Future Classics
Electronic UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Modified Man “Modifications: Set 3”

3rd in a series of 12s from this hardworking duo. Possibly their biggest cut so far, “Blame’s On You Bruv” features warm synths, punctuated by vocal samples, driven by a brukish 2-step rhythm. But there is still plenty more disco house, mutoid electro, jazz funk solos and arpeggios galore to …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: CPEN ft. Bluey Robinson “I’m Searching (Kerri’s Feel Vocal)”

Madhouse Records label boss Kerri Chandler returns to his imprint with a heavy set of remixes for CPEN ft. Bluey Robinson’s single entitled ‘I’m Searching’. Each flip has its own personality and flavour, but the ‘Feel Vocal’ stood out for us on this one. Warm and delicate keys dangle gently …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat Jazz

Kamaal Williams & K15 “Catch The Loop 1”

via Black Focus Records Side A K15 – The Return Tape Chopped up elements from The Return blended with other Kamaal Williams material K15 found online to build a sense of the album’s context and intentions. Side B Kamaal Williams – NTS Live Session Live performance at Flesh and Bone …

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Electronic Jazz

Video Premiere: Kaos Protokoll “Story Line”

From their latest full-length release “Everyone Nowhere”, Kaos Protokoll shares their latest single and video for the impressionistic ‘Story Line’. It’s safe to say that the Swiss four-piece is slowly but surely becoming a regular name amongst fans of the GoGoPenguins, Jaga Jazzists and Makaya McCravens of this world. They’ve …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Ben Hauke “Movin’ Broke”

The young South East London producer Ben Hauke takes us on an epic sonic excursion with a four track sampler on the CoOp’s “Coopr8 Records”. “Movin’ Broke” is driven by crunchy MPC beats laced with obscure and dusty Puerto Rican breaks mashed with Brazilian, and Cuban crate digs delivering Ben’s …

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Eclectic Electronic Jazz Soul

Video Premiere: Richard Spaven “Spin (feat. Jordan Rakei)”

Following the release of his latest album “Real Time”, critically acclaimed drummer and composer Richard Spaven has connected with a Berlin-based dance collective to present the new video for his track ‘Spin’. After Spaven came across a choreography the collective had done for his song ‘Undertow’, the two parties quickly …

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Lazy Days
House / Techno

LAZY DAYS – Show #75 (Hosted by Fred Everything)

The first snow is upon us in Montreal and we’re slowly moving into hibernation season. Music tastes slowly shift towards more introspective music. The new show embraces this sentiment, without forgetting about the fun factor of the disco roots constant on the show. Lots of regulars again on this episode, …

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Tribute Mixes
Eclectic Electronic

Tribute to Factory Records – Selected by Phil Larochelle

After my Mo Wax tribute mix a couple weeks back, when Lexis asked me if I was interested to do another label tribute mix I immediately thought of Factory Records. The result is a both nostalgic and personal of course but brings this eclectic approach to club music, dance music …

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MIMS Lists
Ambient Beats Electronic Jazz

Digging Deep Into The Brainfeeder Catalogue

In the eyes of many, Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint is the leading symbol of DIY done right. Formed in 2008 the label brought together the artists who were part of a burgeoning musical movement we now know as “The Beat Scene”. Straddling the lines of Instrumental Hip Hop, Experimental Electronic, …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Waajeed “From The Dirt”

When the foundations of Techno were being forged, Robert O’Bryant aka Waajeed was just young local Detroit kid soaking it all in. He would sit down with his family and watch TV dance shows like The Scene and The New Dance Show where dance music from Juan Atkins, Kraftwerk to …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Nikki O & Javonntte “Love Without You (Vocal)”

Detroit natives Nikki O and Javonntte collaborate on an EP filled with Motor City Soul! With “The Color Of Midnight” EP they’ve laid down two tracks which come equipped with both Vocal & Dub versions. Here on the Vocal of ‘Love Without You’ all the pieces are in place for an …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Kid Sublime “It’s Real” (Jazzy Sport)

Legendary Tokyo-based label Jazzy Sport welcomes Dutch luminary Kid Sublime for a limited edition double LP entitled “The Padded Room”. The Netherlands-based producer cut his teeth as a member of early ’00s Hip Hop, Jazz and Beatdown collective Rednose Distrikt, releasing on labels like Kindred Spirits and Rush Hour. Now …

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