Future Classics
Broken Beat

Various Artists “CoOp Presents: Selectors Assemble” (First Word Records)

via First Word Records: We are very proud to present a heavyweight EP in collaboration with seminal groove collective, CoOp: ‘Selectors Assemble’. It’s been almost two decades since a bunch of music makers, bored of the genre constraints of their time, began toying with time signature and syncopation to birth …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Duke Hugh “Approaching Lights” (Music Of Color)

via MOC: Music Of Color proudly presents its first offering from none other than the breakthrough artist Duke Hugh. The “Approaching Lights” EP compiles four undeniable offerings, each standing on its own, and provides another glimpse into to the mind of the eclectic and versatile dutch producer. Approaching Lights EP …

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Guest Mixes
Broken Beat

MIMS Guest Mix: Neue Grafik

“Just a moment with my vinyl collection. 48 mins strictly for dancers. Hope you like it.” We’re excited to welcome French producer Neue Grafik to our expanding roster of Guest Mixes. As always we encourage artists we love to record something special and spontaneous for us with songs they might …

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Future Classics
House / Techno Broken Beat

Deoke “The Kudu Fantasy Versions” (Tiff’s Joints)

Tiff’s Joints returns for its second release with two hefty bubblers bursting with life from Deoke. For those that don’t know, Deoke is South London’s Dave Koor, an esteemed DJ, producer and killer on the keys. He also co- runs the label Albert’s Favourites, is one half of Modified Man …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Tenderlonious & The 22archestra “The Shakedown” (22a)

via SOTU: World Exclusive to Sounds Of The Universe – only 200 copies! Following on from the success of Tenderlonious’s “On Flute” EP – a hybrid mix of live flute and produced beats – the 22a label boss offers up a new live project alongside his newly founded 22archestra. This …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Neue Grafik “Soul Conspiracy” (22a)

via 22a: Since it’s inception in 2013, 22a has continued to showcase emerging, underground UK talent. Having initially focused their output around a core group of south London producers – such as Mo Kolours, Al Dobson Jr and founder Tenderlonious – the label has now reached beyond the Channel for …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Henry Wu “Deep in the Mudd” (Eglo Records)

Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) returns to Eglo Records following on from his joint EP with K15. “Deep In The Mudd” is a heavy weight 6 track EP which journeys through Broken Beat, House, Hip Hop and Jazz. The previously released “Negotiate” ft. Simeon Jones, which originally …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Tatham,Mensah,Lord & Ranks “Two Way Here One Way Go, No Facetime (errors​)​, BBQ” (2000BLACK)

via Twistedsoul: The collective talents of Dego, Kaidi Tatham, Mr. Mensah and Matt Lord combine once again for 2000Black. From the opening afro-tinged percussion of “Two Way Here One Way Go” you know this 3-tracker is going to be special. Delectably soulful and deep is where it’s at on “No …

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Forgotten Treasures
Broken Beat

Forgotten Treasure: Recloose “Cardiology” (2002)

One of those albums that perhaps got lost in the midst of the future jazz hype during the early 00’s, Matthew Chicoine’s “Cardiology” easily stands the test of time. Spanning 8 varied tracks with a cast of notable musicians such as Paul Randolph, Malik Alston, and Jerry the Cat; and …

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Exclusive Premieres
Broken Beat

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 Premieres
Broken Beat

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 Premieres
Broken Beat Brazil

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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