Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: Billy Robinson “The Family” (1972)

During the 60s and 70s, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation sought out. the finest jazz musicians in Canada and recorded them improvising live in a small combo setting to document their work for posterity. A few vinyl LPs of each session were pressed up but most this incredible music has been …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Instra:mental “Thomp”

Oooh, calling all true Techno & Garage heads. A preview release for the upcoming INSTRA:MENTAL record on NonPlus Records. Other than the fact that Instra:mental aka Boddika are one of my favorite producers in the genre, this is yet another hot project for the very underrated NonPlus Records. They always …

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Future Classic: DNTEL “Enya Mixes”

If you’ve been following my site for a little bit, you know that i’m very iffy on the whole beat tape stuff and especially with mash ups or remix projects. I think about 5-10% of them sound like they took more than a day to be made. I’m really liking …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Gino Soccio “You Move Me” (1982)

To tie into the Forgotten Treasure theme this week which is forgotten Canadian Gems, I immediately thought of one track, Gino Soccio‘s jam “You Move Me” from 1982. I could easily find myself listening to the intro of this track on repeat! I love the plucky guitar track that pans …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Saukrates / Choclair “21 Years / Father Time” (1995)

Ok, this is the first of what I hope to be weekly theme oriented “Forgotten Treasures” selections. Starting things off nicely with long forgotten CANADIAN gems. We gonna bring heat from all angles and show you all that there tons of dope shit that came out of here. So here …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: J Rocc “Some Cold Rock Stuff” – New Album

Wowza. Gotta admit I’ve been really looking forward to this one. J Rocc(of Beat Junkies fame) is one of my favorite DJ’s is releasing his second full lenght record for Stones Throw Records. His first 12′ with the “Party” and “Star” tracks which came out in November was hands down …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Burial & Four Tet & Thom Yorke “Mirror”

A two track collaborative twelve inch from Burial + Four Tet + Thom Yorke… “A-side is titled ‘EGO’, AA-side titled ‘MIRROR’. Plain black house bag and black label. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Four Tet, and dubstep enigma Burial have teamed up for a 12″ on Four Tet’s Text record label. Between …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Exile & Free the Robots “Los Angeles 10/10”

The conclusion of one of the best beat series in recent memory is here. Part 10 of 10 of Los Angeles beat maker series from All City Records features Exile & Free The Robots. After volumes with Teebs, Daedelus, Computer Jay, Dam Funk, it concludes the series in a very …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: MED ft. Talib Kweli “Classic”

Brand spanking new official video from MED and Talib Kweli for “Classic” which has been floating around for a few months. Super fresh jazz club video to go with that classic boom bap lyricist thang! From the forthcoming album by MED on Stones Throw. “Classic” is produced by Karriem Riggins. Directed …

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