Future Classics
Jazz

Greg Foat “Symphonie Pacifique”

London-based pianist Greg Foat has dived into a wide range of sounds over the last few years on some incredible releases for both Jazzman and Athens of The North, experimenting with soul-jazz, cinematic library music, techno, pastoral acid folk, and ambient electronic tones. For his debut release on Strut Records, …

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Hip-Hop

The Koreatown Oddity “Little Dominiques Nosebleed”

via Stones Throw: “The Koreatown Oddity is Dominique Purdy. This album tells the origin story of his “supernatural powers and spiritual awakening,” the results of two car accidents that occurred in his childhood while growing up in Los Angeles’ Koreatown district.” Little Dominiques Nosebleed by The Koreatown Oddity for more …

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House / Techno

Byron the Aquarius “Invitation to Openness”

Holy fuck this is good! Byron the Aquarius low key just dropped this 7-track masterpiece on his artist bandcamp. Over the years the man has been refining his own blend of late 70’s/early 80’s inspired jazz-funk meets raw electronic music with releases on sure shot labels like Apron, Wild Oats, …

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Soul & Funk

Lexsoul Dancemachine “Lexplosion II”

Lexsoul Dancemachine’s 3rd album “Lexplosion II” will be out via Funk Embassy Records on May 29th. The 8-track LP provides fire power for the funk-soul-disco DJ, albeit remaining a pleasure treasure for the leisure listener. First time ever, the 6 piece Estonian group has invited collaborators: the loose-wristed guitar funk …

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Jazz

Gilles Peterson Presents: MV4

Gilles Peterson presents a time capsule of musical magic on this exclusive. Taken from a day of live sessions in London’s legendary Maida Vale Studios – studio MV4 to be exact, it was originally intended just for Peterson’s BBC radio show broadcast on 20th October 2018. Struck by what a …

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Electronic

Steve Spacek “Houses”

It took Steve Spacek almost 13 years to deliver a follow-up to his acclaimed 2005 debut album “Space Shift”. Happily, he’s not made us wait nearly as long for “Houses”, his sequel to 2018’s brilliant, Eglo-released “Natural Sci-Fi”. More importantly, it’s arguably even better than its predecessor, with Spacek combining …

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Jazz

Moses Boyd “Dark Matter”

Since being touted as jazz’s next big thing back in 2014, Moses Boyd has released very little music, though the few EPs he has put out have been uniformly superb. We’d expect plenty of hype around this debut album, but we can assure you it will be deserved. Boyd is …

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Modern Funk

Joanna Rose “Private Line / Love Affair” Avant Garde Records

2 years after their first collaboration with L.A. based singer Joanna Rose on the Nickee B debut album “Stronger”, Avant Garde Records are delighted to share their newest 7 inch single by Joanna Rose. This single features 2 smashing funky tracks produced by French Boogie master Nickee B. If you’re …

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House / Techno

Andy Stott “It Should Be Us”

I have been a longtime fan of Andy Stott’s signature dark, moody, slow and rugged approach to techno music since his first EP’s in the mid 2000’s on the Modern Love label. More than 10 years later, the Manchester-based producer still calls the same label home. After only a couple …

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