Afro Electronic Hip-Hop House / Techno Jazz Soul & Funk

Crucial Material – January 26, 2018

Some big ones coming through the speakers this week, damn! No funny business with the latest yield of releases, and that is a fact. It’s left it hard for us to pick a favourite… so we’ll leave that up to you! Go get ’em. Chris Dave and the Drumhedz “Chris …

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Exclusive PreviewFuture Classics
Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

Exclusive Album Premiere: Trailer Limon “Change Of The Guard”

Trailer Limon (aka Daniel Meisenheimer) is a Bay Area based multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songwriter. As one-half of Boogie-Funk duo The Pendletons, he has produced sought-after records such as the 2010 underground 7” ‘Coming Down’, and most recently the 2016 up-tempo hit ‘Gotta Get Out’, which was released on Gilles Peterson’s …

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Boom Music
Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz Soul & Funk

BOOM MUSIC – Show #41 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro w/ Mr Pedro [NTS])

For our 41st Boom Music show and the first of 2018, we had the pleasure of being joined by Mr Pedro, one of our favourite DJs and a permanent presence on London’s NTS Radio since its inception via The Extended Play Sessions. He’ll also be joining us at JAMuary 5 …

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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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My Favorite Things
Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz Soul & Funk

MY FAVORITE THINGS #07 – Hosted by Psycut

Here it is, the first “My Favorite Things” show of this year! Deep as usual with a long introduction of spiritual tracks like the Danish “Placebo Sound” Iron Office, the brand new unreleased LP from Hermeto Pascoal, the surprising Reggae bomb by Dadawah, and the spoken word UFO from Alfred …

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Balance Radio Show
Beats Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BALANCE – Show #533 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

The final (regular) show of the year, so you know I had to squeeze in some current favourites before the Best of 2017, coming up in two weeks time! All new or new-ish stuff from the likes of Waajeed, Ivan Ave, Jordan Rakei, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Jimi Tenor and plenty …

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Interviews
Hip-Hop

Through The Lens Of Ivan Ave

With his distinct cadence, coupled with a penchant for a good beat, it’s easy to see why Ivan Ave is currently at the forefront of the independent Hip Hop / Beats scene. Having first garnered attention through his collaboration with Mndsgn on their “Low Jams” EP, and then Fredfades on …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

MED, Blu & Madlib “The Turn Up EP” (Bang Ya Head)

There goes the neighbourhood! MED, Blu & Madlib return with a new EP called “The Turn Up”. Soulful, hard hitting raw sounds produced by Madlib matched with lyrics from 2 of Hip Hop’s elite. The Turn Up by MED, Blu & Madlib With 9 Track IDs on this EP (five …

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Boom Music
Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BOOM MUSIC – Show #39 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

Back on home turf in London, Colectivo Futuro present just over two hours of current favourites, recent finds and upcoming releases. There’s Hip Hop from Italy via Ffiume, plenty of Jazz, new Kaidi Kat, the fantastic new Darkhouse Family record, On The Corner’s latest must have, and a fantastic reinterpretation …

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B-Boy Bouillabaisse
Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

B-BOY BOUILLABAISSE – Show #03 (Hosted by DJ Platurn with Domino of Hieroglyphics)

In the latest episode of B-Boy Bouillabaisse, we sit down with world renowned producer Domino of the almighty Hieroglyphics crew to talk records, digging culture, and life on the road with Del The Funky Homosapien (+ so much more). We also drop a couple of exclusives from the man himself, …

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Future Classics
Classical Hip-Hop

Sly5thAve “The Invisible Man: An Orchestral Tribute To Dr. Dre” (Tru Thoughts)

via TT: Multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and producer Sly5thAve releases one of his most accomplished works to date: ‘The Invisible Man: An Orchestral Tribute To Dr. Dre’. This recording is the result of a concert assembled by Sly5thAve aka Sylvester Onyejiaka, Eric Coleman (Mochilla) and Kentyah Fraser – who brought in Playing …

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My Favorite Things
Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

MY FAVORITE THINGS #06 – Hosted by Psycut (France)

My Favorite Things #6 is a deep mix of beautiful and hard-to-get Jazz LPs like Benny Bailey on Saba, Attila Engin Group from Denmark, The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble (Private US), and two Brazil Jazz LPs: Amanto Maita and Aquarius. I’ve selected the best of my recent digs on brand new …

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