Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: The Left “The Melody”

Another gem that came at me straight outta nowhere. I have this monthly discoveries exchange going on with LEC, one of my longtime childhood friends and this was one of his nuggets. Wow, ok. 1-0. THE LEFT are a trio with Appollo Brown on production duties that have apparently been …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classics: Lone “Ultramarine”

One of the many dope tracks from an outstanding new album called “Emerald Fantasy Tracks” from Matt Cutler aka Lone, co-founder of the Magic Wire label. Following the success of his previous project called “Pineapple Crush”, Lone delivers a really complete and intriguing album which is always a hard thing …

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Future Classics

Future Classic: James Blake “Limit To Your Love”

The term post-dubstep has been floating around a lot this year with people like Mount Kimbie and James Blake infusing their approach to the global phenomenon. Usually post dubstep keeps some of the same structures, tempos and sounds all with a more headphone approach than the dancefloor oriented stuff… but …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Tha Connection “I Want It Back” (R.I.P Guru)

Super dope stuff from NY duo Tha Connection. This is the first I hear of them but I’ll be on the look out for their upcoming releases. This is the kind of straight up boom bap hip-hop that I think we all miss. Don’t sleep on this one. I’ve been …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Shigeto “Unrelentless Drag” (Mike Slott Remix)

I was just finishing my latest podcast and I just didn’t manage to squeeze in all the tracks I wanted to so I thought i’d share a few. This is dope dope stuff from mr. Mike Slott. I love his solo productions, remixes and the stuff he has put out …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Black Sheep “Splash”

Well first off it’s a great surprise for me to post something on Black Sheep in my “Future Classics” section and not in “Forgotten Treasures“. Black Sheep used to be one of my favorite groups back in the day. I even had both the white and black t-shirts… but I …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Teebs “Anchor Steam”

(Almost) brand new heat from up and coming producer yet another dope Los Angeles producer TEEBS. Ok i’m a little late to talk about this one because this is 6/10 of the Los Angeles series put together by the awesome ALL CITY label. Previous editions of the L.A featured Dam-Funk, …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: SBTRKT “Step in the shadows EP”

The SBTRKT project has been making a lot of noise in the last year remixing some of the top names out there and pumping out a few quality EP’s in 2010. I had been playing a few tracks of his but this is by far his most complete work so …

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