New ONRA EP on Fools Gold + North American Tour
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Future Classic: Onra “Deep In The Night”

via FoolsGold: As you may have seen on Pitchfork today, we’re proud to announce that Onra’s new Deep In The Night EP drops June 12th on Fool’s Gold – right in the middle of the producer’s US tour, which kicks off tomorrow at Beauty Bar in Chicago. See dates and …

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Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me”
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me” (1983)

I was racking my brain to find a “forgotten treasure” gem to share with you all and I remembered a bunch of cool stuff played by the homie Lefto last night in Montreal, as expected goodies from left and right, new and old. Just the way we like it over …

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Free Download: Onra “Keep On Loving Me”
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Free Download: Onra “Keep On Loving Me”

Our good homie ONRA is in the holiday mood and giving away one of his tracks that was released earlier this year on a Japanese project. I’ve been playing both the tracks from the vinyl at pretty much all of my gigs so here’s your chance to get in on …

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Future Classic: Onra “No Matter What” – Free Download (Chinoiseries #2)
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Future Classic: Onra “No Matter What” – Free Download (Chinoiseries #2)

The release date of the second instalment of Chinoiseries is almost upon us but Onra and the good people at All City are kind enough to lace us with a second free download from the upcoming record. “No Matter What” is actually one of my favorite jams on the record! …

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Onra “A New Dynasty” (Chinoiseries #2 Free Preview Track)
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Onra “A New Dynasty” (Chinoiseries #2 Free Preview Track)

Chinoiseries Pt.2 – November 15th 2011 A New Dynasty by Onra Our good homie ONRA has released the final teaser of his upcoming second volume of the Chinoiseries project. The concept is still the same: Onra goes on a trip to Vietnam and China, digs obscure traditional folklore music and …

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Onra “Chinoiseries part 2″ Preview (November 15th)
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Onra “Chinoiseries part 2″ Preview (November 15th)

Our good homie ONRA has released the final teaser of his upcoming second volume of the Chinoiseries project. The concept is still the same: Onra goes on a trip to Vietnam and China, digs obscure traditional folklore music and pumps it into the MPC for some boom bap goodness. It’s …

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Onra “Sitting Here” Video

Usually fan video = low quality and somewhat creepy. But in this case it totally works. So what started as a video mish mash of 80’s gems has now turned into the official video for ONRA’s “Sitting Here”, yet another bomb track off the “Long Distance” LP. I’m sure my …

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Alaclair Ensemble vs Onra “Rock Rien Du Tout / Send Me Your Love”

I’ve been bugging Kenlo and Maybe Watson for this for about 3 months now and finally it landed in my inbox! The boys from Alaclair Ensemble have so much love for my good homie, French beatmaker ONRA that they had to record some verses on top of one of the …

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Future Classics
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Future Classic: Buddy Sativa ft. Onra “Peripecia”

Had the pleasure of hanging out with Balthazar Dao aka Buddy Sativa a few weeks ago when he rolled through Montreal with Onra. He was playing keys for Onra’ month long US tour. On top of being a really nice guy the dude can play those keysss! He gave me …

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Hip-Hop

Onra & Lexis’ “Teenage Years Rap Tape”

I’m really happy to finally be posting this. This summer I was hanging out with good homie and super talented producer ONRA after the show we played together. After doing the music nerd talk we realised that we have pretty much the same influences and tastes. So we decided to …

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Cosmopolyphonic Compilation

Cosmopolyphonic is a really good crew from Japan putting podcasts together and including guests in the process (Tokimonsta, Kay Suzuki, etc…) They are a collective but I mostly know MFP from Japan who I hung out with last summer for a few weeks. Masaki Montreal misses you mang!! Check out …

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Contest : Onra “Chinoiseries pt.2″ Covert Art

Very cool contest put together by my mans ONRA. He is offering people the opportunity to design his new “Chinoiseries” record.

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