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Broken Beat

CoOp Presents: “Selectors Assemble Vol. 3”

With the third installment of the “Selectors Assemble” EPs put out by label bosses IG Culture and Alex Phountzi, the quality bar remains high… real high. This collection of more than capable producers showcases the current interpretation of the West London movement and how it now informs the London Bruk …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Alton Miller “Cool But So… (Original)”

London’s Release/Sustain imprint returns with the “A Says Hello” EP from Detroit’s Alton Miller, with Chaos In The CBD stepping in for the remix duties. ‘Cool But So…’ borrows both from the old and the new, tinged with an Acid-Jazz flare while sounding updated and fresh. Broken and shuffling rhythms …

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Forgotten Treasures
Broken Beat Disco Eclectic Soul & Funk

Alex Attias Presents “LillyGood Party!” (BBE Records)

Even on the fourth installment of his “LillyGood Party” Compilation, Veteran producer Alex Attias is still cognizant of details that transform undetermined bodies moving, into a dance floor. About four minutes in on the forgotten 2009 foot-stomper ‘Midnite Magic’ by Tokyo based New Wave trio Cro-Magnon featuring Roy Ayers, the …

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Guest Mix
Broken Beat House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: Danvers (WotNot / CoOp, London)

As a regular appearance on ​CoOp’s Selectors Assemble​, both live and on their recent comp Vol. 2, he’s established himself as a new and original voice in the Broken Beat scene. “This mix is just a collection of what I’m feeling right now, and it’s mostly new or unreleased material. …

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Interviews
Broken Beat Electronic House / Techno

Move Closer To The Swing, Melody, And Vibe Of Steve Spacek

UK singer/producer Steve Spacek should need no introduction! With a stellar discography stretching back eighteen years, his work continues to excite and surprise in equal measures. Transcending genre and style, he instead focuses more on swing, melody, vibe, and atmosphere. From his forward-thinking music in the early 2000’s with the …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Danvers “Mason” (WotNot Music)

Since his appearance on Soccer96’s Jupiter Masterdrive Edits EP (alongside Danny Krivit and Glenn Astro flips, also on WotNot) in 2015, and subsequent EPs on WotNot, Monologues and SGOL, Danvers has swiftly become a name to pay attention to. ‘Mason’ kicks things off teaming dreamy Rhodes over a Bruk beat …

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Broken Beat Jazz Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Wu-Lu presents the N​.​A​.​I​.​S. EP

South London based producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Wu-Lu returns with his second EP ’N.A.I.S. (Not As It Seems). ’N.A.I.S’ offers a more comprehensive impression into his multi-layered style. Setting the scene with single ‘Jaybo’, characterised by its deep rooted guitar groove, swirling percussive moments and drawled out vocals – its …

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Broken Beat

UK’s Legendary Broken Beat Crew CoOp Unveil Their Next Moves

The renaissance of London’s legendary CoOp Presents nights is a continuation of the spirit of UK’s Broken Beat movement dating back almost 20 years. Now, the crew has started their own CoOp Presents label to showcase artists in the Broken Beat scene. They’ve been kind enough to share a track …

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Beats Broken Beat Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Horatio Luna “Safe Sesh” (Forthcoming Desktop Zealots Tape)

Moonshoe Records is proud to present MSHT002 “Desktop Zealots” – the forthcoming mini-album cassette from Melbourne natives Horatio Luna, an associated act of the notoriously talented 30/70 collective. With one man at its core (Bassist Henry Hicks) and an ever-changing backline; Horatio Luna’s output is constantly evolving – this time …

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Boom Music
Broken Beat Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BOOM MUSIC – Show #40 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

There has been so much good new music this past year, so trying to fit everything in one show was impossible! Jazz, particularly from the UK and Chicago, was outstanding this past year, so that’s well represented here, with the likes of Makaya McCraven, Emanative and Binker & Moses providing …

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Broken Beat Jazz Latin

Exclusive Premiere: Kaidi Tatham “I See What You See” (First Word Records)

First Word close out 2017 with the return of Kaidi Tatham, following up his “Changing Times” EP with another killer 4-tracker – this one entitled “Hard Times”. For those who don’t know already, Kaidi is probably best known for his work with Bugz In The Attic. His body of work …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Beraber “Forest Rain” (La Freund)

The third release for La Freund Recordings comes from Amsterdam resident Beraber. Consisting of four strong and very diverse tracks and a jazzy, piano-heavy remix by Chicago House legend Vincent Floyd, “Sun Ritual” works just as well in the club as it does at home. After working in Hiphop and …

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