Future Classics
Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

Amp Fiddler “Amp Dog Knights” (Mahogani Music)

via Bandcamp: For his fourth studio album, Amp Fiddler returns to fellow Detroit native Moodymann’s Mahogani Music for “Amp Dog Knights”, a suite of 13 tracks A&R’ed and co-curated with the house & techno luminary. It was recorded at his “Camp Amp” studio basement in Detroit, another chance to catch …

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Electronic

Kllo “Backwater” (Ghostly International)

via Ghostly: The great metaphorical River has been lending itself to wise sayings for ages, usually as a manifestation of time, or in relation to how we see instances pass. It exists only as current, neither in the past nor the future, the present. Rarely though do we look for …

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Future Classics
Eclectic

Golden Teacher “No Luscious Life” (Golden Teacher Records)

via GTR: The band known as Golden Teacher is proud to release its long player: “No Luscious Life” – seven proximate cuts lovingly collected from the group’s work within the velveteen walls of the notorious Green Door Studio. This is not an album by any intention or through any concept. …

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Ambient Electronic

JV Lightbody “Inner Work” (New Atlantis)

Inner Work is the second release from New Atlantis, and the first from J.V. Lightbody (co-founder of New Atlantis), and also known for his music as Deadboy. “Inner Work” is a distillation of the sounds that sparked the founding of New Atlantis, and a synthesizer driven exploration of the inner …

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Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Boy Dude “Cassette For You” (Hobo Camp)

via HC: Multi-instrumentalist and music producer Jordan Chini armed with an array of guitars, basses, drum machines, and vintage synths has fused the spirit of lo-fi songwriting and psychedelia with the aesthetics of experimental funk and soul under his brand-new guise “BOY DUDE”. Sculpted using peculiar studio techniques, “Cassette For …

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Future Classics
Eclectic Electronic

Jonti “Tokorats” (Stones Throw)

via ST: Originating in a New York apartment and completed in a garage in suburban Sydney, Jonti’s new album Tokorats will see release November 3rd on Stones Throw Records. Following up from 2012 releases “Twirligig” and “Sine & Moon”, “Tokorats” is a psychedelic, harmony-rich dream-hop journey. Originally recorded as a …

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Future Classics
Electronic

⣎⡇ꉺლ༽இ•̛)ྀ◞ ༎ຶ ༽ৣৢ؞ৢ؞ؖ ꉺლ “)✧⃛*”

If anyone can translate that for us it would be greatly appreciated. An artist who uses Wingdings as their name, album titles, and track names. This is a first… for me at least! )✧⃛* by ⣎⡇ꉺლ༽இ•̛)ྀ◞ ༎ຶ ༽ৣৢ؞ৢ؞ؖ ꉺლ Upon doing a bit of research into who this mysterious artist …

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Future Classics
Jazz Soul & Funk

30/70 Collective “Elevate” (Rhythm Section)

On their 20th release Rhythm Section, the London-based but Worldwide-minded label, continue to stretch the boundaries of what an underground/dance floor label can be. Bradley Zero once again taps into the talent pool of Melbourne, Australia and presents this ‘mini-album’ from the 30/70 Collective. Rhythm Section has previously released an …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Black Noi$e “Time Crisis” (Portage Garage Sounds)

via PGS: Black Noi$e, aka Rob Mansel, is a Detroit-based producer and DJ working in currents of hip-hop, house, and techno. As a DJ and producer, Black Noi$e has worked extensively with ZelooperZ, producing much of his début, ‘Bothic’ and co-producing ‘Everlast’ on ZGTO’s “A Piece of the Geto”. In …

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