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Beats Jazz

Rejoicer “Energy Dreams” (Stones Throw Records)

Yuvi Hawkin, the Tel-Aviv based producer who records using the moniker Rejoicer, chops up and filters a confluence of ideas and colours on his Stones Throw début Energy Dreams. The combination of Neo-Fusion Jazz, experimental Beats, world music accents, and Classical music orchestration bears the fruit of an eleven song …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (September 7th, 2018)

After a week hiatus because of Dimensions Festival in Croatia, we’re back in the loop to bring you our weekly selection of some of the best brand new releases! A ton of good albums and EPs were put out these past couple weeks, and like always we tried to keep …

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Jazz

Album Of The Week: The Gondwana Orchestra (feat. Dwight Trible) “Colors”

To help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the UK-based Gondwana Records, the label is putting out a collection of limited-edition Spiritual Jazz releases. As a part of this series, the label has just released an EP paying homage to legendary saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders featuring the Gondwana Orchestra and special guest …

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Beats House / Techno

Lay-Far “War Is Over” (In-Beat-Ween Music)

Russia’s Alexander Lay-Far released his long-awaited third studio album “War Is Over” this past Friday on his own In-Beat-Ween imprint. The deeply personal, honest, and uncompromising album covers a lot of ground stylistically and shows a ton of versatility and musical knowledge. It makes sense that the album nods to …

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Electronic

Sampology “Mt. Glorious EP” (Middle Name Records)

via Beat Caffeine: Quite possibly one of the best records of the summer comes from down under as innovative Australian producer and DJ known as Sampology (aka Sam Poggioli) has just released a great new EP titled “Mt Glorious”. The six-track recording, named after a national rainforest just outside of …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (August 25th, 2018)

Good albums just keep coming! To help you avoid the task of sifting through hundreds of new releases every week, we’ve selected what we think are the best… hopefully you discover something new! The Gondwana Orchestra (feat. Dwight Trible) “Colors” Colors by The Gondwana Orchestra (feat. Dwight Trible) Genre: Jazz …

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Electronic

Album Of The Week: Djrum “Portrait With Firewood” (R&S Records)

For his first full length release in 5 years, Djrum delivers the highly emotional work “Portrait With Firewood”. Allowing yourself to be vulnerable is never easy, but in most cases the results usually end up being a lot more truthful to who you are at the core. “Portrait With Firewood” …

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Eclectic

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (August 18th, 2018)

Good albums just keep coming! To help you avoid the task of sifting through hundreds of new releases every week, we’ve selected what we think are the best… hopefully you discover something new! DJRUM “Portrait With Firewood” Portrait With Firewood by Djrum Genres: Electronic / Orchestral Label: R&S Purchase Really …

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Electronic Soul

Album Of The Week: Tirzah “Devotion” (Domino)

A lot of people hate the hyper classification of music, arguing about which sub-sub genre box a record fits. Personally, as a music nerd and omnivore, I love it. I love contextualizing the record by trying to imagine in my head where I would file it in my collection – …

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