Future Classics
Beats

S.RAW “Beat Week” (KingUnderground Records)

Mutual Intentions producer S.RAW releases his debut solo LP “Beat Week”. Side 1 features beats made from Monday to Sunday the first week, Side 2 holds Monday to Sunday the second week. All were made in 2008 and 2009 by Mutual Intentions producer S.RAW. Some real necksnapping Hip Hop right …

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Eclectic

Clutchy & Fatty “High Desert Low Tide” (Aural Traditions)

High desert crunch meets city life punch for this collaborative project in sound. Instrumental elements of Soul, Jazz, Hip Hop, Rock, and much more resonate throughout the record. Acoustic and electric instrumentation set the tone and in their individual stlyes – Clutchy & Fatty navigate your journey through psych folk …

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Electronic

Dazion “Don’t Get Me Wrong” (Second Circle Records)

via Bandcamp: Second Circle’s first release of 2017 is a four-track debut EP from young Dutch producer Chris Kuhlen aka Dazion. Dazion‘s debut release introduces the Hague based producer’s deep love for goofy rhythm boxes and mid-’80s forgotten synths, and also features two collaborators; Ghanian musician Ebou Gaye Mada, who …

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Beats

2LATE “Waves” (Radio Juicy)

via Radio Juicy: Radio Juicy proudly presents “Waves”, the debut solo album by the very talented London-based producer 2LATE. Throughout the entire album, the tone is set on killer beats and mesmerizing melodies. Each track comes out as decisive and precise like katana strikes from a Samurai. 2LATE simply does …

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Brazil

Fabiano Do Nascimento “Tempo Dos Mestres” (Now-Again Records)

via Rappcats: Tempo dos Mestres (Time of the Masters) is the second album from the tireless, young Brasilian guitarist Fabiano Do Nascimento. It is the third Brasilian album released on Now-Again, following Seu Jorge and Almaz and Do Nascimento’s debut “Dança dos Tempos”. Do Nascimento’s is joined on “Tempo dos …

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Broken Beat

Henry Wu “Deep in the Mudd” (Eglo Records)

Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) returns to Eglo Records following on from his joint EP with K15. “Deep In The Mudd” is a heavy weight 6 track EP which journeys through Broken Beat, House, Hip Hop and Jazz. The previously released “Negotiate” ft. Simeon Jones, which originally …

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Hip-Hop

Karriem Riggins “Headnod Suite” (Stones Throw Records)

via ST: Karriem Riggins is best known as a Jazz drummer and Hip Hop producer for artists like Common, Kanye West, The Roots, and Kaytranada, but he doesn’t categorize himself as anything but an artist. “You don’t have to put yourself in a box…there’s so many different ways to go,” …

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Hip-Hop Soul

El Michels Affair “Tearz ft. Lee Fields & The Shacks” (Big Crown Records)

via Big Crown: With the full length, “Return To The 37th Chamber” dropping April 14th, El Michels Affair releases another flawless two sider to hold us over. Side A’s cover of Tearz is as much a homage to the Wendy Rene sample as it is to the Wu-Tang Clan track. …

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Electronic

Fatigado “Sanzala” (Golden Mist Records)

via Traxsource: A lot of the kuduro/tarraxinha/kizomba coming out of Lisbon these days is extremely raw, and Fatigado takes that loose, lo-fi digital attitude to its logical extreme. Little is known about Fatigado, but based on the handful of tracks on his SoundCloud, he trends towards the four-on-the-floor side, eschewing …

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