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Exclusive Premiere: Karizma “Church Chords”

“Footwork House Jam #1” on In-Beat-Ween Music is a homage to the global house culture and the eponymous Moscow-based club night in particular. The idea behind this compilation is to provide the fuel for house dance culture and house movement to expand further on, blurring the boarders and eliminating the …

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Exclusive Premiere: Kaidi Tatham “Shims” (First Word Records)

First Word are keeping it moving for 2017 and welcoming Kaidi Tatham into the fold, with a firing four-track EP, “Changing Times”. Kaidi is a talented multi-instrumentalist that’s produced, featured, remixed and performed with an array of artists across numerous genres; jazz, soul, broken beat, hip hop and beyond. Perhaps …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ivan Conti “Mamao’s Brake (IG Culture Remix)”

Ivan ‘Mamao’ Conti is one of the greatest drummers on earth. A true rhythmic innovator, he is Brazil’s answer to Tony Allen, Steve Gadd, and Bernard Purdie (no small claim considering the country’s famed samba connection). Known by most as one third of Azymuth, his career spans far beyond with …

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Broken Beat Disco House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: IGOR JADRANIN (Belgrade, Serbia)

Hailing from Serbia’s beautiful capital city of Belgrade, Igor Jadranin has had quite a successful year in terms of releases and exposure! Through Asley Beedle’s Back To The World label he released his “Boulevard EP” which received support from many A-list DJ’s like Laurent Garnier, Kenny Dope, Shur-I-Kan as well of all of …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat Electronic

Future Classic: Jay Daniel “Broken Knowz”

Jay, now 25 years old, has become one of the leading artists in the latest generation of Detroit electronic music-makers. In the five years that he has been on the scene, he has released the “Scorpio Rising EP” on Theo Parrish‘s Sound Signature Records, “Karmatic Equations” on Kyle Hall‘s Wild …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat House / Techno

Future Classic: The Cyclist “Pressing Matters”

via Hypercolour Records: The Cyclist produces, what he has termed “Tape Throb”. “Tape Throb” is described as musical excursions into techno dance that echo the production techniques and warm sounds of the electronic pioneers, taking his cues from the likes of Throbbing Gristle and Boards Of Canada. His releases to …

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Broken Beat

Future Classic: Tatham, Mensah, Lord & Ranks “Cascade, … EP”

The four-headed Broken Beat monster is back for another fantastic EP on the 2000Black imprint. The collective consisting of Dego, Kaidi Tatham, Mr Mensah and Matt Lord, released their eponymous album in 2012, then followed it up with the “Off The Christmas List” EP last year and now return with this three …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Dada Cantona “Kunst EP”

via Fly High Society: Dada Cantona lives in Bradford. His debut release for Fly High Society features house, broken beat, funk and a picture of a chair. The first track that Dada Cantona made was a rip off of Flat Beat by Mr Oizo when he was about 12. “It …

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Exclusive Preview: Alister Johnson “Broken Body”

‘Broken Body‘ is the follow-up to 2015’s ‘Do It Again’ single. This two-stepping banger is dripping with 90s retro-futurist sensualism, a heady and visceral latin jazz-tinged house track with a back beat guaranteed to get the dancefloor jumping. Alister’s trademark synth flourishes mingle with the vocals of returning collaborator Rahan …

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Broken Beat

Lexis – Broken Beat Special for RINSE

Recorded for Rinse France on April 4th, 2016 As a huge Broken Beat fan since the late 90’s, I’ve wanted to do a Broken Beat special session for a while. I’ve always managed to sprinkle some tracks here and there in sets and recorded mixes but never got around to …

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24 HOV Mixes
Broken Beat Reggae

24HOV Mixes – London Edition: NAMEBRANDSOUND

(Photo by Bruno Destombes) NameBrandSound is the brainchild of Broken Beat & UK Soul music pioneers IG Culture (aka TS Repman) and Alex Phountzi. NameBrandSound’s ‘brukworx’ style takes influence from dancehall, jungle, footwork, 2­step soul and broken beats emerging with a forward thinking sound far greater than the sum of it’s …

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Exclusive Premiere: NameBrandSound & Sonar’s Ghost “One Word Twice / Walker”

(Artwork by Eriizu) NameBrandSound is the brainchild of Broken Beat & UK Soul music pioneers IG Culture (aka TS Repman) and Alex Phountzi. Their newest EP seems join forces with another absolute legend; Sonar’s Ghost aka Dominic Stanton better known as Domu to all of us Broken Beat lovers. He recently …

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