vintage synths, analogue drum machines and effects units. …

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House / Techno

Dimensions Recordings “An Introduction: Pt. 1”

via DR: Over the past six years, Dimensions has firmly marked its place as a leading name in the underground, with its festival, International Series, DJ Directory, and Dimensions Soundsystem. Now, Dimensions is ready to extend its influence with the start of its label imprint – Dimensions Recordings which launches …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Benedek “Bene’s World” (Leaving Records)

via LR: Get 2 know Nicky Benedek: a producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and DJ. His compositions bridge the nebulous territories of house, boogie, hip-hop, jazz-fusion and experimental new age. Bene’s World by Benedek Born and bred in Los Angeles, Benedek began pulling inspiration from the city’s structural and visual dichotomies at …

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Future Classics
Soul

Technoir “NeMui” (Cane Nero Dischi)

Technoir is a psychedelic soul/nu jazz duo based in Milan active since 2014. The duo’s sound mixes jazz, electronica, soul and improvisation with a restless sonic research. During the last year they started releasing a series of ‘3Ps’ (three song Eps published every three months) that now form their debut …

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Future Classics
Beats

Photay “Onism” (Astro Nautico)

via Astro Nautico: Nature documentaries of the 1970s used synthesizer music to score messages about species endangerment and environmental disaster prevention. Electronic instrumentation was in itself an ominous warning of the reckless advancement of technology and an effort to audition a utopian harmony between people and machines and nature. Onism …

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