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Disco

Exclusive Premiere: Chaka Khan “Some Love (Scrimshire Edit)” (Wah Dubplate)

“Scrimshire’s edits are synonymous with our imprint, and every one has been of the highest quality, often hand-picking the more obscure works you never knew you loved, from some of your favourite soul voices. As we turn 21 (release-wise) he pulls it out of the bag once again, reworking Chaka …

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Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Werkha “Shakedown Radio feat. Bryony Jarman-Pinto (Extended)” (Tru-Thoughts)

The 21st of July brings the eagerly awaited return of Werkha with the “We Communicate EP”. The EP holds a collection of three fresh tracks that are bubbling with the energy and impetus of new surroundings, life changes and myriad experiments in the live arena and the studio. The eerie, …

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Beats Electronic House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: jitwam “thejit” (The Jazz Diaries)

jitwam returns with this 4 track EP in anticipation of his debut album dropping in August! Though beats and fuzzy hip-hop instrumentals may be all the rage, jitwam (apparently from Manipur, but currently based in Brooklyn…?) offers something more out of the box with his original slow-motion funk, dusty soul, …

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Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Mourning A Blkstar “Give ‘Em What They Want” (Glue Moon Records)

“The overall concept of BLK Muzak was to combine a beat maker aesthetic to a historical and political landscape of Afrofuturism. I wanted BLK Muzak to be a conversation with our iconic symbolism. The symbols that have always sustained marginalized people and those that are at the very heart of …

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Beats Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Bessa “Picked Yours” (Handpicked Cassettes)

We bring you ‘Picked Yours’ from Glaswegian producer Sam Bessa’s “Arapahos” – a collection of singles taken from the forthcoming “Nice Pictures” LP. The release showcases Bessa’s ability to play the games of both the bedroom beatmaker and the professionally polished producer, bringing his signature brand of pineapple funk straight …

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Disco House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Michael The Lion “Get It On feat. Amy Douglas (Bosq Remix)”

Music continues to evolve and lions continue to roar! Thus is the case with Michael The Lion and his first EP on Soul Clap Records. Great music often pays homage to its foundational past and Michael’s original music accomplishes this with his sample-based focus rooted in a disco-funk-soul core but …

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Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Showfa “Thankful (The Showfa Rework)”

We’re pleased to welcome The Showfa inside the Excursions kitchen, to cook us up something sizzling for your mind, body & soul. Wielding a nifty set of disco scissors, he’s selected the finest of gospel cuts and brought them neatly to the boil, serving up three delectable dishes of hot …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Sunlightsquare “Oyelo (Original Mix)”

Sunlightsquare’s first single of 2017, Oyelo, is a mixture of Jazz, Cuban and House music in its most authentic form. Starting with moody latin-jazz piano and sun-drenched live percussion played by master percussionist Giovanni Imparato, the track is driven by the classic house beat of the TR-909 – the legendary …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Aroop Roy “Tembandumba (Club Mix)” (Sol Power Sound)

Sol Power Sound adds a fifth release to its catalogue with ‘Rising Tides,’ a blazing EP from London producer Aroop Roy. Aroop has delivered a string of hit records on Gamm, Basic Fingers, House of Disco, and Kampana, and is a welcome addition to the growing Sol Power Sound family. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Osage feat. Dezeray Dawn “I Found You” (Bastard Jazz)

Osage (pronounced Oh-Sage) is the electronic music making alter ego of Philadelphia based DJ/Producer lil’dave. The man behind Osage is best known as a veteran DJ on the Philly nightclub scene and as a member of the highly respected DJ crew Illvibe Collective. He has also been a fixture on …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Um River “Night Ceremony” (Arken Records)

Fresh of the back of his recent ‘Environments Ten’ release on XVI Records, South London based producer and Brownswood Future Bubblers alumni Munro returns to his own imprint Arken Records, bringing a few friends along for the ride. Following on from his debut Arken Records 12”, (a limited- to 100 …

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Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Small Talk “Barrio Rich”

Small Talk is a group formed by two Montreal creatives. Los Hamptons BKA Nik Brovkin is a beatmaker inspired by the music played in his kitchen and his friends’ kitchens while he was growing up. Lex Garcia BKA Lex Garcia is a vocalist inspired by water cooler conversations at work …

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