Future Classics
House / Techno

Karizma & Marcel Vogel “The Deadpool EP” (Lumberjacks In Hell)

When talking about the roots of House music it’s impossible to ignore the importance of US cities like Detroit, New York, and Chicago, but these are not the only US cities to have spawned pioneering producers and DJs linked to the genre. Baltimore was the home of the Basement Boys …

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Beats

Onra “Chinoiseries pt. 3” (All City Records)

Almost 10 years have passed since Onra arrived with the charmingly eccentric Chinoiseries LP. 32 Hip Hop beats formed the sample-based project – dusty Chinese vinyl hissing and crackling throughout – resulting in an intriguing and spontaneous mix of the producers interest in exploring a newly-discovered style of Music with …

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Jazz

Yazz Ahmed “The Space Between The Fish & The Moon (La Saboteuse, Chapter One)”

via Twistedsoul: Bahraini-British performer Yazz Ahmed is transforming what jazz means in 2017. The recent Naim Records signee has built a credible reputation with her solo work as well as working with the likes of Radiohead, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Steve Williamson, Courtney Pine, These New Puritans and more. Ahmed recently …

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Hip-Hop

Ill Camille “Heirloom” (Jakarta Records)

via Saint Heron: The West Coast’s best kept secret has officially released her highly anticipated “Heirloom” LP and we’re absolutely floored. There wasn’t any doubt that Ill Camille is the truth, but as track after track spins hope and encouragement with real deal realities, we were left absolutely breathless at …

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Modern Funk

Born To Shine “Funk’n’Shine LP” (Born To Shine Records)

Born To Shine Records are back with another high-quality vinyl release, this one as a 6 track compilation, with some of the brightest Modern Funk producers. 6 different flavours of Funk from around the world. via Born To Shine: We love and live for the funk. That is what has …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

El Mahdy Jr “Time To Sell The Golden Teeth” (Boomarm Nation)

El-Mahdi Rezoug, who records under the name El Mahdy Jr, will release “Time To Sell the Golden Teeth” at the end of March, on Portland’s own Boomarm Nation label. To describe El Mahdy Jr as an artist who just focuses on dub, would be unsophisticated. A better informed summation would …

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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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