Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Letherette “EP 002″

Wow. This is a must buy / download for all the beat heads out there. I should be keeping this to myself as a secret weapon for my Dj sets but being the nice guy that I am, I had to share this with you all. Ok, well first off …

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Hip-Hop

Dela “Music Is My Sanctuary Remix”

Dela is a dope beatmaker from France but also one of our favorite Montrealers! He took on the daunting task of remixing the Gary Bartz classic that inspired me for the name of the site. If you didn’t know the original version go check it out for yourself. Big thanks …

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Future Classic: Pursuit Grooves “Pressure”

Brownswood is very rapidly becoming one of the best labels out there and with Gilles Peterson at the control it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Vol. 6 of the crucial Brownswood Bubblers edition (tracks not necessarily found on the label) is another great one. Brooklyn based producer Pursuit Grooves …

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Soul

Future Classic: Ayah “Forgive me love”

Dope soul song from Toronto’s AYAH. Produced by Jazzy Jeff.

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic : Kayne, Kweli & Consequence “Chain Heavy”

Like a lot of people I have mixed feelings about Kayne. As a producer and all around musical art director I have nothing but respect. As an emcee is where I find him kind of average. On tracks where you have a lot of quality MC’s he clearly isn’t on …

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Maddslinky - Make a change
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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Maddslinky “Make a change” LP

Most definitely one of the essential records of 2010 for me. Zed Bias makes a furious comeback under his Maddslinky moniker, not that he’d been away but it had been a while since he’d released under his aka more geared towards broken beat and future soul. For those who are …

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Future ClassicsMusic Documentaries

Future Classic: Jammer “10 Man Roll”

Pretty good track and even better video from Jammer, recently signed to Big Dada records (affiliated with Ninja Tune). Taking you on a little 4 minute trip of the past, present and future of UK grime. Featuring Boy Better Know members Skepta, JME and Frisco… dope.

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Soul

Future Classic: Slakah the Beatchild “Something Forever”

What do you get when you mix the flavour of Raphael Saadiq with the musical genius of J-Dilla, then throw it in a pot and season it with a little Stevie Wonder & Quincy Jones? A glimpse into the soulful fresh style & sounds of Slakah the Beatchild. Slakah who …

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Future Classic: La Melodia “Give it Up”

‘Give it Up’ is the official video for the first single of the ‘Electronic Love EP’ from La Melodia, which was released on September 9th, 2010. Representing Amsterdam, La Melodia is an hip-hop duo that includes MC Melodee and DJ/Producer I.N.T.. Together this innovative duo brings production that is rich …

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